Update on Resource Equity
After nearly a decade of working together, Resource Equity has made the difficult decision to close and pursue other opportunities.
We are in the process of trying to secure new homes for the Women’s Land Rights Institute and LandWise legal database, so please stay tuned for more information. In the meantime, these resources will continue to be hosted here.
Thank you to everyone who has supported us over the years!
COURSE 101 | FOUNDATIONS
Advancing Women's Land and Resource Rights
100% ONLINE PROGRAM
Design and deliver policies and programs that advance women’s land rights.
Join us in an accredited ten-week online course. Explore what works to advance women’s land and resource rights and address gender inequality. Gain expert insights into how to avoid the unintended and harmful consequences of gender-neutral thinking in land laws, policies, and programs.
Learn how to:
105 minute classes
Every week for 10 weeks
Course offered twice per year
Tuition: $1200 USD
Tuition support available on request
With this course you will:
Learn from experts. Lead by expert practitioners on women’s land and resource rights with decades of experience globally.
Gain global insights. Gain insights from all over the world and apply from anywhere globally (translation and interpretation available)
Engage with other change-makers. Interact with others at the forefront of change in our structured, small-group setting.
Peer networks. Be part of a network of practitioners from around the world.
Micro-credential Endorsed by key actors in the land and women’s rights sectors.
Who is this course for?
- National and regional NGOs
- International NGOs
- Government agencies/departments
- Donor agencies and Philanthropic organizations
- Gender focal points on large land and resource-related projects
If you’re unsure whether the course is suitable for you, don’t hesitate to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The full 10-week course Tuition cost is $1,200 USD for full fee-paying participants.
Tuition support is available based on need (for scholarship applicants, identify in your application form that you would like to receive a scholarship). Support with technology may also be available based on need.
Resource Equity Co-Founder, Senior Gender Adviser and Lawyer
For 20 years, Renee has focused on the legal and sociological issues central to gender equity in access to land and natural resources. Her work has helped inform core policy positions on issues related to access, use, and control over land and resources for leading international development organizations.
Resource Equity Co-Founder, Gender and Land Tenure Lawyer
Elisa is the Executive Director of Resource Equity and is also a gender and land tenure lawyer. For over 15 years, Elisa has worked on research into and the design of laws, policies, and programs that improve women’s rights to land and natural resources, strengthen women’s involvement in decision-making and governance of land.
Frequently Asked Questions
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 our next cohort please, confirm with Kurstin by emailing email@example.com
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.
The next course dates are currently being scheduled.
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Session times will be scheduled once the final cohort has been selected.
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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 needed basis.
The Resource Equity Women’s Land Rights Institute is an initiative supported by Wellspring Philanthropic Fund.
Wellspring Philanthropic Fund
Equal property rights for women is a crucial global development goal. Generating awareness about the strategies necessary to achieve equality is a critical step on the path to achieving that goal.
Laura Meggiolaro - Land Portal Foundation
International Land Coalition
As a development community, we have some way to go before we can say that there is broad understanding of what works in practice to make a change in women’s lives through land rights. I believe that this course is an important step in addressing that challenge.
Jolyne Sanjak - Tetra tecH