Jude Byrne Emerging Female Leader Award open for applications

Jude Byrne Emerging Female Leader Award

Applications for the 2023 Jude Byrne Emerging Female Leader Award are now closed. Sign up to the newsletter to find out when the 2024 award open, 

This award was developed by INHSU and INPUD (The International Network of People Who Use Drugs) in remembrance of Jude Byrne, a globally recognised, powerful advocate who fought to advance the health and human rights of people who use drugs. 

Jude served as an INHSU board member and made countless valuable contributions to our network and community.

We are proud to honour Jude’s memory via this new award, which aims to help foster expertise and resilience in the next generation of female leaders.

  • The award will be provided to two recipients who identify as female in recognition of their contribution to the community of people who use drugs
  • The award includes a mentorship program – a unique professional development opportunity that supports emerging female leaders and celebrates advocacy efforts internationally. There will be $10,000 USD per awardee allocated to supporting participation in the program


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