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Nominations for the 2016 Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program

The Nobel Women’s Initiative is now accepting nominations for the 2016 Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program.


They are currently seeking three young women activists from Colombia, South Sudan, Myanmar, and the MENA region to join us in Ottawa, Canada for 6-weeks of communications and advocacy training from late August – early October 2016.

Please nominate a young woman activist to participate in the program by Friday 25 February 2016.

Your nomination consists of three important components:

  1. Your organization must complete the first section of the Nomination Package
  2. The nominated activist must complete the second section of the Nomination Package (attached here)
  3. You must submit the Nomination Package to dsarosi@nobelwomensinitiative.org

You are welcome to nominate more than one young woman activist. However, only one participant per country will be accepted into the program.

Shortlisted nominees will be invited for an interview.

For eligibility criteria and more information

Please download the Nomination Package

 


About the Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program

Over the past four years the Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program has provided valuable advocacy and grassroots organizing training to twelve incredible young women activists from around the world.

Each participant worked closely with the Nobel Women’s Initiative team in Ottawa, Canada, extending their networks and connecting with other women activists working for peace. Upon completion of the program the participants returned to their home communities better equipped to promote women’s rights – they continue to use these skills to effectively work towards peace, justice and equality.

For highlights from past participants

Visit the Sister-to-Sister blog

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