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Call For Applications: Power Africa YALI Young African Women Leaders Leadership Training Programme 2018(Fully Funded To South Africa)

Are you a young African women engaged in Africa’s energy sector ready to take your career to the next level?
Are you interested in increasing your leadership skills, strengthening your professional networks, gaining new career opportunities, and demonstrating a desire to take on a greater leadership role?

Power Africa is a U.S. government-led partnership coordinated by USAID that aims to double access to electricity in sub-Saharan Africa by 2030. This special opportunity is part of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) signature effort to invest in the next generation of African leaders. The YALI Regional Leadership Center Southern African (RLC SA) is hosted by the University of South Africa at the Graduate School of Business Leadership in Midrand, South Africa. The deadline of the application is July 22 2018.

This year, Power Africa joins the RLC SA in supporting the career development of a new generation of women leaders in the energy sector. The first week focus on foundational leadership skill, with the following three weeks emphasizing effective business and public management in the energy sector. This opportunity will also include site visits and case studies.

Requirements
Applicants must meet the following criteria:
Women, Ages (18-35)
Demonstrated commitment to positively impact their communities, countries, and the African continent
Interest and/or experience in the Energy sector
Nationals of sub-Saharan African countries
Ability to commit to a four-week residential training program
English language proficiency
The program encourages applications from
Rural based and economically disadvantage young leaders
Young leaders with disabilities
People who are HIV positive or living with AIDS
Individuals that represent and advocate for the rights of LGBTI communities across the region
Other minority groups
Benefits
There is no fee to apply for or participate in the program.
Successful applicants will be provided round-trip transportation to the program, lodging, meals and course materials.
All other costs will be at the participants expense
The training is residential and requires a commitment to attend all sessions in person at the Regional Leadership Center.

Application Process
Visit the RLC SA website: http://powerafrica-yalisouthernafrica.melimu.com/registration

For Assistance, contact Bento Marcos, Head of Recruitment and Selection, YALI Regional Leadership Center Southern Africa Tel: +27 11 652 0317 / 0354; E-Mail: marcobg@unisa.ac.za or mahlolv@unisa.ac.za

Visit the Official Website of the YALI Power Africa Young Women in African Power Leadership Training Programme 2018 for more information.

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