>Date: Fri, 10 Jan 1997 15:13:27 +0000
>Reply-To: Andrea Freeman <[log in to unmask]>
>Sender: Technology Transfer in International Development
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>From: Andrea Freeman <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject: PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
>To: Multiple recipients of list DEVEL-L <[log in to unmask]>
>*****PLEASE CIRCULATE AND CROSS-LIST*****
>Dear fellow list subscribers,
>I am posting this message to announce an exceptional professional
>development opportunity for those of you who:
>**are experts in a wide range of technical areas (engineering,
>environment, health, legal, financial, managerial, economics,
>education, etc.), and
>**wish to make a lasting and invaluable contribution to the way your
>organization (public, non-profit, private sector) approaches and
>executes its mission.
>The University of Florida leads a consortium of private and public
>sector organizations implementing a new USAID-funded program, the
>Worldwide Women in Development (WWID) Fellows Program. The
>consortium consists of Datex, Inc., the Center for PVO/University
>Collaboration in Development, and Bennett College. The overall goal
>of the program is to more fully integrate gender into international
>development programs, as well as U.S. institutions with which fellows
>If you know of anyone who might be interested in this excellent
>opportunity, please pass the attached information along. The
>deadline is coming up. We look forward to hearing from you.
>Andrea K. Freeman
>Program Assistant, WWID
>-- -- -- -- -- --
>Professional Development Opportunities:
>The Worldwide Women in Development (WorldWID) Fellows Program offers
>mid-career professionals a unique opportunity to expand their
>established technical expertise by including the field of Gender and
>Development (GAD)/Women in Development (WID) through high level
>training in gender analysis and a field placement with the U.S.
>Agency for International Development (USAID).
>The program seeks individuals with professional experience relevant
>to one of USAID's strategic concerns in: (1) democracy, governance
>and human rights, (2) economic growth, (3) human capacity
>development, (4) health, population and nutrition, and (5)
>environment and natural resources.
>WorldWID Fellowships involve:
>(a) 2 months of specialized training and orientation to equip Fellows
>for their assignment in USAID, followed by
>(b) a 5-9 month assignment in Washington, D.C. or in a field Mission
> (Africa, Asia & the Near East, Latin America & the Caribbean,
>Central & Eastern Europe or the Newly Independent States) during
>which Fellows will work with USAID on specific WID-related activities.
>The Fellowship includes a monthly stipend of $2500, domestic and
>international travel, as well as some support for overseas living
>* Mid-career professionals, both men and women, with recognized
>technical expertise and experience in an area relevant to USAID's
>strategic concerns (domestic and/or international).
>* Strong personal commitment to integrating WID expertise and
> gender analysis into their own work, institutions, and professional
>* Demonstrated institutional support and a position to return to upon
>completion of the Fellowship.
>* U.S. citizen.
>Special attention is being focused on recruiting Fellows from
>minority groups, who have been traditionally under-represented in
>the administration of U.S.-supported foreign assistance programs.
>The WorldWID Program is being implemented by a University of
>Florida-led consortium, representing the public and private sectors.
>Consortium members are Datex, Inc., the Center for PVO/University
>Collaboration in Development, and Bennett College
>Deadlines for application are March 1, 1997 and March 1, 1998.
>For more information contact:
>Dr. Virginia Seitz, WorldWID
>Office of International Studies and Programs
>P.O. Box 113225
>University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611
>Tel: (352)392-7074, Fax: (352)392-8379
>E-mail: [log in to unmask]
>Or visit our web site at http://www.datexinc.com/worldwid
>* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
>Thanks for posting.