7th International Women’s Institute on Leadership & Disability

Thirty disabled women activists from around the world will be selected to
participate in MIUSA’s 7th International Women’s Institute on Leadership and
Disability (WILD), a three-week exchange program to be held in Eugene,
Oregon, U.S.A. Through a series of interactive workshops and site visits,
delegates will focus on using the media, implementing policy and
legislation, networking with international allies, and improving employment
and educational opportunities. WILD delegates will meet with representatives
from international development agencies during an innovative retreat that
will go beyond rhetoric and workshops to engage participants in direct
dialogue about strategies for including women and girls with disabilities in
development projects throughout the world.

 

Applicants must:

* Be women with disabilities
* Ages 21 and above
* Use English, Spanish, or sign language, (pending: Arabic or French)
* Be from regions: South Pacific, Middle East, Latin America,
Caribbean, Asia, and Africa
* Represent an organization and demonstrate a commitment to working
for the rights of women with disabilities

 

Program dates: August 3 – 24, 2013

To learn more visit:
<http://www.miusa.org/exchange/currentprogs/wild/index_html> WILD webpage.

Apply by January 6th, 2013 to <mailto:womenleaders@miusa.org>
womenleaders@miusa.org.

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