Sozo Networks is currently accepting proposals for the Youth in Development Boot Camp and Fellowship to provide African civic leaders with skills and tools to start and effectively lead social change initiatives.
Most of the Alumni of this program have gone ahead to create viable and highly impactful social ventures that are transforming the social-economic landscapes of their communities.
Sozo Networks and the IMPACT Toolbox are happy to host another cohort of outstanding young Africans in this unique professional development experience.
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One hundred (100) young leaders would attend a 3-day virtual boot camp. During this transformative learning experience, participants will hone their leadership skills and acquire knowledge on leading sustainable social change.
These hundred (100) young leaders would have the unique opportunity to learn directly from social change leaders with exceptional track records and academics from across the world. Participants would become a part of the Impact Toolbox and Sozo Networks’ formidable network of social change leaders.
At the end of the boot camp, each participant will submit an action plan and a social venture idea proposal that reflects what they have learned.
Twenty (20) of the participants would become the 2021 Youth in Development (YID) Fellows based on the quality of their action plans and social venture idea proposal.
2021 YID Fellows will engage in a 3-month professional development program.
1) Have an idea or initiative for social change;
2) Be between the ages of 18-35 on or before the application deadline;
3) Be a citizen of an African country and reside in the continent;
4) Be proficient in reading, writing, and speaking English;
5) Be available to attend a 3-day boot camp online from February 25 to 27, 2021;
6) Willing to step down training to at least ten (10) other people.
Applications review will commence after the January 6, 2021 submission deadline.
Upon our evaluation and verification, successful candidates would be notified in the first week of February 2021.
For more information, please visit https://sozonetworks.com/yid/