Design and deliver policies and programs that advance women’s land rights.

Learn how to:

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Who is this course for?

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Key Dates

Course Cost

Course Leaders

Renee Giovarelli

Renee Giovarelli

Elisa Scalise

Elisa Scalise

Course Info

Frequently Asked Questions

To apply for the Advancing Women’s Land and Resource Rights course for April 2022 please click on the Apply Now button on this page and fill in the application form on this website. Please note that you can save your application and come back to it whenever your ready. Applications are due by February 21st 2022.

To apply for the Women’s Land Rights Institute you will be asked to provide the following information in the application form.

-Contact and general details about you.

-Location and current work placement.

-Motivation for applying and how you will apply your knowledge to your work.

-Prior employment/contracts most relevant to women’s land and resource rights.

-Highest level of education attainment.

If you are unsure whether you are being considered for the April 2022  cohort please confirm with Kurstin by emailing institute@resourceequity.org

Or you can complete a new application form by clicking the Apply Now button on this page and complete a form.

All applicants are encouraged to check the session times (by reviewing the local time and date list in the link provided under Key Dates and in this FAQ’s section.


Orientation session on Wednesday April 6th 2022.
Course runs every Wednesday from April 13th 2022 to Wednesday June 15th 2022.

Depending on the participants locations we anticipate the session time will be around 12:00:00 noon GMT/UTC, to see what time that is in your local time click here. This time will be finalized once the cohort has been selected.

Tuition Support can cover all or part of the $1200 USD tuition fee and is available for qualified candidates who fit the criteria below,

  • Candidates from under-represented, minority, or indigenous groups. If you self-identify in one of these groups, please let us know.
  • Staff of grassroots organizations, CBOs, or smaller NGOs (under $300,000 USD annual revenue).

We encourage those people who do not meet the above criteria but would like to be considered for tuition scholarship to apply by completing the scholarship section on the application form.

Technology scholarships are offered to candidates on an as needs basis.


Wellspring Philanthropic Fund

Laura Meggiolaro - Land Portal Foundation

International Land Coalition

Jolyne Sanjak - Tetra tecH

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Renee Giovarelli

Renee Giovarelli, JD LLM

Senior Attorney and Advisor
20 years of experience
Elisa Scalise

Elisa Scalise, JD

Executive Director