Leadership Certificate Program : Call for Application

Kathmandu(Pahichan) March 17 – This course is open to women practitioners in civil society organizations in Nepal including community-based organizations and not for profits, or active in public or private institutions, donor/philanthropic agencies, social movements or in a social enterprise/business.

Participants should possess a minimum of two years of demonstrated leadership experience in a social or economic development endeavor in sectors such as livelihoods or inclusive economic development, food security, environment, access to education and health care, governance, political engagement of women and/or the rights of girls and women. Participants should normally have some post-secondary education and have great drive and passion for their work.

Up to 25 women will be selected to participate in the program.

How to apply:

Please click here to download the application form and send your application along with your latest resume to The Story Kitchen at [email protected] by March 15, 2017. The selected applicants will be informed by 20thMarch 2017.


This program creates space for women leaders to build their individual leadership skills and learn to better position themselves and their work within their respective organizations for creating social change. Participants will learn practical new strategies for moving development forward with gender sensitive processes, assess their life experiences for personal strengths and motivations, build a leadership profile that matches their strengths and capacities and network with an inspired group of women eager to break down gender-oriented barriers and constraints that limit development in Nepal.

This will be a full 5-day program run by the International Centre for Women’s Leadership at Coady International Institute and The Story Kitchen, Nepal (TSK). Participants will be provided with accommodation, ground transportation, meals, and course materials. Participants will receive a certificate upon completion of the program.

Coady International Institute at St. Francis Xavier University in Canada has been educating leaders in development from around the world since 1959. Through its unique, community-based approach, the Coady Institute equips citizen leaders to address contemporary global challenges and opportunities. Our network includes thousands of graduates and partners working in 130 countries.

The Story Kitchen’s mission is to add women’s voices and perspectives to the dominant narrative of Nepali society to provide a holistic and balanced picture of Nepal. It aims to explore ideas, exchange experiences, and assess the role of women as doers, makers, and creators through innovative use of both traditional and new media tools. In short, it is a space to amplify Herstory.

Women’s Leadership in Community Development

Leadership Certificate Program



Monday March 27 – Friday March 31, 2017


Kathmandu, Nepal

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