Now Accepting 2022 Fellowship Applications for IGE’s Center for Women, Faith & Leadership
***Applications for the 2022-23 Fellowship Cohorts are now closed. We encourage you to stay up to date with IGE for future Fellowshiop opportunities.***
CWFL offers two Fellowship programs: Hybrid and Distance Learning. Both Fellowship programs run for a full calendar year with the purpose to give women of faith the opportunity to increase their capacity and leadership skills, in order to more fully address religious freedom, conflict resolution, and peacebuilding in their own contexts. Fellows will learn from one another, and from a network of experts, in order to enhance their leadership, cross-cultural communication, and negotiation skills, while leveraging their expertise and networks to more effectively influence and educate multiple audiences and stakeholders.
Applications for both Fellowship Cohorts are due by January 24, 2022. Please contact Kristen Lundquist, CWFL Program Director (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions during the application process. All women of faith who seek to advance their leadership in order to better serve and advocate for the vulnerable and marginalized populations that they work with are encouraged to apply.
The Hybrid Fellowship: Fellows will engage in a series of online learning sessions as well as in-person workshops with three core focus areas: interpersonal psycho-social groups, skill-building; and, experiential self-care. The Fellowship concludes with a capstone project where Fellows work to apply their skills and networks to a particular issue/challenge. In the process these Fellows demonstrate how women of faith can play integral roles in decision-making in global and community affairs, while also building a global movement of women experienced and equipped to be difference makers both in analyzing problems and implementing practical solutions.
The Distance Learning Fellowship: Fellows will engage in a series of 12 synchronous and asynchronous learning webinars, led by CWFL's dedicated network of teachers and consultants. The distance learning fellowship allows accessibility to CWFL resources for those within our global community of women of faith leaders and advocates unable to meet the hybrid fellowship criteria (e.g., unable to participate in-person due to health constraints, visa restrictions, transportation constraints, economic hardship, etc.)
We have 86 alumna spanning over 32 countries. 2022 will mark the 6th Hybrid Cohort and the 3rd Distance Learning Cohort; Fellows will join a worldwide network of women of faith leaders with multiple networking and mentorship opportunities. Thank you for your interest in joining the CWFL Fellowship Programs, we look forward to reviewing your application!