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Women in Africa WIA Young Leaders Program 2024: Apply Here

    Women in Africa WIA Philanthropy is excited to announce the 4th edition of the WIA Young Leaders program, with the support of Dior, Lazard, KPMG, and TotalEnergies.

    The deadline to apply is April 21, 2024 at midnight (French time). If you’re a young African woman making a difference in Africa, you can apply.

    Ten (10) leaders will benefit from a special training program this year, all about women’s leadership and tomorrow’s skills.

    They’ll have top mentors supporting them and get to go on an amazing business trip in a global city.

    This trip will give them access to a top-notch professional network, training, meeting industry experts, and getting noticed at international events.

    Women in Africa WIA Young Leaders Program 2024: Apply Here

     Selection Criteria for WIA Young Leaders Program

    If you meet the following requirements, you can apply for the Women in Africa WIA Young Leaders Program

    1) Women between 25 and 40 (experience level can make a difference)

    2) If you were born in Africa or have African parents,

    3) You have contributed to Africa’s development socially.

    4) Leadership skills (humility, empathy and resilience)

    You can also apply for the American Association of University Women AAUW Scholarship in USA.

    5) They are particularly interested in candidates who have built their own success.

    6) Vision of what Africa should be in the future.

    7) Willingness to reconcile business conduct, social impact and public/private dialogue.

    8) Ability to take on responsibilities at the highest level.

    9) Strong convincing skills combined with a taste for teamwork.

    10) Francophone, Anglophone, ideally bilingual.

    There will be two phases for conducting the selection process.

    • Selection based on file: 12 pre-finalists
    • Interview with the jury: 10 selected leaders

    Benefit of Applying to the WIA Young Leaders Program

    The WIA Young Leaders program will be an opportunity to:

    1) Connect with influential figures and mentors, including CEOs, ministers, journalists, business leaders, and successful entrepreneurs.

    2) Get trained in various areas, including boards, media skills, career development, and personalized training sessions.

    3) You can benefit from the visibility offered by international media exposure.

    This initiative is all about fighting for equal opportunities and helping 10 young African women leaders by supporting them in their professional careers and social advancement, so they can reach their full potential.

    Apply for the Program Here

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