Young Women in African Power Empowerment Program

The Young Women in Power African Program was established for women seeking to enhance their entrepreneurial or creativity skills, boost their career or are engaged in the African power setting?
It is a scheme for women with the desire nurture their leadership skills, bolster their professional networks and walk into new opportunities.

Application Deadline was: 13th March 2020 at 5:00 p.m. EAT

Qualified Countries: East & Central African countries.

About the Award: Power Africa is a US Government initiative dominated by USAID that focuses on increasing the access to electricity in sub-Saharan Africa by 2030. This year, the Power Africa joined the Regional YALI Leadership Center Dakar in the scheme of the professional training program for the young era of women leaders in the energy sector.

The training was concentrated on core leadership skills and entrepreneurship and public management in the energy sector.

Type: Training

Eligibility: Admission to the Young Women in African Power Program was based on excellence and was accessible by young East African leaders who meet this standards:

>>Women of about 18 to 35 years of age at the time of application submission
>>Women with experience operating in or overseeing a project in the energy sector
>>Women who were citizens and inhabitants of one of the following countries: Burundi, Central African Republic. Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania,and Uganda
>>Women who were qualified to obtain any necessary visa to Kenya
>>Proficiency in reading, writing, listening and speaking English
>>Women who possessed a passport valid for the duration of the program
>>Women who could commit to a four-week residential training program in Nairobi, Kenya

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award:

>>Application or participation was free
>>The program covered round-trip transportation to the Center, accommodation, meals, and course materials for the successful partaker.
>>The training was residential and required a commitment to attend all sessions in person at the Regional Leadership Center in East Africa (Nairobi, Kenya).
Duration of Programme: The duration of the program was between 4th–29th May 2020
How to apply: Applicants applied via Online Application

For more details, visit programme website


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