Fellowships

DEVELOPING LEADERS WHO CHALLENGE THE STATUS QUO AND INSPIRE THEIR COMMUNITIES TO BUILD A BETTER FUTURE

We’re building a pipeline of leaders who understand what it takes to create change in our complex, interconnected world. Our Fellows Program is a one-year leadership development program designed to connect and cultivate a pipeline of social changemakers who are committed to tackling poverty and injustice.

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OUR FELLOWS PROGRAM IS OFFERED IN EAST AFRICA, INDIA, AND PAKISTAN

East Africa

Our Fellows Program in East Africa brings together the best and brightest of the region’s emerging entrepreneurs, innovators and change agents. From Uganda to Ethiopia, our applicants represent a wide diversity of cultural, geographic and socioeconomic backgrounds.

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India

Every year, our India Fellows Program connects dynamic individuals who are committed to creating meaningful change within their country. Candidates come from nearly every walk of life and have demonstrated the ability to have impact within their sector.

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Pakistan

Our Pakistan Fellows Program provides founders, entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs, policymakers, innovators and movement builders with the training and support needed to solve Pakistan’s biggest problems and challenge the status quo.

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“The Acumen fellowship made me reality-check why I was in Kenya and what I needed to do. Instead of focusing on the problem, I learned to focus on the solution.”
Faith Muigai, East Africa Fellow
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