Deaf Leadership Workshop | Applications Extended

Published on: 26th April 2023

Applications extended to 10 May, 2023!

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Deaf Connect, Gallaudet University and the World Federation of the Deaf are excited to invite deaf leaders from around the world to apply for a chance to attend the Deaf Leadership Workshop on 7 July, 2023 in Jeju, South Korea.

This event, which is being held prior to the World Federation of the Deaf Congress, aims to create a global network of deaf leaders and will focus on contemporary leadership practices.

Whether you’re a seasoned professional or just starting out, these sessions will provide valuable insights that you can use in your professional and personal life.

The event is fully funded by Deaf Connect, Gallaudet University and the World Federation of the Deaf, but participants are responsible for covering their own travel and accommodation costs.


  • The Link between Emotional Intelligence and Transformative Community Change
  • Language Rights Advocacy (sign language recognition)
  • Partnering & Networking for Success

Click here to apply now

Applications close 10 May, 2023.

If you have any questions, please contact the Deaf Connect & Gallaudet University Deaf Leadership Event Organizing Committee via [email protected]


To be eligible to apply,

  • you must identify as a deaf person
  • have a leadership role with a deaf sector organization in your country
  • be familiar with and have experience using International Sign
  • be over 18 years old.

Don’t worry if you have a little less or more experience/fluency, as the eligibility criteria are just a general guide.

Participants who complete the event will receive a Certificate of Participation co-awarded by all organisations.

For more information and to watch in International Sign or Korean Sign Language, click here.

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