Professional Development for Congregational Leaders

Supporting Women Religious in Leadership

Created in Africa for Africa, Professional Development for Congregational Leaders (PDCL) aims to ‘fan to flame’ the potential of leaders of women’s religious congregations to inspire and enable women-for-mission in today’s world.

By supporting and strengthening congregational leaders, PDCL contributes to the ongoing vitality of women’s religious congregations in Africa as they minister to marginalized and impoverished communities.

This is an outreach programme under the care of the Centre for Leadership and Management (CLM), Tangaza University College, Nairobi, Kenya.

Certificate in the Practice of Organizational Leadership (CPOL)

Workshop Schedule

  • Dates:
    • 15 -21 April 2018 – Module 2
    • 31 July  to 6 August 2018 – Module 1
    • Date to be announced – Module 3
  • Location: Dimesse Retreat and Conference Centre, Karen Rd. Karen, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Cost: Free (thanks to a generous grant from the Conrad N Hilton Foundation)

This programme is open to sisters in congregational leadership and their team members.


I have come to regard myself now as self-confident, capable of using and developing my skills, being empowered in knowing myself as resourceful, open and eager to collaborate.

– past participant

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Leadership Quote

He who thinks he is leading and has no one following him is only taking a walk.

— Malawian proverb


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