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SI Leadership Program in Sweden 2023 – Fully Funded

If you are a civil society leader or working for a more gender-equal world, this opportunity is for you. SI Leadership Program in Sweden for advocates of gender equality who want to explore new ideas about gender equality by being a leader who develops advocacy skills and shares this knowledge with a network having inspirational peers.

Participants in this year’s program will be drawn from organizations and countries working towards reaching Sustainable Development Goal 16 (just, peaceful, and inclusive societies).

Participants from three regions will participate in two programs:

  • Over 60 participants from the Middle East, South Africa, and South Asia attended.
  • as well as 30 from Eastern Europe

SI Leader Lab in Sweden will bring 90 inspirational civil society leaders who will increase their role to make a better gender-equal world.

About SI Leader Lab in Sweden:

SI Leadership Program in Sweden is for strengthening leaders who want to work for gender equality. It’s also an opportunity to work as a leader, exchange ideas, meet new people and have new experiences by making a connection and bringing innovations. It is a learning program over five months including online meetings with two different assemblies in Sweden.

The training is found based on experience which would allow you to explore new challenges and examples of development for your organization in an inspiring and supportive environment. It would grow you as a person with confidence skills and with new perspectives.

SI Leader Lab in Sweden
Participants in SI Leader Lab 2019. Photo: Margareta Bloom Sandebäck

Brief Description:

  • Location: Sweden
  • Host Organization: Swedish Institute
  • Duration: 03 months
  • Opportunity: Fully Funded
  • Seats: 90
  • Deadline: 30 November 2022

Benefits of SI Leadership Program in Sweden:

  • Complete Travel cost.
  • Living expenses.
  • Food and Accommodation expenses.
  • Training and other material expenses.
  • Insights into leadership: the importance of increasing self-awareness and understanding group dynamics.
  • This workshop will introduce you to the effective advocacy methods that can help you shape and reach out to the right audiences with your message.
  • The chance to share knowledge and experience within a network of experts, to learn from each other, and to share experiences.
  • The SI Leadership Program in Sweden is covering and arranging the costs related to the training and content

Eligibility Criteria of SI Leader Lab in Sweden:

  1. Having a leading position (official/unofficial) in a civil society organization or network working for gender equality.
  2. Working in a setting where you have a leadership role (formal/informal).
  3. Age: Between 22 to 45 years.
  4. Proficient in English writing and speaking.
  5. Available during the whole program.
  6. Physiologically balanced.

Eligible Region:

A citizen of Afghanistan, Algeria, Armenia, Bangladesh, Belarus, Egypt, Georgia, India, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Moldova, Morocco, Nepal, Pakistan, Palestine, Sri Lanka, Syria, Tunisia, Ukraine or Yemen.

Required Things:

  • CV
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Photo (not mandatory)


The last date to apply for SI Leader Lab in Sweden is 30 November 2022

Application Procedure for SI Leader Lab in Sweden:

Applications will only be considered for the program if they are complete. Please refer to the application portal. if you are interested in the SI Leader Lab.

The following steps should be followed to submit your application:

  1. Create an application profile.
  2. Choose what program you want to apply for.
  3. All of the questions need to be answered in the different sections of the application portal.
  4. In the document section, please upload your CV.
  5. Your application will be confirmed by email once it has been submitted.

In addition, you’ll get an email with a link for recording a short video. The video must be recorded within 24 hours of receiving the link.

We wish you good luck!

Read the full interview with Sara and Japleen:

SI Leader Lab in Sweden
Photo: Margareta Bloom Sandebäck

Full Opportunities Network highly encourages Students to SI Leader Lab in Sweden 2023. We wish you all the best and feel free to contact us via email or Online Chat in case of any queries or confusion! Let us help you succeed!

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