Ewha Global Empowerment Program 2012 Winter Last Date 10th October 2012

by ayanendu1


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.

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


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

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 ).