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THE Women's Leadership Program


PROGRAM Description
& Goals 

The program promotes and supports Israeli-Ethiopian women's leadership at the national and International levels. The main focus is on developing resilience and supporting success through a variety of activities and real-world opportunities for personal and professional development.

Program participants are comprised of Israeli-Ethiopian women who have obtained a degree in Higher Education, those in the process of completing their degrees, and social activists. 

Participants meet three times a month during which time they are provided with a variety of workshops that will help them develop themselves personally and professionally. During the course of the program, participants will also have the opportunity to apply what they’ve learned in a real-world setting.

The program aims at developing women leaders who excel at public speaking and debate, have excellent interpersonal and networking skills, coupled with a deep sense of self-awareness and mindfulness. The participants will gain the necessary skills, knowledge, and real world experience which will support them in advancing professionally in the public arena on a national and international level.

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providing a framework that empowers Israeli-Ethiopian women and assists them in reaching their highest potential

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The coaching component is designed to develop a partnership with participants by utilizing a thought-provoking and creative process which will encourage participants to maximize their personal and professional potential.


The process helps participants

  • Cultivate self-confidence

  • Establish and take action towards achieving goals

  • Become more resilient

  • Communicate more effectively

  • Develop a powerful sense of personal and professional satisfaction

“Create the highest, grandest vision possible for your life, because you become what you believe.”
Oprah Winfrey.

The debate and public speaking component helps participants enhance their confidence and develop effective public speaking and presentation skills. Participants will develop an orderly and logical way of communicating. They will develop their ability to think critically, present their ideas persuasively, and listen effectively.

Female Speaker

Debate & Public Speaking

Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.
Golda Meir

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The mindfulness component helps participants cultivate a deeper sense of awareness with regard to their thoughts, feelings, physical sensations, and behavior in the present moment. As a result, participants will achieve a more focused but relaxed state which will help them make better decisions, avoid self-criticism, and build a powerful inner resilience.

Success isn't about how much money you make; it's about the difference you make in people's lives.”
Michelle Obama

The career counseling component supports participants in finding a personal career path, setting career goals, exploring and expanding career opportunities, personal marketing/branding on social networks, job search, interviewing/conversations with managers, job training, networking, and dealing with employment uncertainty.

Young Businesswomen

Career Counseling Component

“Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.”
- Oprah Winfrey

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Enrichment Component

The enrichment component serves to enrich, improve and diversify the participant's knowledge base in order to adequately represent the community and the state in an intelligent and scholarly manner. Participants will be provided with opportunities to learn and grow in areas that will support them professionally and personally.


Additional Enrichment opportunities include, but are not limited to:

  • Participation in advocating for the global Jewish community via international conferences

  • Conducting enrichment conferences for the community

  • Volunteering such as mentoring and conducting workshops

  • Enrichment and familiarization sessions with government officials, courts, Knesset, companies, etc.

  • Meeting with leadership from the congregation in the various fields.

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