Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards

Image credit: Cartier Women Initiate OVERVIEW Since 2006, the Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards has supported over a 181 female entrepreneurs worldwide. Each year, 18 finalists representing 6 regions (Latin America, North America, Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East & North Africa, Asia-Pacific) are selected during the first round of the competition. These finalists are invited to Read more about Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards[…]

Word Summit Awards Young Innovators 2017

Image credit: World Summit Awards   The World Summit Awards (WSA) Young Innovators is a special recognition for young social entrepreneurs under 30 years of age, using ICTs to take action on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs). Together with the WSA winners of each year, they are honored as outstanding digital innovation Read more about Word Summit Awards Young Innovators 2017[…]

Thomson Foundation Young Journalist Award 2017

  OVERVIEW  The Thomson Foundation Young Journalist Award, in partnership with the UK Press Foreign Association, is dedicated to finding ambitious young journalists from across the globe. Judges of the award look for stories that are revelatory, prompt public debate and have led to, or have the potential to leave to, positive change in society. Read more about Thomson Foundation Young Journalist Award 2017[…]

World Bank Young Professionals Program (YPP)

Image credit: World Bank   OVERVIEW The Young Professionals Program (YPP) is a starting point for an exciting career at the World Bank Group. It is a unique opportunity for younger talent who have both a passion for international development and the leadership potential to grow in fascinating top technical and managerial roles in the Read more about World Bank Young Professionals Program (YPP)[…]

Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards 2017

Image credit: Unilever OVERVIEW The Univeliever Young Entrepreneurs Awards is about supporting and celebrating inspirational young people from across the world with existing initiatives, products or services that are tackling some some of the planets greatest issues. The Awards is looking for innovative and scalable technologies or initiatives that are contributing the following categories Farms Read more about Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards 2017[…]


  OVERVIEW  The Humphrey Fellowship Program is for experienced professionals interested in strengthening their leadership skills through a mutual exchange of knowledge and understanding about issues of common concern in the U.S. and Fellows’ home countries. As a non-degree program, the Fellowship offers valuable opportunities for professional development through selected university courses, attending conferences, networking, Read more about HUMPHREY FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM[…]

Young Emerging Leaders 2017 Summer Youth Assembly

Image credit: United Nations  OVERVIEW The 20th session of the Youth Assembly at the United Nations presents both an opportunity and challenge to stimulate and ensure youth engagement and participation in achieving an inclusive and sustainable future where no one is left behind. Guided by the overarching principle of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, Read more about Young Emerging Leaders 2017 Summer Youth Assembly[…]

Akindolie Medical Scholarship 2017

OVERVIEW  In April 2016, the Akindolie Medical Scholarship was established to honour the memory of Dr Frank Olufemi Akindolie, a German-trained doctor who built a successful medical practice in Lagos, Nigeria, whilst also supporting the pipeline of future UK junior doctors. This is important because morale amongst junior doctors is at an all time low due Read more about Akindolie Medical Scholarship 2017[…]

Commonwealth Women’s Mentorship Scheme – 2017

– APPLICATIONS HAVE CLOSED – Image credit: Commonwealth OVERVIEW The Commonwealth Women’s Mentorship Scheme will match aspirational young women with experienced professionals in their fields. The scheme will begin with a six-month pilot in the Caribbean and the Americas, but will include a small number of mentees from Africa, Europe, Australia and the Pacific. It Read more about Commonwealth Women’s Mentorship Scheme – 2017[…]

Google Code Jam 2017 – Programming Competition

– APPLICATIONS HAVE CLOSED – Image credit: Google   OVERVIEW Code Jam calls on programmers around the world to put their skills to the test by solving multiple rounds of algorithmic puzzles. The online rounds conclude in the World Finals, which rotates globally. In addition to being challenging and fun, Code Jam problems can help Read more about Google Code Jam 2017 – Programming Competition[…]