The Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies (MIGS) is seeking women living and/or working in Cyprus with proven expertise in diverse areas to participate in its Expert Women’s Initiative, which aims to promote and support women’s contribution to society.
The She-Experts Initiative aims to help women raise their own profile within their chosen fields and boost the number of inspirational role models for other women and girls.
Successful applicants will:
Successful applicants will participate in the She-Experts Training Academy, a series of in-person training sessions with expert trainers covering self-awareness, personal branding, presentation skills, and media training. You will learn how to present and project yourself, how to bring your subject alive in a way that is interesting to different audiences, and develop presentation, public speaking, and ‘on air’ skills.
In-person training sessions will take place indicatively on the 22 April, 6 May, and 26-27 May 2017.
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MIGS aims to positively and significantly impact the visibility of women in the media, increase the inclusion of women’s voices on key issues in the national dialogue, fight sexism and bias in media coverage, and increase professional opportunities for women.
To this end, MIGS is developing an online Expert Women’s Platform and Database with the aim to become the leading source of expert women for organisations, employers, political parties, as well as the media in Cyprus.
MIGS is now accepting applications from women from diverse backgrounds and areas of expertise to feature on our Expert Women’s Platform and Database and benefit from training sessions by expert trainers as well as networking events and opportunities.
Women representing diverse backgrounds, areas of expertise, professions, ethnicities, ages, geographical regions, and levels of experience are encouraged to apply – whether they are recognised leaders in their field or have gained expertise from their own life experiences.
Specifically, candidates should have:
1MIGS wants to emphasise that expertise gained from lived experience is just as important as having studied or worked on a specific subject.
Please follow the link to fill and send an application. Deadline is midnight February 12, 2017.