Fellowships Available for a Summit on Grassroots Women's Leadership and Governance ((tag: Funds Offered))

by ChandniP on Dec 22, 2010      Category: Tags: npsbm

From Juliana

Dear Friends


Please find below a call for applications to participate in a fellowship for women’s leadership. Application form is attached. Please note the closing date is the 24th December.


Fellowships Available for the Global Summit on Grassroots Women`s Leadership and Governance


The Huairou Commission Governance Campaign will host the Global Summit on Grassroots Women`s Leadership and Governance from March 7th-8th, 2011.  During the two days Summit, participants representing grassroots, non-governmental and women's movement organizations, local and national governments, academia, multi-lateral organizations, social entrepreneurs and the private sector, will convene to discuss grassroots women's leadership, participation in decision-making, and contributions to good governance. The participants will also discuss about impediments to women's influence in the public sphere and strategies women have employed to ensure that decision-making processes are reflective of their priorities.


In preparation for the Summit, we will hold the Grassroots Women Leaders Peer Workshops from March 3rd to 5th, in which grassroots women`s leaders from the HC network and those nominated by partners will consolidate grassroots women`s collective strategies in claiming rights to participate and lead in development processes at global level. 


The Huairou Commission has fellowships available to support 25 participants and we expect that other 25 participants be supported by their own organizations or by local, national and international partners. Please send your nominations by December 24th to carolina.pinheiro@huaiorou.org and sarah.silliman@huairou.org.

Warmest Regards


Juliana Davids

Women and Girl's Programme Coordinator

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