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Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Presidential Center For Women and Development Is Now Open For Applications

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Presidential Center For Women and Development Is Now Open For Applications

The Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Presidential Center for Women and Development (EJS Center) is opening applications for women leaders to join its flagship program, the Amujae Initiative. The program is aimed at preparing African women to reach the highest levels of public leadership. Participants in the program—known as Amujae Leaders—receive world-class mentorship and training from former heads […]

Tanzania: Sh4.3 Billion For Female Engineers

Tanzania: Sh4.3 Billion For Female Engineers

 The Norwegian government will provide Sh4.3 billion over the next five years to support professional development of 150 female engineers. Deputy Minister for Works Edwin Ngonyani said: “This is the second support from the Norwegian government for professional development of female graduate engineers. The last support was provided in 2010, when the Norwegian government disbursed […]

Women In Development: 18 Tips For Career Success

Women In Development: 18 Tips For Career Success

Ayse Cihan Sultanoglu, UN assistant secretary-general, New York, US. @csultanoglu To get to the top, don’t be afraid of starting at the bottom: Experience of living and working in developing countries is essential to building a career in development. Sometimes this means you must be willing to do something that you had never really considered. […]