Women PeaceMakers Program
Monday, April 24, 2006 3:10 PM

Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice University of San Diego, California

Call for Applications

The Women PeaceMakers program is an eight-week residency for women leaders who want to document, share, and build upon their unique peacemaking stories. Selected peacemakers will receive roundtrip airfare, housing, and a small stipend to cover expenses for the eight-week residence (September 18 - November 11, 2006) at the University of San Diego in southern California.

The Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice is pleased to announce the 2006 Women PeaceMakers Program is now accepting women peacemaker and peace writer applications for the Fall program. You will find all the program details and the down-loadable application at <http://peace.sandiego.edu/programs/women.html>.

The Women PeaceMakers Program invites four women who are on the frontlines of peacemaking and human rights activism to participate in an eight-week residency program to document their unique stories. The residency program will take place from September 18 - November 11, 2006.

Each peacemaker will: (1) have assistance in documenting her development

as a peacemaker and

the work she is doing

(2) share her vision and work with new communities

(3) explore peace-building with other women on the frontlines of


(4) take part in a two-day international conference focusing on

women's impact on peacebuilding policies when they participate more equally with men in governmental, corporate, military and peacemaking decision-bodies

(5) have a beautiful setting for a needed respite

Women from anywhere in the world who have assumed the leadership role in peace and conflict resolution with an emphasis in human rights in their own society or our global community are invited to apply for this unique residency in San Diego. Peace Writers will help each peacemaker document her unique peacemaking experience.

Applications are available NOW on-line (<http://peace.sandiego.edu/>).

Application deadline is June 2, 2006.