WIN Africa Leadership Accelerator Programme

WIN is delighted to announce that applications are now open for their flagship Women in News (WIN) Africa Leadership Accelerator Programme 2024 for African Women Journalists.

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About Women in News (WIN) Africa Leadership Accelerator Programme

You can apply for e-learning courses even if your nation is not a member of WIN Africa Leadership. To close the gender gap in management and senior management roles, WIN collaborates with media firms and their high-potential female employees.

To help women media professionals in middle and senior management roles improve their careers, the curriculum aims to provide them with the necessary skills, information, and attitudes.

WIN gives them the networks of support they require to assume more leadership positions inside their organizations and collaborates with those organizations to develop conditions that foster the success of high-potential women.

Eligible Countries

  • Zimbabwe
  • Zambia
  • Uganda
  • Tanzania
  • Somalia
  • Rwanda
  • Malawi
  • Kenya
  • Botswana

You can apply for e-learning courses even if your nation is not a member of WIN Africa.

Eligibility for WIN Africa Leadership Accelerator Programme

  • Applications are open for mid to senior-level journalists and editors from Uganda, Rwanda, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia, Somalia, and South Sudan.
  • Editors and journalists at the mid-to-senior level are the target audience for the WIN Leadership Accelerator.
  • Participants must work in the media industry and have two to three years of experience managing people or processes.
  • WIN Africa recognizes that gender is not binary. All media professionals who are women-identifying, as well as non-binary people, are welcome to apply to the Accelerator.

Value of Women in News (WIN) Africa Leadership Accelerator Programme

Participating journalists and editors develop new skill sets and increase their ability through networking, coaching, training, and mentoring.

Successful candidates gain access to the following benefits specifically

  • One-on-one coaching to create a three-to-five-year career roadmap
  • Certified Media Management Training​
  • Gender Balance in Content Training
  • Managing Sexual Harassment Training
  • Leadership Hubs

Application Procedure for Women in News (WIN) Africa Leadership Accelerator Programme

For more information on how to apply, please visit: here

Application Deadline: 14th January 2024

Type?

Training

Number of Awards?

Not specified

Length of Programme?

9 Months

Conclusion

In conclusion, the WIN Africa Leadership Accelerator Programme is a unique and impactful initiative that provides training and mentorship to emerging African leaders.

This programme aims to empower a new generation of African leaders who can create positive change in their communities and beyond

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