Call for Applicants

13th Ewha Global Empowerment Program (2017 Winter)
“Transnational Feminisms and Women’s Activism”
January 7 ~ 21, 2018
Ewha Womans University, Seoul, South Korea
Application Submission: March 20 ~ April 9, 2017
Online Submission Only at http://egep.ewha.ac.kr
EGEP is a two-week residential educational program that takes place twice a year (summer and winter) offered by Ewha Womans University. According the MOU between Ewha Womans University and UN Women, this program aims to promote education for women and gender equality in Asia and Africa by empowering women working in non-governmental public sectors and by nourishing the next generation of women leaders.
Program Goals
On completing this program, participants 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 and African contexts; and
- strengthened their feminist leadership capacities to build women’s solidarity and cooperation in local, national, and transnational contexts.
Program
While a more specific EGEP curriculum will be provided separately, the following are the major activities that participants may expect from the program:
- Lecture Seminars
- Workshop
- Study Tours
- Action Plans
- Social Hours
- Group Talk
Eligibility
Women activists working in non-governmental public sectors in Asia and Africa with minimum FIVE years of work experience
Number of Participants : 20~25 for every term of EGEP
Selection Criteria
The selection committee will evaluate the applicants based on the following criteria:
- field experience 25%
- expertise in women’s issues 25%
- potential as next generation of women leaders 25%
- contribution to the community 25%
Selection Requirements : These requirements are only for those who have been notified as selected EGEP participants.
- 5-page paper
Language : English is the official language of the EGEP.
Funding
Ewha Womans University provides the funding to cover fees for the tuition, dormitory, and a two-week allowance for all the participants. Funds for airfare will be awarded only to the participants from ODA beneficiary countriesPlease note that any other expenses (except those mentioned ahead) should be borne by the selected participants themselves.
Contact Us
If you need any clarification regarding this program, please contact us via email at egep@ewha.ac.kr.
Important Notes:
  1. From 2015 onward, EGEP participants for two terms in one fiscal year will be selected in May. When necessary, the organizing institution may additionally recruit participants at any time of the year. Selected EGEP participants who fail to attend the EGEP at the term indicated will not be automatically considered to participate in the following term.
  2. Application requirements should be submitted online (http://egep.ewha.ac.kr)
  3. Successful candidates will be informed individually via e-mail and phone by May 17, 2017.