The Professional Fellows Program – Advancing Women Agribusiness Entrepreneurs and Innovators hosted at Michigan State University is recruiting young professionals from diverse backgrounds in private, public, non-governmental, and education sectors who are either women agribusiness entrepreneurs or individuals working to increase women’s economic engagement in the agricultural sector.
1) 25-40 years old;
2) A citizen, national, or permanent resident of Tanzania, Kenya, or Uganda;
3) Is living and working in Tanzania, Kenya, or Uganda at the time of the application;
4) Speaks fluent English;
a) at least 2 years of professional/working experience in their field;
b) demonstrated leadership and collaborative skills and a commitment to community;
c) employer’s support for participating in the program (for those not self-employed). For those self-employed, has recommendation from local authorities at the district, county, and/or community levels.
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Preference will be given to those who are in an earlier state of their careers and who have not previously had the opportunity to travel to the US.
18 November 2019: Application deadline.
For more information, please visit https://tinyurl.com/y5h8ou7q