2012 Africa Moremi Leadership Empowerment and Development (MILEAD) Fellowship Program for African women

over 2 years ago | Deadline: 15 March 2012

Moremi Initiative for Women's Leadership in Africa (Moremi Initiative) is pleased to announce its call forapplications for the 2012 Moremi Leadership Empowerment and Development (MILEAD) Fellows Program.

The MILEAD Fellows Program is a one-year leadership development program designed to identify, develop and promote emerging young African Women leaders to attain and succeed in leadership in their community and Africa as a whole. The program targets dynamic young women interested in developing transformational leadership skills that help them tackle issues affecting women in their communities and society as a whole- by equipping them with the world class knowledge, skills, values and networks they need to succeed as 21st century women leaders. Applications are welcome from young African women living in Africa and the Diaspora.

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

Egibility:

To be eligible for the one-year program, an applicant must be African, living on the continent or in the Diaspora; agree to participate in allrequired activities related to MILEA- including a three-week residential Summer Institute in Ghana; and commit to a community change project. Applicant must be between 19 - 25 years of age. Specific requirements of the program and related dates are outlined in the application package. Please review program and application guidelines carefully, before completing your application.

HowToApply:

Application forms are available online at www.moremiinitiative.org or by request via email. Completed application form must be submitted with two letters of recommendation and CV. All applications and supporting documents must be submitted by email.


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