About the Program:
The Women PeaceMakers Program at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice (IPJ) offers a unique fellowship program for women building peace in their communities to participate in an active learning community. The aim of the Women PeaceMakers program is to build stronger, more effective collaborations between peace builders from conflict-affected communities and international peace partners. This will be a 10-month fellowship to explore successes and challenges to their work ending cycles of violence.
Deadline:May 31, 2017
- Have worked for 10+ years as a peace building, human rights defender, or peacemaker, leading peace efforts designing and working directly with the security sector in her country of origin;
- Be a founder or leader of an organization, network, or movement;
- Demonstrates peacebuilding/peacemaking skills and attitudes;
- Be in a position to participate in all activities during the 10-month fellowship and apply what is learned at the conclusion of the residency program;
- Demonstrate local credibility and a strong social network within the country/community of practice;
- Speak sufficient English to relate personal experiences. Written English is not necessary.
For more information regarding the program and application, click here.