Ashoka ChangemakerXchange West Africa (Fully Funded) | Diplomacy Opportunities

Co-created by Ashoka and the Robert Bosch Stiftung, the ChangemakerXchange is a global collaboration platform for young social innovators aged 18-35 who founded or lead their own social venture or lead an innovative social initiative within a public, private sector or media institution.to connect and co-create with peers around the world!

The first ever #ChangemakerXchange summit in West Africa will be held in Dakar, Senegal from November 28th to December 1st, 2017 and participants must be able to attend all days.

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LOGISTICS AND COSTS

ChangemakerXchange covers your travel costs to/from DAKAR/SENEGAL as well as all of the conference costs for all four nights and five days (including hotel accommodation, inner city travel, food, entrance fees, etc.).

SELECTION CRITERIA

  • Must be aged between 18 and 35. Please note a limited number of three places is available for 29- and 35-year-old applicants.
  • Should lead, co-lead, have founded or co-founded their own social venture which is up and running and addresses a relevant social problem. We are unable to accept applicants with an idea only or who are volunteering for an organisation.
  • Must have a good level of English that enables them to understand, present, and collaborate throughout the summit.
  • Should have the skills and know-how to be part of a special community of collaborative young social entrepreneurs and be willing to play an active role within this community.
  • Must come from BENIN, BURKINA FASO, CAMEROON, CÔTE D’IVOIRE, The GAMBIA, GHANA, GUINEA, GUINEA BISSAU, LIBERIA, MALI, NIGER, NIGERIA, SENEGAL, SIERRA LEONE, TOGO.

TO APPLY

Click here to fill the application form

The deadline for applications is midnight GMT on 15TH OF OCTOBER 2017.

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Please visit ChangemakerXchange official page here

 

For more inquiries, reach out to TCHANLANDJOU KPARE at TKPARE@ASHOKA.ORG

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