Acumen Program Trains Next-Gen Social Impact Leaders

acumenglobalfellowsAre you ready to change the world by changing the way it tackles poverty? Can you see yourself as one of the next generation of social impact leaders? Can you commit to a year’s worth of hard work in the field?

Do you believe in the radical idea of creating hope in a cynical world, and are you prepared to build a world based on dignity?

If so, Acumen wants to hear from you, as they’ve just opened up the application process for their upcoming Global Fellows Program.

“The Global Fellows Program is a full-time 12-month fellowship designed to train the next generation of social impact leaders. Fellows spend two months in New York for leadership development training followed by nine months working with an Acumen investee company in India, Pakistan, East or West Africa. During their field placements, Fellows provide on the ground management assistance and strategic support to help our entrepreneurs scale their business.” – Acumen

If accepted as an Acumen Global Fellow, you’ll receive two months of intensive training, followed by field work with a CEO or senior management at on of Acumen’s investee companies, learning and serving and honing the skills needed to take your social entrepreneurship to the next level.

Applications are due by December 13, 2013, so get moving!

Written by Derek Markham

lives in southwestern New Mexico and digs bicycles, simple living, organic gardening, sustainable lifestyle design, slacklining, bouldering, and permaculture. He loves good food, with fresh roasted chiles at the top of his list of favorites. Catch up with Derek on Twitter, RebelMouse, Google+, or at his natural parenting site, Natural Papa!


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