2015 Jennifer Potter Emerging Leaders Fellowship for Young African business leaders.

Application Deadline: October 1st 2015

The Jennifer Potter Emerging Leaders Fellowship is a groundbreaking effort to inspire and empower the next generation of African business leaders. Launched in 2013, the initiative was undertaken in recognition of Jennifer Potter, IGD’s former President & CEO and her ten years of leadership and commemorates her dedication to expanding economic opportunity throughout her career, particularly among women.

ELIGIBILITY & CRITERIA
Each year, IGD selects two promising young business leaders who demonstrate a commitment to development in Africa through strategic business growth and investment. Candidates should meet the following criteria:
• Nationality: Candidates must be African nationals with a commitment to pursuing their career on the continent.
• Age: Candidates must be under the age of 40.
• Work experience: Candidates must be executive leaders in their company, CEO-level preferred.
• Commitment: Candidates are committed to fulfilling the necessary requirements to actively participate in the Emerging Leaders Fellowship Program. This includes attending IGD’s Frontier 100 Forum during the sponsorship tenure.
•Gender: Special consideration will be given to female candidates, however male candidates will be considered too.

Benefits:

Each year IGD selects two promising young business leaders under the age of 40 who demonstrate a commitment to Africa’s development through business growth and investment, and have the potential to forge economic and development changes across the continent. Through a one-year sponsored membership, Emerging Leader Fellows:

  • Gain exclusive access to IGD’s network of sector-leading senior executives.
  • Attend IGD’s Africa-based Frontier 100 Forum with sponsored travel costs.
  • Participate in exclusive mentorship activities with CEOs in the IGD Frontier Leader Network.

Apply/Nominate Now for the 2015 Jennifer Potter Emerging Leaders Fellowship for Young African business leaders.

email Tobi Durotoye at tdurotoye@igdleaders.org.

Visit the Official Webpage of the Jennifer Potter Emerging Leaders Fellowship

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