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Apply now for the 2024 Acumen East Africa Fellows Program.

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Apply now for the 2024 Acumen East Africa Fellows Program. The East Africa Acumen Fellowship is a rigorous leadership program that brings together a cohort of extraordinary individuals working on problems of poverty and equips them with the knowledge, skills, and community to strengthen their leadership and scale their impact to create meaningful change in East Africa.

After Fellow Candidates complete the program they join The Foundry, a community of like-minded peers who are working across sectors and geographies to build a world based on dignity.

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Eligibility and Requirements for the Acumen East Africa Fellows

Participants must meet the following:

  • The Fellowship is looking for “Builders” who are working to solve problems of poverty.
  • The “Builders” include founders, CEOs, and senior leaders (COO, MD, etc.) at for-profit, nonprofit, or hybrid social enterprises and corporate or government sector intrapreneurs.
  • Participants should keep track records of the impact of their building.
  • Participants must have a minimum of five (5) years of professional experience and should be able to demonstrate their commitment to solving issues of poverty.
  • Participants should demonstrate their ability and willingness to give and receive support from the Foundry.
  • Participants must have a reliable internet connection, be fully available to participate throughout the program, and be able to participate in English.

See Also: Apply now for the 100x Impact Accelerator Program (£150K).

What You Stand to Gain from the Acumen East Africa Fellows

Selected participants will receive the following:

  • While the Fellowship is fully funded for Fellow Candidates, Acument does not provide any funding or additional benefits as part of the program.
  • Participants will gain access to capital, coaching, and continuous learning as part of lifelong accompaniment to creating social change.
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Application Process

The application deadline is the 4th of February, 2024.

Click here to apply.

For more information, visit the official webpage of the 2024 Acumen East Africa Fellows Program.

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