Root Network's

Women in Tourism Fellowship application

Apply to the Women in Tourism Fellowship today
Next deadline

Gilgit - 31 July, 2021

The Root Network Women in Tourism Fellowship is a 15-day skill-development training to equip and support female graduates and young female professionals hoping to enter or grow the tourism industry.

The fellowship includes:

  • Business and tourism skills development necessary for working in the tourism industry. Through classroom and field exercises, the training will focus on increasing practical knowledge of starting your own tourism business, particularly tour guiding.

  • Meeting and learning from other like-minded women, and increasing your knowledge, skills, and confidence to work in Pakistan’s tourism industry.

After the training, you will receive professional support from mentors, ongoing access to opportunities in the tourism industry, and help connecting with the travel market as you begin your career.

Learn more about the WiT Fellowship

Who can apply?

  • Women over 18 years of age with a strong interest in pursuing a career in tourism. 
  • Must be able to commit to a 2-week training at one of the locations below (see training calendar below). All program, accommodation, and transportation costs will be covered by Root Network.
  • Proficient in basic English* 

Education levels, achievement, or work experience are not important to us as long as you have a strong interest and commitment to starting a career in tourism in Pakistan.

*  Trainings will be conducted in English and Urdu to prepare participants to work with diverse domestic and foreign tour groups.

Training dates

Location

Dates

Application deadline

Gilgit

September 2021

31 July, 2021

Application deadline: 31 July, 2021

Islamabad

November 2021

TBD - 6 weeks prior

Application deadline: TBD - 6 weeks prior

Lahore

January 2022

TBD - 6 weeks prior

Application deadline: TBD - 6 weeks prior

Karachi

March 2022

TBD - 6 weeks prior

Application deadline: TBD - 6 weeks prior

Chitral

May 2022

TBD - 6 weeks prior

Application deadline: TBD - 6 weeks prior

Training dates are subject to change based on prevailing conditions and participant availability. Please keep referring to our website for more information. Venue details will be released at a later date. We aim to keep everyone informed and will give a timely notice in case anything changes

How to apply

Online: Click to fill out the Women in Tourism application form.

Paper application: If you have a paper application form, you can submit it by scanning/taking clear pictures of your completed application form. Please make sure your scans/pictures are clear for us to read. You can send your completed form to one of the following:

  • Email [email protected] with the subject line: [Your name, location and WiT Application].
  • Whatsapp +92 348-2739383 with your name, location, and WiT application.

For example: “Sumaira Ali, Gilgit, WiT Application”

Apply to the Women in Tourism Fellowship today
Next deadline

Gilgit - 31 July, 2021

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