YUNUS & YOUTH Fellowship Program


Deadline : 5th March 2018

Date : 1st April 2018

Duration : 6 months

Location : Online

Type : Free

Description : 

Y & Y selects bright individuals with innovative business ideas that tackle the world’s most pressing problems. Y&Y Fellows are passionate young entrepreneurs running early-stage social businesses. They are visionaries, talented, eager, and proven drivers of change determined to fight major social issues.

Once fellows are selected Y&Y guide them through all the necessary steps to grow their ventures in a strategic and sustainable way. Each stage of the curriculum takes Fellows through the next step of development. Our sustainable and wide-scale approach involves sets of activities based on lean start-up principles, allowing Fellows to execute a unique and valuable strategic position.

Y&Y immerse fellows in a social business training ground where they receive all the resources you need to succeed. Throughout the Fellowship program, entrepreneurs attend bi-weekly webinars given by business experts, connect with a global network of change-makers and professional mentors, and/while receive relevant content and personalized support from the Y&Y team.
Eligibility :
If you have started working on your social business and are dedicated to making it succeed, then you fulfill the main criteria. You must be under 30 years old and comfortable speaking and communicating in English. You must also be able to commit to 5 hours per week on exercises that will help you improve your business.
Benefits :
  1. Mentorship – You’ll be paired with a mentor who is right for you. You’ll work together to develop your social business throughout the 6-month program.
  2. Supportive Peers – You’ll meet driven entrepreneurs from around the world. Each class cohort is made up of fearless young people who provide one another with feedback, connections and support.
  3. Expert Webinars – We bring you experts from a diverse range of fields including social enterprise, business fundamentals, digital marketing, finance, learn start-up principals and more.
  4. Just the Right Resources – We’ve developed a no-hassle, just-what-you need curriculum, resources, tools and exercises that will take your enterprise to the next level.
  5. Recognition – As a Y&Y Fellow, the world knows you’re a social entrepreneur destined to make a long-lasting impact.
  6. Connections – Our network includes some of the world’s top social impact organizations, international institutions, incubators, and investors.
  7. Professional Support – The Y&Y Team knows your time is valuable. We’ve structured the process to ensure that every step is as impactful as possible.
  8. Growth – Our Fellows cite Y&Y as one of the most important and supportive experiences in shaping and growing their social businesses.

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