Opportunity for Nigerian journalists covering women’s economic empowerment

DEADLINE: MARCH 24, 2022 —Nigerian journalists working in the areas women and women’s economic empowerment (WEE) can enroll in a one-week certificate course in Development Communication for WEE.

The course is facilitated by Association of Communication Scholars & Professionals of Nigeria (ACSPN) in collaboration with Women in Media, a CSO partner of the Partnership for Advancing Women in Economic Development (PAWED) project.

This opportunity is part of the efforts by the ACSPN and PAWED to test pilot the repositioning and revitalisation of university education in Nigeria, through the unbundling Mass Communication by the National Universities Commission (NUC), into several separate degree programmes, thereby, making Mass Communication a full Faculty.

Twenty-eight journalists will be selected to participate in this pilot course between 29th March to 2nd April 2022 in Abuja.

ACSPN and PAWED will fully fund this course including fees, accommodation, study materials, incidentals, and transportation for all selected participants.

Women Journalists are enjoined to apply.

Interested and qualified journalists are invited to submit a CV and publications on women’s economic empowerment (WEE) produced in the past 5 years to opportunities4journalists@gmail.com

The deadline for applications is March 24, 2022.


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