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الموقع تحت الإنشاء

النسخة التجريبية من موقع النهضة العربية (أرض)

The Arab Women Leadership Academy 

 

 

ABOUT AWLA 

As part of USAID-funded Tawazon – Promoting the Voice and Leadership of Women Project, Arab Renaissance for Democracy and Development (ARDD) designed The Arab Women Leadership Academy (AWLA) to be rooted in local contexts while drawing from international best practices. AWLA will be recognized by a reputable accreditation body.

 

AWLA is a multi-tiered program that aims to enhance women’s competencies and opportunities in Jordan toward amplifying their voices and promoting women’s leadership, by providing ambitious women from different backgrounds with relevant practical tools to start and sustain their leadership journey of impact.

AWLA aims to foster women's leadership competencies to enhance their contribution to civic engagement, political participation, and governance, within the public and private sectors, and civil society. It also aims to enhance women's capacities to exert leadership in their public and private spheres; it cultivates women´s leadership and networking capacities, empowering them to build support within their families and communities, creating an enabling environment that will allow them to make their voices heard.

Within three years (2024, 2025, 2026) AWLA will target 500 women from all over Jordan, from different sectors, backgrounds, expertise, and age groups. AWLA is based upon a leadership competencies framework aimed at improving women's opportunities and success in leadership roles.

The framework was benchmarked against the best national and international leadership training programs and carefully customized for the women in Jordan, integrating different approaches, and combining a multiplicity of aspects related to leadership. 

 

AWLA LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES FRAMEWORK

 

 

 

AWLA TRAINING PROGRAM

AWLA structure consists of three phases:

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The Graduates of AWLA will be part of the AWLA Alumni Network. 

AWLA AREAS OF IMPACT

Through AWLA, ambitious women in Jordan will embark on a journey combining theoretical and practical learning and networking, tailored to their needs, and aiming to: 

  1. Foster self-awareness and build confident leaders.
  2. Cultivate emotional intelligence and create inclusive environments.
  3. Empower ethical and courageous decision-making.
  4. Inspire innovative and strategic leaders.
  5. Enhance communication and build high-performing teams.
  6. Cultivate a supportive network and empower continuous growth toward collective action.

AWLA seeks to foster the development of skilled and empowered women, equipped with the competencies needed to excel in leadership roles across all echelons of society.

 

AWLA DELIVERY LOCATION & TIMELINE

AWLA will be organized into seven cohorts annually, each consisting of 24 women participants, it will span over three years (2024, 2025, 2026) and will feature a customized training timetable tailored to the specific requirements of the participants. 

The training sessions will be strategically distributed across the various Jordanian governorates as follows:

Cohorts

Training Location

Expected Timeline

Amman and Balqa

Renaissance Strategic Center

In Amman

July 2024 – Jan 2025

Irbid

Irbid

July 2024 – Jan 2025

Ma’an and Aqaba

Aqaba

July 2024 – Jan 2025

Amman and Madaba

Renaissance Strategic Center

In Amman

Nov 2024 – May 2025

Zarqa and Mafraq

Zarqa

Nov 2024 – May 2025

Jerash and Ajloun

Jerash

Nov 2024 – May 2025

Karak and Tafileh

Karak

Nov 2024 – May 2025

 

WHO CAN APPLY? *

Ambitious women aged 19 and above:

  1. From different educational backgrounds and levels (at least university undergraduates or community college students)
  2. With a minimum of one year's experience engaging with public activities, including but not limited to involvement in political participation, civic engagement, and governance.
  3. Willing to commit to completing all the program´s phases and related activities.

 

Participants will be selected by an independent specialized committee based on the applications submitted and interviews conducted, as per AWLA’s selection criteria*, which prioritize diversity, ambition, and social and civic engagement. 

 

MORE REASONS TO JOIN AWLA 

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KEY AWLA TRAINERS AND COACHES 

AWLA will be delivered by qualified, experienced, and certified trainers and coaches, such as:

 

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Dr. Bilal Alwadi 

Certified trainer with over 15 years of experience in leadership, human development, self-development, and business management, and holds a PhD in Entrepreneurship and Management.

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Dr. Omar Makableh 

30 years of experience in management and leadership training. PhD in HRM and business development. Holder of many international certificates and honers including MBA, ATP, PMP, ACP, PBA, RMP, CAPM, and AgileSHIFT.

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Dr. Haifa Haidar 

International consultant and trainer with 25 years of experience in women's empowerment, leadership and gender, Holder of Masters in Women's Studies, and PhD in Sociology.

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Taghreed Al Waked 

MBA holder with 10 years of experience facilitating trainings in economics, social and political empowerment of women, gender, human rights and leadership skills.

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A’laa’ Bader 

Certified facilitator and trainer with 21 years of experience specializing in leadership, management, entrepreneurship and innovation.