Women Lift Health 2023 East Africa Leadership Program for mid-career women leaders in health (Fully Funded)

ASRI Future Leaders Program

Application Deadline:  January 13, 2023

Applications are now open for the Women Lift Health 2023 East Africa Leadership Program.

The fully funded, 12-month East Africa Leadership Journey is designed to provide talented mid-career women leaders in health with the safe space to explore their authentic leadership through vulnerability and reflection; an inclusive and diverse network which fosters a strong sense of belonging; tools and strategies for enhancing their voice, presence, and influence – all the while being supported by a powerful group of peers, mentors, and coaches. The program imparts contextualized tools and frameworks to address the individual, organizational, and societal challenges that women leaders in global health face today. 

Eligibility Requirements
You are eligible for consideration if you meet all of the following criteria:   

  • Identify as a woman  
  • Work in a role that focuses on public health policy, practice, and/or research (your work and partnerships serve populations at the national level in your country of residence or East Africa regional level and may include practicing public health in hospitals and health centers, producing research and innovation, creating or implementing policy, and managing teams/departments or projects/grants.)  
  • Mid-Career Leader: Possess sufficient years (10 – 20 years) of experience in public health 
  • Reside and work within Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, South Sudan or Tanzania  
  • Must be a national of one of the five countries  
  • Possess fluency and ease in written and verbal communication in English to express the next level of emotional processing required for the Journey 

Program Duration: May 2023 – April 2024

Format: Hybrid (both virtual and in-person elements)*

Cost: Free (all program costs, including travel and lodging, are covered)

Effort: Approx. 8-10 hours each month

Apply By: January 13, 2023


  • Open Application Period: Application period closes on January 13, 2023 
  • Notification Period: We will notify applicants of their acceptance status in late March 2023.  
  • Acceptance & Pre-Orientation Period: The 30 accepted candidates will be asked to confirm their participation by early March 2023, after which we will begin pre-Journey onboarding.   
  • Leadership Journey Launch: Orientation commences the week of May 3, 2023. 

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Women Lift Health 2023 East Africa Leadership Program


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