Enrolment invitation for the second cohort of the Maritime SheEO Leadership Accelerator Program (LEAP)
Monday, 01 August 2022
Greetings from Maritime SheEO!
Maritime SheEO pleased to update you that the first batch of the Maritime SheEO Leadership Programme graduated in June 2022 and was a huge success! Therefore we are pleased to announce the second batch shall start on 15th September, supported by IMO through the award of 20 scholarships to WIMA members. This, to develop the careers of women in the maritime sector. We wanted you to offer this once again to your members to avail of this opportunity,
This sponsorship will enable selected women in maritime, to benefit from this leadership scheme, which will include training, mentoring and networking opportunities. This forms part of the wider outreach strategy of IMO’s Women in Maritime Programme to provide women with access to short upgrading courses, similar to those offered for women in port management and operations.
The programme is twelve weeks long and starts on September 15th. After the live and self-study modules approx 10 weeks, the participants will have a 2-week break wherein they have to make presentations on their projects followed by an online graduation.
You are kindly requested to may apply using the below link by 22nd August 2022.
Apply here: https://forms.gle/NriH8vYEGUVPhiZXA
To know more about the program please click here https://maritimesheeo.com/leadership-accelerator-program/
Criteria selection for selection to Maritime SheEO Accelerated Leadership Programme
1. Minimum 5 years of work experience
2. Demonstrable leadership experience
3. Proficiency in the English language (reading, writing, speaking and listening). English is the language of instruction for the programme
4. Membership of IMO Women in Maritime Association or a WISTA
5. Deadline for the submission of applications is 22nd August. Applications received after the deadline may not be considered.
1. Women who are already involved in leadership roles within the maritime community and those who are emerging leaders seeking opportunities to grow and develop are particularly encouraged to apply
2. Applicants must be nationals of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) Least Developed Countries (LDCs) and Developing Countries for (WIMA members)
3. Cultural sensitivity - ability to work in a multicultural context and engage with participants from different nationalities in a respectful and courteous manner.
4. Candidates will be selected based on their ability to commit to full involvement and participation for duration of the programme.
5. It is a requirement for the applicant’s employer and the WIMA /WISTA association to support the application with a signed letter of recommendation.