A key element of the Freedom Fund’s strategy is to help build and empower a global anti-slavery movement, providing the platforms, tools and knowledge for organisations to connect and work together more effectively.
We now intend to advance this goal by establishing a Freedom Leadership Program to support and mobilise frontline leaders and activists.
The aim of this new Freedom Leadership Program is to build on our existing work by investing in the development of a new generation of anti-slavery frontline practitioners, especially women, through an impactful leadership and networking program for emerging and current leaders of anti-slavery organisations.
For maximum impact this initiative will involve two core components:
The Freedom Fund believes that investing in the leadership and technical capacity of these frontline leaders will contribute to innovation and change within themselves, their organisations and the communities in which they work.
This program will offer opportunities for leaders and potential leaders of civil society organisations expand their skills, connections and visibility.
More specifically it will:
Our objective is to have our first leadership academy operational by the end of 2019.