The Women in Politics Leadership Institute is back and ready to lead transformational change in the
Eastern Caribbean and Barbados! The Regional Organization for Women in Leadership is pleased to
announce the hosting of the third annual WIPLI program, sponsored by the US Embassy, Bridgetown.
The program will provide training to 25 promising female leaders from Barbados and the OECS. Experts
and government officials will train participants in various areas of leadership and networking.
The program will run from August 17- September 26, 2022 and will focus on:
● Building a Brand
● Identity, Diversity & Inclusion
● Local Government
● Building Support
This year the program will include a mentorship component which will commence after the training
sessions. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in a mentorship program to strengthen their
skills development, fortify what was taught during the training sessions and broaden their professional
Young women with a strong interest in politics, government, and/or public service are invited to apply
for the WIPLI Programme. Applicants must be available to participate in weekly two-hour sessions from
August 17 to September 26, 2022 and thereafter follow up mentorship sessions with their mentor.
Applicants should identify themselves as aspiring leaders who will benefit from a four-week interactive,
leadership training opportunity to advance their careers and must meet the following criteria:
● Be 18 – 35 years by application deadline
● Resident of Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, or St.
Vincent and the Grenadines
Applications close at 11:59pm, July 29
, 2022. Interested persons can apply via the following link:
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