Special Training Session for Young Female Researchers and Conservation Practitioners officially calling for applications
Training "Building Conservation Capacity for Young Female Fellows - 2023" within the framework of the project "Promoting women-led applied conservation research and practices on the Annamite Range in Vietnam 2023 - 2024" organized by WildAct.
Training course aims to:
Equip participants with knowledge and skills in project design, grant proposal development, identifying and responding to gender issues in the conservation sector for young Vietnamese female conservationists;
Provide opportunities for participants to apply gained knowledge and skills to developing and implementing their projects at Chu Yang Sin National Park.
Conservation project design;
Grant proposal development;
Identify and respond to gender issues in the conservation sector.
Expected training outcomes:
At least 60 applications meet the registration requirements in which 30 applications will be selected to be trainees;
At least 70% of trainees pass the final exam on the content of the trained topics;
Graduates can design conservation projects and develop grant proposals in a scientific and satisfactory manner;
At least 05 grant proposals were submitted in which 02 proposals will be selected to receive a funding up to 380 million VND.
Participants of the training course:
Young female conservationists working in Vietnam;
Female postgraduate students in majors such as biology, resource management, law enforcement, economics, education, communications, sociology...;
Vietnamese women have an interest and desire to participate in conservation activities.
Dr. Nguyen Kieu Nga
Deputy Director in charge of Expertise at the Center for Research and Scientific Application on Gender, Family, Women and Adolescents - CSAGA;
Doctor of Social Sciences, Master of Sociological Studies; Master of Social Work at Flinders University - Australia;
10 years of experience researching and teaching in Australia in the field of gender and supporting diverse community groups.
2.Dr. Nguyen Thi Thu Trang
Founder and CEO of WildAct Vietnam;
Doctor of Biodiversity Management at the University of Kent in the UK;
Global UK Alumni Awards, Science and Sustainable Development Category 2023.
3.Ms. Nguyen Thanh Nga
Project Manager at WildAct Vietnam;
6 years of experience: developing and implementing training courses, wildlife education outreach and community engagement toward nature conservation;
Completed a number of short training courses regarding leadership and project management, hosted by the Conservation Leadership Program (CLP) and the British Council.
The training is tuition-free course;
Lunch and tea break will be provided by WildAct;
Trainees are responsible for their own transportation, accommodation, and meals (except of lunch) during the training period.
Application open and close: October 10 - 31, 2023;
Shortlisting outcome notified: November 1 - 10, 2023. Candidates may have an interview;
Training schedule: December 6 - 8, 2023;
Grant proposal submission open and close: December 20, 2023 - January 20, 2024;
Grant awarding and project implementation: February - August 2024.
See information about pre-registration questions here
Deadline to submit registration application: before October 31, 2023.