Ewha Global Empowerment Program 2012 Winter : CALL FOR APPLICANTS

CALL FOR APPLICANTS
Ewha Global Empowerment Program 2012   Winter
“Transnational Feminisms and Women’s Activism”
January 9 ‾ 22, 2013
Ewha Womans University, Seoul, South Korea

Ewha Womans University is calling for applicants for the Ewha Global Empowerment Program (EGEP) 2012 winter. EGEP is a two-week program that will take place twice a year (January and July). It aims to empower women working in non-governmental public sectors and to nourish the next generation of women leaders in Asia and Africa. EGEP 2012 Winter (January 9-22, 2013) is designed for women activists in non-governmental public sectors in Asia, with the theme:“Transnational Feminisms and Women’s Activism.”

Program Goals
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 context; and
– strengthened their leadership capacities to build women’s solidarity and cooperation in local, national, and transnational contexts.

Eligibility
With minimum three years of experience, women activists working in international and national non-governmental public sectors in Asia, such as NGOs, NPOs, civil society organizations, including individuals working independently are encouraged to apply for this program.

Number of Participants: 20‾25

Programs
While a more specific EGEP curriculum will be provided separately, the following are the major activities that participants may expect from the program:
– Lectures
– Forum
– Workshop
– Action plans
– Study tours to Korean NGOs
– Cultural and social events

Language
English is the official language of the EGEP.

Application Requirements
– Application Form
– Curriculum Vitae
– Statement of Purpose
– Essay
– Letter of Recommendation
– A Scanned Copy of Passport

※Application requirements should be submitted online ( http://egep.ewha.ac.kr ).

Submission Date: September 28 ‾ October 10, 2012
(Korean local time, Late applications will not be considered)

※All forms are downloadable at the Asian Center for Women’s Studies ( http://home.ewha.ac.kr/‾acws/eng/0605.html ).

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