Women living across Wales are being encouraged to apply for a chance to gain board level experience, thanks to a free 12-month programme.
Chwarae Teg and partner organisations have now launched their latest ‘Step to Non-Exec’ opportunities aimed at getting more women into Non-Executive Director roles. The application process will be open until 5pm, Monday 24 May.
As part of its commitment to improve the diversity of participants on programmes, Chwarae Teg is actively seeking applications from Black, Asian or other ethnic minority backgrounds and disabled people. However, all women, of any age group who have a passion for new challenges and want to make a difference to people’s lives are urged to apply.
The programme will provide practical experience and skills training on the role of a Non-Executive Director, including one-to-one mentoring, shadowing opportunities and chances to attend board meetings and planning events.
Participants will learn how Non-Executive Directors provide leadership and governance and work as part of a board to set the strategic direction of an organisation to meet its objectives.
The organisations, alongside Chwarae Teg, who are offering opportunities will be – Awen Cultural Trust Bridgend), Building Communities Trust, Pobl Group (Newport and Swansea), Rhondda Housing Association, Sport Wales, Torfaen Leisure Trust and Transport for Wales.
Women interested in applying and finding out more information should visit https://chwaraeteg.com/projects/step-to-non-exec/