Acumen West Africa Fellows Program 2022 for Emerging Leaders in West Africa – Fully Funded

Deadline: July 26th 2021

Application is now open for Acumen West Africa Fellows Program 2022 for Emerging Leaders in West Africa. The Acumen Fellowship is an intensive leadership development program for individuals who are building the solutions to tackle the toughest problems of our time.

The Acumen West Africa Fellows Program brings together exceptional leaders from across West Africa (Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and The Gambia) who are daring to embrace the difficultjourney of social change. Over the course ofthe year,the Fellows will come together to learn with–and from–each other. As a deeply bonded cohort,they will engage with a curriculum thatis based on practical skills and character, geared towards action and grounded in the value of moral leadership. After they finish the first year ofthe Fellowship,the Fellows join our global community of more than 800 Fellows.

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What Makes A Fellow?

Our fellows are extraordinary leaders who dare to embrace the difficult journey of social change. Here’s what we want from you—and what you can expect from your cohort.

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In the Fellowship Program You Will:

Our curriculum draws on powerful leadership frameworks, tools, and approaches, including Adaptive Leadership, Authentic Voice, Good Society Readings, Immunity to Change, and Polarities Management.

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How to Apply

Our application process consists of these four steps.

  1. 1Step 1: Apply online — Applications open 9 June and close 20 July
  2. 2Step 2: Receive your online assignments in August
  3. 3Step 3: Attend the Selection Conference in November
  4. 4Step 4: Our Fellows are selected early December


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