The Moremi Initiative for Women’s Leadership in Africa is pleased to announce its annual call for applications for the 2013 Moremi Leadership Empowerment and Development (MILEAD) Fellows Program. Applications are welcome from young African women ages 19 – 25, living in Africa and the Diaspora.

The MILEAD Fellows Program is a long-term leadership development program designed to identify, develop and promote emerging young African Women leaders to attain and thrive in leadership in their community and Africa as a whole. The program targets dynamic young women interested in developing transformational leadership skills that help them address issues facing women and girls across communities in Africa. The MILEAD Program equips fellows with the world class knowledge, skills, values and networks they need to succeed as 21st century women leaders. The MILEAD Fellowship will be awarded to 25 outstanding young women who have exhibited leadership potential in their community, organization, and/or profession.

Application Deadline: March 15, 2013

Eligibility:

• Applicant must be African, living on the continent or in the Diaspora;
• Must agree to participate in all required activities related to MILEAD – beginning with a three-week residential Summer Institute in Ghana; and commit to a community change project.

Click here to apply: http://www.moremiinitiative.org/2013-applications

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