Young Leaders Fellowship
The Young Leaders Fellowship Program trains young leaders from across the world to develop and apply solutions to the issues facing their communities in the areas of education, health and economic security.
About the Program
What is it
The Young Leaders Fellowship Program equips young leaders from around the world with the project management skills and leadership competencies needed to address their communities’ most pressing issues. Through this year-long program, young leaders will identify and articulate a challenge in their community in the areas of health, education, or economic security and will be mentored and trained to devise a solution to this challenge by way of an implementable project plan.
This Fellowship is open to young leaders aged 18-26 who desire to effect meaningful change in their communities in the areas of health, education, or economic security while growing in their ability to lead effectively.
Contents of the Program
What We Offer
All mentees are guaranteed of gaining increased knowledge and practical experience in the following four cornerstones of our Fellowship:
Structure of the Program
How Does it Work?
MCW Global’s Young Leaders Fellowship begins with the Community Needs Assessment – A one-month community needs mapping that prepares young people, between the ages of 18-26, from around the world to understand their local communities and their challenges better. After the community needs assessment, Young Leaders participate in a one-month intensive Virtual Program that helps them become leaders of positive change in their communities. After Virtual Learning, participants spend 10-months developing their action plans with support from alumni mentors.
After Completing the Fellowship
As an alum* of the Young Leaders Fellowship, you will be eligible to participate in MCW Global’s alumni-exclusive programs: The Community Leaders in Africa Internship program and the Alumni Ventures Fund program.