January 23, 2012

2012 MILEAD Fellowship Program for Young African Women Leaders

Who is the most outstanding young African woman leader you know?

Moremi Initiative for Women's Leadership in Africa (Moremi Initiative) is pleased to announce its call for applications 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. 

Eligibility for the one-year program
Applicants must be African, living on the continent or in the Diaspora; agree to participate in all required 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.

The deadline for completed MILEAD Fellows applications to be submitted for review is March 15, 2012.
For application package or additional information go
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Anonymous said...

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Grace Ihejiamaizu said...

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