New Gender Panel opportunity for Australia Awards Pacific women scholars and alumnae
July 13, 2016

Digicel Foundation Chief Executive Officer Beatrice Mahuru (left) and PNG Women Doctors Association President Lydia Sirigoi  at a Women on Boards training iworkshop in Port Moresby.

Pacific Islands women gender specialists, including Australia Awards scholars and alumnae, are urged to apply for places on a new Australian Government-funded Pacific Women Gender Panel.
The Pacific Women Shaping Pacific Development (Pacific Women) program is calling for expressions of interest in 30 places on the panel from Pacific women gender specialists and practitioners. 
Applications close on Sunday 31 July and should be sent to
The Panel will support the provision of high-quality technical and strategic gender advice across 14 Pacific Islands Forum member countries. Details are available on the Pacific Women website and the Cardno website
Applicants should send a curriculum vitae,  a covering letter addressing the selection criteria in the Terms of Reference,  and a recent sample of work demonstrating their writing and analytical skills.
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade has committed up to $320 million over 10 years to the Pacific Women program across 14 Pacific Islands Forum countries.   The program was announced by the Australian Government at the August 2012 Pacific Island Leaders' Forum meeting. 
Last updated: July 13, 2016