YouthActionNet® Global Fellowship Program

May 12, 2008


Launched in 2001 by the International Youth Foundation,YouthActionNet® strengthens, supports, and celebrates the role of young people in leading positive change in their communities. Each
year, 20 exceptional young social entrepreneurs are selected as YouthActionNet® Global Fellows following a competitive application process.

The yearlong Fellowship program includes:
A seven-day capacity building retreat in Washington, DC (all expenses paid)
Development of a customized learning plan based on individual leadership learning needs. This learning is focused on six dimensions of leadership: personal, visionary, political, collaborative, organizational, and societal.
Networking with international and national aid agencies, NGOs, andcorporate partners.
Peer-to-peer networking throughout the year.
Training in communications and media outreach; public relations technical assistance. Access to global advocacy platforms and media coverage. Global Fellows also have access to potential funding
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