We are pleased to announce that applications for the next class of Global Fellows are now open! Click here to apply now.
The Global Fellows Program is a full-time 12-month fellowship designed to train the next generation of social impact leaders. Fellows spend two months in New York for leadership development training followed by nine months working with an Acumen investee company in India, Pakistan, East or West Africa. During their field placements, Fellows provide on the ground management assistance and strategic support to help our entrepreneurs scale their business.
Competitive applicants for the Global Fellows Program should meet the following criteria:
+ Strong business experience: finance, operations, sales, marketing, and/or consulting
+ Demonstrated passion and commitment to creating positive social change
+ Proven track record of leadership and management responsibilities
+ Experience living and working in emerging markets
+ Grit, courage, and perseverance
+ A minimum of 3 years work experience
Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM (Eastern Standard Time) on 13 December 2013. Late submissions will not be considered.
Apply now or invite a friend to join the next class of Global Fellows, which begins in September 2014. Also, please share this announcement with your followers on Twitter or your friends on Facebook!
We look forward to receiving your application!