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The American Express Leadership Academy Emerging Innovators Bootcamps

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted July 4, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on July 9, 2019
Emerging Innovators Bootcamps
Emerging Innovators Bootcamps

How can you use dance to inspire girls to be scientists and mathematicians?
Or train refugees as foreign language tutors to increase livelihoods and positive cultural exchange?
Or revolutionize the way veterans re-enter the workforce?

To bring big ideas like these to life, Ashoka and American Express created the Emerging Innovators Bootcamps.

The Bootcamps, which happen in New York City, Madrid, Mexico City, Nairobi and Dakar over two to three day periods, are intensive trainings for 125 rising social innovators to discuss and analyze best strategies to grow and sustain their social ventures. Twenty-five innovators gather in each of the five locations to receive expert guidance and peer support and to reflect on the inner growth and wellbeing necessary to be a strong leader.

Since 2013, the American Express Leadership Academy Emerging Innovators Bootcamps have supported a total of 534 entrepreneurs in Mexico, Canada, Europe, the United States and throughout Africa.

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Application deadline July 10, 2019.

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Thank you for sharing this opportunity, Ana!

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Aug 12
Aug 12

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2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and atests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills.
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your oroposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and use its filters (right upper corner) to find what really suits you.
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others.
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests - tell these stories too. They will enlighten and inspire the sisterhood.