2019 MILEAD Fellows Program inviting Young African Women Leaders


Deadline: 22 February 2019

Moremi Initiative for Women’s Leadership in Africa (Moremi Initiative) is seeking applications from exceptional emerging African women leaders for the 2019 MILEAD (Moremi Initiative Leadership Empowerment and Development) Fellows Program to identify Africa’s most promising women leaders.

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The MILEAD Fellows Program is a long-term and paradigm-shifting leadership development program to identify, develop and promote a new generation of young African female leaders to attain and thrive in critical leadership across Africa. The program targets dynamic young women interested in developing transformational leadership skills that help them address issues facing women and girls across communities in Africa.

The MILEAD Program equips Fellows with world-class knowledge, skills, values, and networks that they need to succeed as 21st-century women leaders.

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Eligibility Criteria

  • To be eligible for the program, an applicant must be African, living on the continent or in the Diaspora; agree to participate in all required activities related to MILEAD – beginning with a three-week residential Summer Institute in Ghana, and commit to implement a community change project.
  • Applications are invited from young African women between 19 – 25 years of age, living in Africa and the Diaspora.

How to Apply

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Interested applicants can apply online via given website.

Eligible CountriesAlgeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cape Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Cote d’Ivorie, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

For more information, please visit https://moremiinitiative.org/2019application/

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  • Avatar Nayiga Harriet says:

    Would like to apply but am 29 years old. Am really interested and very passionate about community transformation.

    • Avatar Priyanka says:

      Hi Nayiga Harriet,

      To learn more on eligibility criteria and how to apply please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good luck!

  • Avatar Monica says:

    AM kasemire Monica am 22 yrs and I would love to be helped on the website where to apply from cuz am not seeing it

    • Avatar Komal says:

      Hi Monica,

      Thank you for your interest in the opportunity.

      To get detailed information on eligibility criteria and application requirements, please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good Luck!

  • Avatar Monica says:

    Wawooo…Amazing!!!!!

  • Avatar chrise says:

    The age is limiting, due to many factors in Africa this will hinder some very resource persons from participating

  • Avatar Nakimera Elizabeth says:

    Hello, am not seeing the website where is have to apply from please send it to me so as I can apply.

  • Avatar Patricia says:

    The age limit is very limiting as i would love to apply, is there any other programs for ages 39 please?

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