2022 Her Environment, Her Future Program for Young Women from Africa & Europe
Deadline: July 6, 2022.
What is Africa Matters Initiative (AMI): A youth-led organisation empowering and upskilling young Africans to change their communities & African narrative through leadership, social entrepreneurship, and advocacy.
Africa Matters Initiative in partnership with Africa-Europe Foundation: New Partners Initiative, presents the Her Environment, Her Future: An Empowerment Program for young women in Africa & Europe fighting against Climate Change.
Her Environment, Her Future is a nine-week, non-residential youth leadership and virtual advocacy program for young women from Africa and Europe fighting against climate change. The program is focused on leadership, personal development, climate change education, policy engagement, advocacy, green and social entrepreneurship, and effective communication. At the end of the program, participants will be equipped with tools, context, and understanding of how to tangibly change their communities, countries, and regions under three overarching themes:
- Personal Development
- Advocacy and Leadership in the Climate change sector
- Networking and collaboration for impact: Africa-Europe relations.
- For the 2022 cohort, 20 young women and girls ages 15-29.
- Participants from sub-Saharan countries: Ghana, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Egypt, Kenya, South Africa, Nigeria, and Madagascar. 10 participants from European countries: United Kingdom, Netherlands, France, Germany, Italy, Lithuania, Finland, and Spain are eligible to apply.
Program participants will emerge with a strong network of young women leaders and certificates of participation.