Subject Matter Expert and Training Content Designer for a Women's Leadership Workshop in Afghanistan


• Location: Global 
• Date Posted: Oct 30, 2020
• Application Deadline: Rolling
• Job Type: Consultant


Eurasia Foundation (EF) is seeking an experienced expert on women's leadership to design a five-day workshop for female community leaders in Afghanistan. The workshop will provide tools and strategies to boost participants’ confidence and capacity to build effective relationships with various stakeholders in their communities. The training curricula will also include local relevant examples highlighting women leaders striking for gender equality. Additionally, the highly participatory workshop will include exercises to help participants to identify and address weaknesses in their communication and leadership style, as well as Training-of-Trainers activities for participants interested in delivering a shorter version of the workshop in their communities.


  • Work with EF and its local partner to assess training needs and capacity of participants;
  • Design a highly participatory training curricula for the five-day workshop on women’s leadership, including producing training materials in Farsi/Dari;
  • Include case studies based on Afghanistan’s local relevant examples;
  • Design real-life assignments for the workshop; 
  • Introduce additional resources as secondary reading materials as necessary;
  • Design the pre- and post-training exams in order to ascertain the knowledge gained by participants;
  • Work with EF and its local partner to prepare for delivery of the training workshop.


  • Minimum Master’s degree or equivalent in management, social science, or a related area;
  • Demonstrated experience in education/facilitation and training the trainer methodology;
  • Strong background in developing and conducting leadership courses for women especially in Afghanistan;
  • Ideal candidates have experience working with Afghanistan’s not-for-profit organizations;
  • Fluency in written and spoken Farsi/Dari a must.


To apply, please send cover letter and resume to with “AFG Leadership” in the subject line. 

No phone calls, please.

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