Legacy Professional Fellows Program (PFP) for the Middle East and North Africa

Become a Professional Fellow in the Economic Empowerment Program and spend 6 weeks in the U.S. in Fall 2018!

Are you an entrepreneur or social innovator?

Do you own or manage a small or medium business and are investing in innovative socially conscious products and programs?

Are you working in an NGO dedicated to workforce training and development, increasing the role of marginalized populations in the economy, building financial literacy, training in technology and other efforts?

Are you working at a university incubator, accelerator, job-readiness program or in economic development?

Do you work for a government agency, ministry, national policy office, or a think tank?

Looking for a fully funded fellowship in the U.S. to develop your skills and learn:

-Effective practices in business management;

-Principles of social entrepreneurship;

-Best practices from American colleagues in workforce development;

-Increase the ability to think “outside of the box,” and spark creative, innovative approaches to problems, products, and marketplaces;

-Acquire new strategies to engage effectively with policymakers and government officials; and

-Form new strategic partnerships.

 

Eligibility Criteria:

-Currently employed

-25-40 years old

-Citizen and resident of Lebanon

-Speak fluent English

-Demonstrate initiative, openness and flexibility

-Have at least two years’ work experience in your field

-Have strong leadership skills and commitment to community

-Be able to convene 25 or more colleagues for post-trip briefings, presentations, and project work

 

Apply online on www.legacyintl.org/pfp  by April 1, 2018

 to join the Professional Fellows Program (PFP) for the Middle East and North Africa!

 

PFP is a fully funded 6-week program, including 2-weeks of intensive training and 4-weeks of fellowship placement at an organization in Washington D.C.

Overall Objectives: 
Develop your skills and learn: • Effective practices in business management; • Principles of social entrepreneurship; • Best practices from American colleagues in workforce development; • Increase the ability to think “outside of the box,” and spark creative, innovative approaches to problems, products, and marketplaces; • Acquire new strategies to engage effectively with policymakers and government officials; and • Form new strategic partnerships.
Activities: 
N/A
Start Date
Thu, 15/03/2018 - 2:15pm to Sun, 01/04/2018 - 12:00pm
Project Status
Started/Ongoing
Project Timeframe
6 Weeks
Intervention Sector(s):
Education
Project Location:
Organization at Washington, D.C.
TBD TBD
TBD , Washington
الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية
Phone: 01-989901 ext 234 (for details)
Washington US
Collaboration with Other Organisations
N/A