28 women selected to join the 2024 Women’s Developmental Leadership Program

Wednesday, January 17, 2024
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WLI welcomes 28 emerging Pacific women leaders accepted join the prestigious Women’s Developmental Leadership Program in 2024.

The successful applicants from seven Pacific Island countries (Fiji, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Republic of Marshall Islands, Solomon Islands, Tonga and Vanuatu) are Australia Awards scholars who demonstrate outstanding leadership potential.  

Over 18 months and beyond through the Women’s Developmental Leadership Program, each participant will be supported to develop their own leadership style, key leadership skills and behaviours, and networks to help drive positive development change in the Pacific region.

2024 Women’s Developmental Leadership Program participants

From Fiji:  

From Nauru:

From Papua New Guinea:

From the Republic of Marshall Islands:  

From Solomon Islands:  

From Tonga:  

From Vanuatu:

The WLI team extends sincere thanks to all scholars who applied to participate in the program. We encourage all unsuccessful applicants to re-apply for the 2025 Women’s Developmental Leadership Program (in late 2024) and to keep an eye out for opportunities to participate in the six-month online LeadershipConnect program, opening later this month.

Learn more about the Women's Developmental Leadership Program