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The Institute for African Women in Law (IAWL) is a Washington, D.C. based Pan-African non-profit, non-governmental organization. IAWL is committed to supporting the formidable works of women in law across Africa and the African diaspora. Our goal is to be a focal point for addressing issues across the legal and judicial professions.

Are you self-motivated with an acumen for innovative ideas? Are you looking to join a team that promotes justice and equity for women? Are you looking to develop your talent, skills, and networks?

The Institute for African Women in Law (IAWL) is looking for you: A Program Coordinator. The Program Coordinator (PC) is responsible for facilitating and coordinating all the programs and activities of the Institute. The role includes having control of the different programs of the Institute, building strategic partnerships with organizations, identifying and applying for various grants and creating an internal cohesive strategy and working environment within the organization while liaising with external stakeholders to ensure the seamless implementation of partnerships and agreements. Through these, the PC will contribute to the vision and mission of the organization.

Read the full job description and access the application form here:

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HOW TO APPLY: IAWL is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

  1. Read the position description fully.

  2. Click HERE and complete the application form.

  3. Send a cover letter, resume, one writing sample (not more than 2000 words), and a list of three references on or before the designated deadline by email to

  4. Reference “Program Coordinator” in the subject line.

Deadline: Monday, 24th July 2023 at 5 pm ET.


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