Application Deadline: April 10th 2016
2016 Ewha Global Empowerment Program
“Transnational Feminisms and Women’s Activism” Ewha Womans University, Seoul, South Korea
10th EGEP : July 10 – 24, 2016
11th EGEP : January 8 to 22, 2017
EGEP is a two-week residential educational program that takes place twice a year (summer and winter) offered by Ewha Womans University. According the MOU between Ewha Womans University and UN Women, this program aims to promote education for women and gender equality in Asia and Africa by empowering women working in non-governmental public sectors and by nourishing the next generation of women leaders.
On completing this program, participants will have:
- improved their theoretical knowledge and practical capacities from a gender perspective;
- broadened their understanding of women’s lives, women’s issues, and women’s rights in Asian and African contexts; and
- strengthened their feminist leadership capacities to build women’s solidarity and cooperation in local, national, and transnational contexts.
- With minimum three years of experience, women activists working in international and national non-governmental public sectors in Asia and Africa, such as NGOs, NPOs, civil society organizations, including individuals working independently are encouraged to apply for this program.
- Ewha Womans University provides the funding to cover fees for the tuition, dormitory, and a two-week allowance for all the participants.
- Funds for airfare will be awarded only to the participants from ODA beneficiary countries.
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