Acumen Regional Fellows Program

Acumen Regional Fellows Program
Last date: 
Friday, September 1, 2017

Detailed Description


Applications are open for Acumen Regional Fellows Program that is a one-year leadership development program designed to build the next generation of social leaders with the audacity to transform society and create a better, more inclusive world.  Through these programs, Acumen is building an empowered global network of leaders eradicating poverty and injustice through the practice of moral leadership.

The program equips 20 extraordinary individuals each from East Africa, India and Pakistan with the knowledge, support system and practical wisdom to unlock their full potential and drive positive change in society.

Fellows are individuals who dare to do what’s right, not what’s easy, to create positive change in their country. Fellows can come from diverse cultural, geographic and socioeconomic backgrounds and work in any sector, and they must be committed to ending poverty in their community through their work. They are the individuals who are making a long-term play of systems-level changing impact and are seeking the leadership and moral imagination skills to make it happen.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Founders, Entrepreneurs, Intrapreneurs, Policy Makers, Movement Builders Innovators 
  • Men and women of all ages and education levels who are able to participate in a program conducted in English. 
  • Fellows who have a demonstrated history of impact, commitment and concrete connection to the region. 
  • Leaders with strong personal integrity, unrelenting perseverance and moral imagination. 
  • Committed individuals ready to undergo an intensive year-long personal transformation and leadership journey followed by an induction into the larger Fellows Community.

How to Apply

The online application consists of:

  • Background information 
  • Resume/CV 
  • Short & long answer questions
  • Applications must their documents online via given website.

Eligible Countries:

Burundi, Comoros, Dijibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Rwanda, Malawi, Somalia, South Sudan, Seychelles, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Zambia., India and Pakistan

For more information, please visit Acumen Regional Fellows Program.

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