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Educational program "Woman leader in the Ural Federal District" will be held in Ugra

31 march 2022

Department of Public and External Relations of the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug – Ugra informs:

Governor of Ugra Natalia Komarova took part in a press conference at TASS dedicated to the launch of a new group of the international educational program "Woman Leader" of the presidential platform "Russia is a country of opportunities". This year, 12 Ugra women applied, according to the results of the selection, 2 will take part in the program.

Representatives of legislative and executive, judicial authorities, political parties of various levels, heads of all-Russian and regional social movements, organizations and unions, businesses and regional and federal media holdings started classes at the women's leadership program. The "Woman Leader" program is implemented by the Senezh Management Workshop together with the Council of the Eurasian Women's Forum under the Federation Council. The first international group of the program is organized in partnership with the Federal Agency for the Commonwealth of Independent States, Compatriots Living Abroad, and International Humanitarian Cooperation (Rossotrudnichestvo). 

"The first experience has shown that women objectively assess requirements to work in public administration, business, and the social sphere. As they say, a social elevator works. It gives an opportunity to caring, ambitious, talented women to prove themselves, gain new experience, knowledge," the Chairperson of Federation Council Valentina Matvienko said in a video message to the participants of the program.

Speaker of the Federation Council drew attention to the fact that three groups of the program "Woman Leader" have already graduated. Interregional teams have created more than 70 social projects aimed at solving urgent problems: environmental protection, popularization of a healthy lifestyle, expansion of employment opportunities, education of children and youth, development of territories and others. 

During the press conference, Deputy Chairperson of the Federation Council Galina Karelova stressed that since the start of the program, more than 400 active women leaders from 56 regions of Russia have taken part in it. 

Answering journalists' questions, the senator recalled that the "Woman Leader" program was presented at the III Eurasian Women's Forum, international participants of which were interested in cooperation and highly appreciated the project. In this regard, she called the start of the international group the implementation of one of the priority areas of the program in 2022.

"For the first time, educational program "Woman Leader" has an international status. Students of the new group will be not only women living in Russia, but also compatriots abroad," Galina Karelova said.

In February, Senezh Management Workshop decided start an educational program "Woman leader in the Ural Federal District" in the period from July to November 2022 in Ugra.

"We are grateful for the trust. Public Diplomacy Fund "Eurasian Association of Women Regional Leaders" confirmed its readiness to participate in the implementation of this project. This year, the program expects participation of 150 active women from the Ural Federal District," Governor of the Khanty–Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug. Natalia Komarova said. 

Head of the Region recalled that in Ugra, the head of the department of social rehabilitation and habilitation of the Urai Complex Center for Social Services of the population, Anastasia Kashtanova, is implementing a social project "We breathe correctly-we live for a long time. Rehabilitation after COVID-19". The initiative was noted by the Council of the Eurasian Women's Forum. The project entered the top ten out of 200 applications. 

Irina Novikova, Chairperson of the Russian Compatriots of the Asian region, a participant of the new educational group of the international program "Woman Leader", will begin implementation of her project "International Volunteer Ecological Camp" during the international environmental campaign "Save and Preserve" this year. 

Another Ugra woman, chairperson of the regional branch of the "Union of Women of Russia" Natalia Bobreshova with her project "Female mentoring" successfully passed the selection, enrolled in the educational group of the international program "Woman Leader" . In 2021, Presidential Grants Fund supported the project.


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