Call for Application: Women Peace Ambassador Initiative at WPC, BRUR

Centre for Peace and Justice, Brac University is pleased to invite applications from the interested Women Peace Café Members of Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur (BRUR) to get involved in its new initiative titled as “Women Peace Ambassador” supported by UN Women.

About Women Peace Ambassador Initiative
Women Peace Ambassador (WPA) is a cutting-edge initiative to secure the peace off and online: engaging women in promoting peace, social cohesion in the era of COVID-19 pandemic. A total of 20 Women Peace Café members of BRUR, will be selected through a competitive process as Peace Ambassadors. The selected WPAs will be given seed funds to implement 4 innovative projects in 4 communities as a pilot. They will be also given technical guidance and mentorship support to engage another 75 female students/community girls and women with the WPA led activities. Under this WPA initiative, there is a provision of material support for 150 vulnerable women to enhance their COVID-19 resilience. After successful implementation of these 4 small projects as a group, every WPA will receive an experience certificate.

Key Benefits for Women Peace Ambassador:
• Seed fund for implementing innovative ideas
• Project management and leadership skills development
• Mentorship from trained faculty members and resource persons
• Monthly stipend during the project period
• Experience certificate

Key Responsibilities of Women Peace Ambassador:
• Awareness raising campaign on COVID-19
• Working with community girls and women
• Advancement of women empowerment and leadership
• Promoting peace and social cohesion
• Organising innovative offline and online events

Duration: October 2020 – February 2021 (including project design phase)
Target audience: Students of BRUR and adjacent community girls and women

Who can apply?
• Any member of WPC at BRUR
• Minimum 4-6 months experience of voluntary works or extra-curricular activities
• Potential leadership ability with innovative ideas
• Strong commitment with vision and mission of WPC initiatives
• Have a compatible device (e.g. smartphone, laptop, desktop) with an internet connection
How to Apply?
Interested students are requested to apply through the following Google Form link:

Deadline of application submission: 12 September, 2020

Download the announcement: 3. Poster-Call for Application for WPA initiative BRUR_01 September