We think that it is safe to say that all entrepreneurs are leaders but not all leaders are entrepreneurs. The entrepreneurial journey requires sacrifice and resilience in order to attain success.
In life, a person can only feed on a full cup. The journey is often lonely and can be exhausting at times and in order for one to maintain performance at an optimum level, it is important to take time off to recharge and focus on individual growth.
The Foundry is a place where Fellows consider their present and future leadership roles as entrepreneurs, investors, and thought leaders building entrepreneurship and innovation-led ecosystems.
Launched in 2021, the Foundry Fellowship will bring together leaders who have demonstrated a commitment to bringing about change through entrepreneurship and are ready to build the leadership skills to carry them into the next phase of their entrepreneurial journey.
The Fellowship is open to entrepreneurs from Africa who have founded and scaled for-profit innovation-driven companies on the African continent, with a preference for entrepreneurs operating in Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, and Uganda.
Apply Today! The deadline is June 17, 2021, at 11:59 PM EDT.
The Legatum Center invites candidates who meet the following criteria to apply:
The Legatum Center was founded on the belief that entrepreneurs and their market-driven solutions are critical to advancing economic and social progress in the developing world. While global prosperity has increased in recent decades, the progress is uneven, with the worst deprivations concentrated in specific parts of the globe. The Center drives more inclusive prosperity by building pathways for the next generation of change agents who, through principled entrepreneurial leadership, will create good jobs, transform systems, and improve lives.
The supporters of the program include the Legatum Group, the Mastercard Foundation, HRH Princess Moudi Bint Khalid, and the Jacobs Foundation. They are a global community that is based at MIT, drawing on the Institute’s talent, networks, presence, and expertise to inspire and equip those who want to move their ideas toward scalable impact.
Their Principles of Operation build on the principles of the broader MIT entrepreneurship community. They build inclusive pathways within MIT and also between MIT and emerging market ecosystems. These not only support entrepreneurs on the ground, but they also fuel research and thought leadership.
Are you at that point in your entrepreneurship journey where you feel like you are ready to take the next step and hit the next milestone? Apply Today! The deadline is June 17, 2021, at 11:59 PM EDT.
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