Deadline : 22 February, 2019

Moremi Initiative for Women’s Leadership in Africa invites applications from exceptional emerging African women leaders for the 2019 MILEAD [Moremi Initiative Leadership Empowerment and Development] Fellows Program- to identify Africa’s most promising women leaders. 

The MILEAD Fellows Program is a long-term and paradigm-shifting leadership development program to identify, develop and promote a new generation of young African female leaders to attain and thrive in critical leadership across Africa. The program targets dynamic young women interested in developing transformational leadership skills that help them address issues facing women and girls across communities in Africa. The MILEAD Program equips Fellows with world-class knowledge, skills, values, and networks that they need to succeed as 21st-century women leaders. Applications are invited from young African women between 19 – 25 years of age, living in Africa and the Diaspora.

The MILEAD Fellowship will be awarded to 25 outstanding young women who have exhibited leadership potential in their community, organization, and/or profession.

To be eligible for the program, an applicant must be African, living on the continent or in the Diaspora; agree to participate in all required activities related to MILEAD – beginning with a three-week residential Summer Institute in Ghana, and commit to implement a community change project. Specific requirements of the program and related dates are outlined in the application package. Please review the program and application guidelines carefully, before completing your application

They invite you to share this application information with the most inspiring emerging African women leaders in your network who have the passion and potential to help transform the continent.

 Applications

Completed application forms must be submitted along with a CV and two recommendation letters. All applications and supporting documents must be submitted via email.

The application deadline is: Friday, 22nd February 2019.

For more information and to apply,  click here. 

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