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September 2019

Oprah Winfrey Is Looking for African Women Who Are Passionate About Public Service

September 27 @ 8:00 am - December 2 @ 5:00 pm

The Oprah Winfrey Foundation is offering fully funded scholarships to study at New York University Oprah Winfrey is once again lending her name and influence to help educate and empower more African women. The mogul — who is fondly known as Mama Oprah in South Africa — announced that the Oprah Winfrey Foundation has launched a fully-funded fellowship aimed at empowering African women who are in public service. It offers women from African countries the chance to study for free at New York…

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October 2019

Open call from WHO: Seeking feedback to develop a population-representative sexual health survey instrument

October 14 @ 8:00 am - October 24 @ 11:59 pm

Are you a sexual/reproductive health researcher or advocate? Passionate about sexual health in practice or research? The WHO and partners need your feedback on a survey instrument assessing sexual practices, behaviours, and outcomes worldwide. Background To date, there is no standard, globally-agreed upon instrument to measure sexual practices, behaviours and sexual health-related outcomes. Instead, many population-representative surveys use their own items and domains, making comparisons and collaboration difficult. To encourage the inclusion of transparent and comparable sexual health-related measures on…

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The Moth Global Storytelling Workshops

October 14 @ 8:00 am - November 8 @ 5:00 pm

The Moth, the internationally-acclaimed organization dedicated to the art and craft of personal stories told live, is bringing two storytelling workshops to Nairobi, Kenya, in February 2020, in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Through its Global Community Program, The Moth conducts workshops with individuals around the world, elevating stories that highlight world issues, dissolve stereotypes, and bridge social divides. Guided by Moth instructors, workshop participants shape selected life experiences into well-crafted stories, which may then be presented to…

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Calling all African women writers: African Women Writers Workshop 2019!

October 21 @ 8:00 am - October 30 @ 5:00 pm

THE AFRICAN WOMEN’S DEVELOPMENT FUND (AWDF)INVITES AFRICAN WOMEN WRITERS AND JOURNALISTS TO APPLY FOR THE AFRICAN WOMEN’S WRITERS WORKSHOP 2019. THIS 10-DAY WRITING WORKSHOP TAKES PLACE IN GHANA, FROM 21ST OCTOBER 2019 TO 30TH OCTOBER 2019. The workshop will be facilitated by award-winning writer Yewande Omotoso, and internationally acclaimed journalist, Sylvia Vollenhoven. This workshop is targeted at women writers, journalists and activists who wish to step-up their involvement in highlighting issues around women’s rights and social justice and who wish…

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Webinar Invite- Finding And Following The Natural Pathways In Advocacy Evaluation

October 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Are you an advocate who really wants to delve deep into what is distinct about advocacy that makes it so interesting and difficult to measure? If yes, this webinar is for you. By attending, you will gain an understanding of how to advance advocacy in a complex and dynamic system whilst distilling authentic effects and outcomes that you can truthfully claim. The objectives of this webinar are:  To engage advocates in a stimulating discussion on the oddities and peculiarities of monitoring advocacy as…

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November 2019

Rwanda 2019 Women Leaders In Global Health Conference

November 9 @ 8:00 am - November 10 @ 5:00 pm
Kigali, Rwanda Rwanda + Google Map

The 2019 Women Leaders in Global Health Conference will convene speakers and participants from diverse sectors in global health. The two-day event includes plenary sessions, panel discussions, interactive leadership and skill-building workshops, and opportunities for networking and mentoring. This year’s conference will include a robust agenda filled with relevant and thought-provoking conversations that inspire dialogue around the leadership challenges facing females working in global health. REGISTER NOW

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Training: Designing Theory of Change for Advocacy and Capacity Building Programmes

November 11 @ 8:00 am - November 13 @ 5:00 pm
FairView Hotel, Nairobi

About the Training For non-profits pursuing advocacy work, even on the narrowest and most local of issues, defining and measuring success is not for the faint of heart. Advocacy programmes can be complex to implement, and more so complex to document results if the M&E design is not thought very well from the beginning. The typical approach to a successful measurement strategy in direct service—developing a (linear) theory of change and measuring in increasingly rigorous ways until you can prove…

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The Nairobi Summit on ICPD25

November 12 @ 8:00 am - November 14 @ 5:00 pm
Kenyatta International Conference Center (KICC) Nairobi, Kenya + Google Map

Accelerating the promise The governments of Kenya and Denmark and UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, are co-convening the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25. This summit marks the 25th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), which took place in Cairo in 1994. From 12-14 November, 2019, the governments of Kenya and Denmark and UNFPA are co-convening the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25, a high-level conference to mobilize the political will and financial commitments we urgently need…

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Survey on Revised Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 Commitments

November 12 @ 8:00 am - November 14 @ 5:00 pm

What do you think about the revised global commitments for ICPD25? Please share your views on the updated list of 12 draft global commitments to be endorsed at the Nairobi Summit by taking part in this new survey. Take the survey.   

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Trust Conference 2019 Changemaker / Scholarship Application

November 13 @ 8:00 am - November 14 @ 5:00 pm

The Trust Conference Changemakers Programme, formerly known as the Scholarship Programme, is part of the Trust Conference, hosted by the Thomson Reuters Foundation from November 13-14, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. The Trust Conference Changemakers Programme is open to all applicants working in the areas of modern slavery, women's rights, economic empowerment, refugee support and other human rights areas. Priority will be given to applicants from developing countries who demonstrate that participation in the Trust Conference will enhance their work…

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