Gender Equality Changemakers Programme

Programme

Gender Equality Changemakers Programme

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE WORTH $950

Scholarship Criteria:

• All gender identities from private, public, and development sectors within Digital Financial Services will be considered.
• Ideal applicants are already championing diversity in organisations, and diversity in the economy including Inclusive Finance interventions and the regulation thereof.
• This scholarship is open to students within African countries or working on African projects.

Students who do not qualify for the scholarship will be able to purchase the full programme.

 

*First Cohort Sold out! Second Cohort starting on the 11th of May 2023

Course Details

Start Date

May 11, 2023

Application Deadline

May 7, 2023

Duration

Approximately 6 Months

Delivery

Online

Is this programme for you?

This programme has been created for those who seek to ignite gender equality change in their organisations and communities. If you are a mid to senior-level professional who wishes to gain an in-depth knowledge of what it takes to effect real change through gender work and to connect with and learn from like-minded peers who are also looking to effect change, then you have found the right programme.

The Gender Equality Changemakers programme consists of 5 consecutive courses. You do not require any prior experience or understanding of gender equality or equity, the programme will provide you with these foundations.

What are the intended outcomes?

Develop the foundational language and understanding of gendered concepts.

Acquire insight into gendered organisational dynamics.

Learn about existing frameworks for gender change.

Develop the practical skills required to effect gender change within your organisation.

Apply your learning and develop a gender-change action plan for your organisation.

Curriculum Outline

First Course


Foundations for Gender Equity

This is the first of five courses for the Gender Equality Changemakers programme certification. In this course, you will be introduced to foundational concepts relevant to gender work. You will explore gender inequality in contemporary worlds through historical, socio-political, cultural, legal and economic lenses. You will also learn how these affect your workplace identity today.

Second Course


Organisations and Gender

In this second course, you will build your understanding of the gendered nature of organisations and how this relates to gender inequality. You will explore the consequences of gender inequality and gain a deeper appreciation of why there is a need for change. You will also be challenged to explore your role in bringing about that change.

Enrollment in this course is subject to the successful completion of the Foundations in Gender Equity course.

Third Course


Frameworks for gender and Organisational Change

In this third course, you will learn key theoretical frameworks for gender change. You will explore practices and actions that you can take to address gender inequality in your organisation. You will also gain practical knowledge and tools for planning and managing gender change initiatives.

Enrollment in this course is subject to the successful completion of the Organisations and Gender course.

Fourth Course


Practical Skills for Leading Change

In this fourth course, you will build your leadership skills and strengthen your personal effectiveness. You will learn essential skills for influencing others, communicating effectively and managing resistance to gender change initiatives.

Enrollment in this course is subject to the successful completion of the Organisations and Gender course.

Fifth Course


Capstone Project

In this final deliverable, you will use the knowledge, skills and insights gained in the previous four deliverables/ steps to develop an Action Plan for a gender change initiative that you will introduce and lead within your own organisation.

Enrollment in this course is subject to the successful completion of the Organisations and Gender course.