Milead Fellows Program 2019 for Young African Women Leaders
  • January 12 - February 22, 2019

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

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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 MILEAD 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

Location:

Ghana

Benefits

  • Fellows will gain excellent skills in leadership, activism, research, mentoring, public speaking and advocacy among others.
  • National to global recognition as one of Africa’s most promising women leaders.
  • Access to opportunities and resources for education, professional, leadership and personal development. Fellows are supported to enter into top Universities for further education.
  • Knowledge of critical cutting-edge issues such as human rights concepts, women’s human rights, leadership concepts, gender equity and social justice.
  • Upon successful completion of the program, fellows become automatic members of the Moremi Fellow’s Network.
  • Long term Support:
    • Fellows’ achievements and initiatives are promoted through our partner networks and the media for visibility and exposure.
    • Fellows will have access to readily available Moremi Initiative mentors including some of the most outstanding African women leaders.
    • Fellows are supported to implement personal community leadership projects on issues of importance to their peers, school, community or country.

Eligibilities

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.
Eligible Regions: Africans

Application Process

  • Please download the application and recommendation form from the official website.
  • Completed application forms must be submitted along with a CV and two recommendation letters.
  • All applications and supporting documents must be submitted via email.

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Application Deadline: February 22, 2019 (33 Days Remaining)

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