The Website is Under Construction

This is beta version of ARDD's website

الموقع تحت الإنشاء

النسخة التجريبية من موقع النهضة العربية (أرض)

Tawazon – Promoting the Voice and Leadership of Women Activity, through the Arab Renaissance for Democracy and Development (ARDD) is now accepting applications for the  

Arab Women Leadership Academy (AWLA)

AWLA calls on ambitious women in Jordan from all walks of life to embark on a leadership journey offering practical tools and opportunities to cultivate leadership competencies, amplify their voices, and contribute to shaping a more inclusive and empowered society. 

If you are a driven woman, 19 or above, enthusiastic about self-development, and eager to make a positive change in society, interested in civic engagement, political participation, and governance in Jordan, don’t miss out on this opportunity! Apply now! 

About AWLA

As part of the USAID-funded Tawazon Promoting the Voice and Leadership of Women activity, ARDD designed the Arab Women Leadership Academy (AWLA) to be rooted in local contexts while drawing from international best practices. AWLA is a program that aims to enhance women’s competencies and opportunities toward amplifying their voices and promoting women’s leadership, by providing ambitious women in Jordan from different backgrounds with relevant practical tools to start and sustain their leadership journey of impact. 

What does AWLA offer?

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.



Who is eligible to apply to this cohort?

Ambitious women in Amman and Balqa Governorates aged 19 and above: 

  • From different educational backgrounds and levels (at least university undergraduates or community college students).
  • 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.
  • 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.


*The number of participants is limited, and all terms and conditions apply. 

AWLA Selection Process and Phases

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:

How to apply?

Applicants can apply by filling out this Google Form (in Arabic): 

Call for Application for Amman and Balqa Cohort 

For more details about the AWLA 

The Arab Renaissance for Democracy & Development (ARDD) seeks to improve the services provided to the communities through various programs and projects. If you have any inquiries, suggestions, complaints, or remarks relevant to the Tawazon project, please don´t hesitate to contact our dedicated channels below:

For inquiries or suggestions:

Contact number: 0776474592 



For complaints or remarks:

Contact number: 0777387221