Ethiopian Women's Leadership Program

About the Program

The Institute of International Education in Ethiopia has designed the Ethiopian Women’s Leadership Program (EWLP), with funding from The David and Lucile Packard Foundation. EWLP provides leadership development program and works with university administrators to strengthen educational outcomes of female university students.

Learn more about the program

Collaborating universities

EWLP collaborates with four prominent government universities in Ethiopia:

Addis Ababa University

University of Gondor

Haramaya University

Jimma University

News & Events
  • Jimma Closing Event
    Closing of the 2012 Ethiopian Women’s Leadership Program was successfully executed in Jimma University on Saturday November 24, 2012. University dignitaries, mentors, program facilitators and invited guests attended the ceremony.
    The event signified the end of the nine month program in Jimma University for the year 2012. 48 participants received certificates on their successful completion the leadership and life skill program.


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Participant Stories
  • Elham Ali - EWLP

    "EWLP empowered me with tools that help me see the world through a new and improved lens."

  • EWLP-Fellow

    “I have gotten motivation and courage after taking leadership training with you."


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