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Offer: Ewha Global Empowerment Program (2011 Winter) “Asian Feminisms and Transnational Activism”

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Ewha Global Empowerment Program (2011 Winter)
“Asian Feminisms and Transnational Activism”

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The Asian Center for Women’s Studies at Ewha Womans University is launching the Ewha Global Empowerment Program (EGEP).
The goal of our educational program is to empower women working in non-governmental public sectors and to nourish the next generation of women leaders in Asia and Africa. Fulfilling Ewha's education spirit, we hope to participate in the global effort to advance women’s rights and gender equality and contribute to the enlargement of opportunities for women's education and networks in Asia and Africa.
EGEP is a two-week residential program that will take place twice a year (January and July) run by Ewha Womans University faculty and international experts and scholars.

Ewha Global Empowerment Program (2011 Winter)
Theme: “Asian Feminisms and Transnational Activism”
Date: January 5 – 18, 2012
Venue: Ewha Womans University, Seoul, South Korea

Program Goals
On completing this program, participants of this program 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, as well as individuals working independently are encouraged to apply for this program.

Number of Participants : 25

Program Contents
The following are the major activities that participants may expect from the program:
- Two-day EGEP inaugural international symposium and workshop
- Up to ten lectures on "Asian feminisms and transnational activism"
- Meeting and networking with women policy makers and scholars in Korea
- Study tours to Korean NGOs
- Cultural and social events

Language : English is the official language of the EGEP.

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

※ All forms are downloadable at http://acws.ewha.ac.kr
※ Application requirements should submitted via e-mail egep@ewha.ac.kr
※ The deadline for application is October 23, 2011 (Korean local time). Late applications will not be considered.

Funding
The program is funded by Ewha Womans University. The University covers the tuition for all the participants. Participants from Korean ODA beneficiary countries will be awarded airfare, university dormitory accommodation and two-week allowance.

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Asian Center for Women's Studies
Ewha Womans University
URL: http://acws.ewha.ac.kr
E-mail: egep@ewha.ac.kr

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