Pathways Africa 2020 – Women Conservationists Leadership Workshop

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APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN for the Women Conservationists Leadership Workshop (14th-16th February 2020) at the Pathways Africa 2020: Human Dimensions of Wildlife Conference and Training!

Pride Lion Conservation Alliance and Colorado State University have joined forces to offer a special training as part of Pathways Africa 2020: Human Dimensions of Wildlife Conference and Training. The focus of the training is to help African women conservation leaders strengthen their leadership skillsets to both achieve their goals and achieve greater conservation outcomes across Africa. The training will be held the Brackenhurst Conference and Training Center in Limuru, Kenya.

This 3-day training workshop will be held for a cohort of women conservationists aimed at supporting their leadership skills. The training will offer personal growth opportunities such as leadership identity development, mentorship training, negotiation/conflict resolution skills, and creating a peer network of women conservation leaders to support one another in achieving greater conservation impact. Successful applicants will also be encouraged to submit an abstract or session proposal to be presented at the Pathways Kenya conference directly following the 3-day training.
Deadline for applications is 31 August 2019
TRAINING TIMELINE
  • Applications Open: 15 July, 2019
  • Applications Closed: 31 August, 2019
  • Notification Letters Sent: 20 September, 2019
  • 3-Day Training Workshop: 14-16 February, 2020 at Brackenhurst Conference and Training Center, Limuru, Kenya (arrivals 13 Feb)
FUNDING
Successful applicants will have their lodging, meals, and conference registration fully funded. Additional stipends will be available for travel expenses up to USD $500.
ELIGIBILITY
The focus of this training is for women-identified individuals. To apply for this training you must:
  1. Work in the environmental conservation space
  2. Currently hold a middle or upper level management position
  3. Currently lead a team of at least 2 people
  4. Have worked in Africa for 5 years or more or be an African national

Application

Visit the application link here for eligibility requirements and to learn more about how you can create a new path to successful leadership, increase your resilience in challenging times, and be part of a network of like-minded women conservationists.

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