APPLY: AIMS-Women in Innovation (WiIN) Leadership Development Program for Young Women from Across Africa 2017 (Fully Funded)
By admin On 3 Jun, 2017 At 12:42 AM | Categorized As Fellowships | With 0 Comments

The AIMS-Women in Innovation (WiIN) program is a unique (1 week long) leadership development program designed especially for recent female university graduates who want to pursue and thrive in a career in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math).

Through the AIMS-WiIN program, 15 pan-African female university graduates will have the opportunity to develop communication and leadership skills, build professional networks, and learn practical tools for pursuing, obtaining, and thriving in a career in a STEM-related field. The comprehensive week-long program targets recent university graduates as they transition from student to professional.

This program is presented by Johnson & Johnson Innovation LLC at no charge to participants as part of the company’s strong global commitment to increase the number of women in science and technology careers.

WORTH

  • Through the AIMS-WiIN program, participants will acquire the skills to be more successful in securing meaningful jobs, progress faster in their jobs and be better prepared to balance family-work obligations.
  • AIMS-WiIN will focus on areas related to their field of study and employment, while increasing their confidence and providing a network of experienced lecturers and many other young women who can be peers and mentors.

ELIGIBILITY

  • The program is open to female graduates from across Africa (AIMS students, AIMS alumni, NEF fellows and NEF ambassadors, non-AIMS participants) who have completed a minimum of a bachelor degree by Summer 2017.
  • Availability to travel to Kigali, Rwanda from June 24 – July 1 in order to attend the entire week-long program, from Monday to Friday (June 26 to June 30, 2017).
  • Hold a passport from an African country (except Rwanda) valid for 6 months at the time of departure.
  • Good working knowledge of English

DEADLINE: June 5 2017

To apply and for more information visit here

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