The Mandela Washington Fellowship 2019 for Young African Leaders

The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders is the flagship program of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), which was launched in 2010 to support young African leaders as they spur growth and prosperity, strengthen democratic governance, and enhance peace and security across Africa. The Mandela Washington Fellowship, which began in 2014, will bring

Continue Reading

Startup Battlefield Africa 2018 (Finding the Best Startups)

TechCrunch is headed to Lagos to host their second Startup Battlefield Africa competition on December 11th. Last year, they held their first Startup Battlefield Africa in Nairobi where startups from across the Sub-Saharan continent highlighted how technology is optimizing supply chains, increasing access to education, strengthening farmer’s revenues, and so much more. Startup Battlefield Africa

Continue Reading

Africa’s Top 30 Tech Startups Competition 2018 by Accenture

Africa’s Top 30 Tech Startups is an initiative by Accenture to identify the top tech start-ups on the continent. Accenture is looking for those startups founded by Africans, that are solving problems in business, government, and civil society. They believe in championing startups, accelerating digital transformation, driving innovation and helping to unlock Africa’s abundance for all!

Continue Reading

The Obama Foundation Fellowship Program 2019

The Obama Foundation Fellowship supports outstanding civic innovators – leaders who are working with their communities to create transformational change, addressing some of the world’s most pressing problems. The program selects 20 community-minded rising stars from around the world for a two-year, non-residential program, designed to amplify the impact of their work and inspire a

Continue Reading

The D-Prize Competition 2018 for Young Social Entrepreneurs

D-Prize funds new entrepreneurs who increase access to proven poverty interventions. The world has already invented ways to end poverty, yet the best interventions are not being distributed at mass-scale. Can you design a business or NGO that solves one of the Distribution Challenges below? D-Prize expands access to poverty-alleviation interventions in the developing world by funding new

Continue Reading