Established in 2011, the fully funded Global Change Leaders Program is a seven-week education program offered by Coady Institute’s International Centre for Women’s Leadership. This program enables women from developing countries to strengthen their leadership capacities in order to contribute to innovation and change in their organizations and communities. Program participants engage in learning grounded in real-world experiences and focused on Coady’s core thematic areas. Through a shared learning environment with other emerging women leaders from around the world, participants are exposed to a range of experiences and the beginnings of a potentially lifelong network of support.
The fully funded Global Change Leaders program provides successful candidates with a scholarship that includes tuition, travel, accommodations, and meals. Successful participants are responsible for costs pertaining to acquiring a visa to enter Canada.
Program participants benefit from the guidance and mentorship of accomplished women leaders in Canada and from around the world. The program is led by a core team of faculty in the International Centre for Women’s Leadership and supported by other Coady faculty and associates.
Fully Funded Global Change Leaders Program aims women leaders from developing countries who are working on development issues. These are women who:
In order to apply for the Fully Funded Global Change Leaders Program requires candidates to complete and submit the online application form. The candidates must fill the application form completely. In order to do so, candidates must provide personal information, as well as information regarding their organization. Likewise, the candidates must also provide the names of two referees. The referees will receive an email with links to submit their reference letters.
Coady Institute’s International Centre for Women’s Leadership accepts the application for the Global Change Leaders Program until November 22, 2019. Applications arriving after the deadline are not eligible for the program.