Emerging Leaders International Fellows Program [Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society @ CUNY]

Applications Close 20.1 2020. Program will provide leadership training through seminars with Third-sector practitioners, research based on best practices, and the application of a comparative framework. Fellows are based at The Graduate Center of The City University of New York (CUNY), where they will attend weekly seminars, explore work of key agencies and foundations, meet with nonprofit leaders and study U.S. and international community foundation models. During the program, participants pursue an individualized research project and develop a professional presentation to disseminate their findings. Program …

Draper Hills Summer Program 2020 [Stanford University]

Closing Date 1.1 2020. Three-week intensive academic training program that is hosted annually at Stanford University’s Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law. The program brings together a group of 25 to 30 mid-career practitioners in law, politics, government, private enterprise, civil society, and international development from all regions of the world. This training program provides a unique forum for emerging leaders to connect, exchange experiences, and receive academic training to enrich their knowledge and advance their work. During the summer (12-31 July …

Obama Foundation Scholars Program at Columbia University

Applications Close 13.12 2019. Program brings together rising leaders from around the world who have demonstrated a commitment to finding solutions to challenges in their communities, countries and regions. Over the course of an academic year, the scholars will have the opportunity to deepen their knowledge and skills and to build new capacities and networks that will accelerate their impact in their home countries. Eligibility: Open to rising leaders from around the world who meet the following criteria: Have a proven commitment to service and …

Yale Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellows Program 2020 [Jackson Institute for Global Affairs – Yale University]

Closing Date: 4.12 2019. Four-month, full-time residential program provides fellows the opportunity to expand their vision, learn from each other, and grow personally and professionally. World Fellows contribute to Yale’s intellectual life, give talks and participate on panels, collaborate with peers, audit classes, and mentor students. Eligibility: Open to citizens of a country other than the United States. While dual citizens are eligible, preference is given to candidates whose work is focused outside the US. Candidates at least five – and typically not more than twenty …

Senior International Fellows Program [Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society @ CUNY]

Applications Close 22.11 2019. Program offers professional development through seminars, meetings with Third Sector practitioners, research based on best practices, and the application of a comparative framework. The program is designed for decision-makers in community philanthropy who are committed to strengthening civil society capacity in countries around the globe. The program will run from 15 April – 13 May 2020. Fellows are based at The Graduate Center of The City University of New York in midtown Manhattan, where they attend weekly seminars, explore the work …

Global Change Leaders [Coady International Institute – St. Francis Xavier University]

Applications Close 22.11 2019. Seven-week education program enables women from developing countries to strengthen their leadership capacities in order to contribute to innovation and change in their organizations and communities. Through a shared learning environment with other emerging women leaders from around the world, participants are exposed to a range of experiences and the beginnings of a potentially lifelong network of support. It provides successful candidates with a scholarship that includes tuition, travel, accommodations, and meals. The next session will be hosted June 1 – …

IREX Community Solutions Program 2020–2021

Apply by 30.10 2019. Year-long professional development program for people who are working to improve their communities by addressing issues related to the environment, tolerance and conflict resolution, transparency and accountability, and women and gender. Open to applicants, ages of 25-38, who are citizens of eligible program countries listed below. Applicants must currently live and work in their home countries. Individuals with refugee status working on behalf of their home community may be given special consideration. High level of proficiency in spoken and written English …

World-Changing Women in Conscious Business 2020 [Conscious Company]

Nominations Close 15.10 2019. List recognizes female, women-identifying, and non-binary femme business leaders who demonstrate a higher set of values (beyond a narrow focus on shareholder returns) through their words, the way they operate in the workplace, and their actions in the world. These leaders live their lives through an established value system and make choices with clear intention. Categories Social Entrepreneurs: These women are changing the world through the new/early-stage businesses they’ve launched. Intrapreneurs: These women are changing the world through the change they’re …

New Voices Fellowship [Aspen Institute]

Nominations due: 15.10 2019. Year-long fellowship provides intensive media and advocacy training for frontline experts from the developing world. Open to talented individuals — regardless of professional experience level — who possess big ideas, strong personal stories, critical thinking, confident opinions, and a desire to share their perspectives on global development with a broader international audience. For 2020, 25 Fellows will be recruited: Fifteen (15) fellows who are development experts in fields such as food security, global health, development economics, health and human rights, mental …

Echidna Global Scholars Program [Brookings Institution]

Apply by 1.10 2019. Program aims to build the research, analytical, and leadership skills of NGO leaders and academics who have substantial experience with and ties to developing countries, whose work has a specific focus on improving learning opportunities and outcomes for girls in the developing world. It is designed for professionals with substantial experience in and ties to developing countries; a passion and demonstrated commitment to girls’ education; and a demonstrated intent to return to a developing country after completing their period of residency. …