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Developing Future Leaders for Women’s Empowerment and Human Rights

Who was Sally O’Neill?

Sally was a courageous and inspirational leader who blazed a trail as a female leader in the field of development and humanitarianism over four decades. The programme is dedicated to Sally because of the support she offered to many people, especially young women, to grow into effective leaders in Trócaire and in our partner organisations.

Sally lived Trócaire’s social justice approach with every breath, demonstrating in practice what it means to have a vision for change that is based on the fulfilment of human rights. 

Sally worked in Trócaire from 1978 until 2015. Sally died in a tragic accident on 7th April 2019, while still working for human rights in Central America.

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Details of the Programme.

The programme will empower graduates who hold a recent relevant Master’s degree to gain practical experience, based on Trócaire’s mission and values, and to develop into a future leader within the development & humanitarian sector. 

Starting in late 2019, the programme is 3 years long: 18 months at Graduate level and a subsequent 18 months at Junior Professional level. 

Further details will be announced in summer 2019.

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