Monday, November 29, 2021

Youth in Development Boot Camp and Fellowship 2022

About The Youth in Development Boot Camp

The Youth in Development Boot Camp and Fellowship empowers civic leaders with skills and tools to start and effectively lead social change initiatives.

The program has produced prominent Alumni that have gone ahead to create attainable and highly impactful social ventures that are transforming the social-economic landscapes of their communities.

We are please to inform you all that the Sozo Networks and the IMPACT Toolbox is happy to host outstanding young Africans in this unique professional development experience. The IMPACT Toolbox is proudly supported by Rustandy Center for Social Innovation at the Chicago Booth Business School, Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Chicago, and Appalachian State University, Booth North Carolina, U.S.A.

Eligibility Requirements

  •  Have an idea or initiative for social change
  • Be between the ages of 18-30 on or before the application deadline
  • Be a citizen of an African country and reside in the continent
  • Be proficient in reading, writing, and speaking English
  • Be available to attend a 3-day boot camp online.
  • Willing to step down training to at least ten (10) other people

Benefits of this Program

Participants are to attend a 3-day boot camp. During this camping, participants will sharpen their leadership skills and acquire knowledge on bringing sustainable social change to the nation at large. These chosen hundred (100) young leaders would have the unique opportunity to learn directly from social change icons with exceptional track records and academics from across the world.

The merits doesn’t end just here as participants would become  part of the Impact Toolbox and Sozo Networks’ formidable network of social change leaders. At the end of the camping, each participant will submit an action plan and a social venture idea proposal that reflects what they learned during the boot camp. YID Fellows will be selected from this pool and will engage in a 6-month professional development program that will give them access to the following values;

  1. Free access to over nine online courses that cover every part of social venture creation and management.
  2. Opportunity to pitch for prototype funding
  3. Exclusive mentorship and one-on-one strategy sessions
  4. Connection to peer collaborators from other parts of the world
  5. Exclusive networking opportunities

If you want more information, you can reach out to the official site below;

Sozo network official link


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