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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

McKinsey & Company – Next Generation Women Leaders Award 2017

 – APPLICATIONS CLOSED –   OVERVIEW McKinsey & Company are inviting female students and experienced professionals across Europe, the Middle East and Africa to apply for the McKinsey & Company Next Generation Women Leaders Award 2017. McKinsey passionately believes in developing outstanding female leaders. They have also published numerous acclaimed pieces that demonstrate the importance Read more about McKinsey & Company – Next Generation Women Leaders Award 2017[…]

The Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program

– APPLICATIONS CLOSED –   OVERVIEW The Program is open to people from developing countries  with relevant professional experience and a history of supporting their countries’ development efforts who are applying to a master degree program in a development-related topic. The Program offers scholarships for over 200 programs  spanning a wide array of development topics Read more about The Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program[…]

Google Hash Code – Programming Competition -2017

– APPLICATIONS CLOSED – Credit Image: Google Overview Hash Code is a team-based programming competition organized by Google for students and industry professionals across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. You pick your team and programming language, we pick a real-life engineering problem for you to solve. There are two rounds to the competition: Thursday, Read more about Google Hash Code – Programming Competition -2017[…]

Kopfadeyemi Challenge 2017

– APPLICATIONS CLOSED –     OVERVIEW The 2017 Kopfadeyemi Challange is a fun, high energy weekend event, bringing together intelligent people to form teams to brainstorm and develop solutions to problems or organisations and initiatives that do business in Africa. After a Friday evening kick-off event, teams will have the weekend to work on Read more about Kopfadeyemi Challenge 2017[…]

MERIT 360 2017

– APPLICATION CLOSED – Image credit: Merit 360   OVERVIEW Focusing on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, Merit 360 invite passionate individuals between the ages of 18-35 to develop a strategy which will lead and inspire a global community to take action and create change. Strategy development will begin online months prior to the Read more about MERIT 360 2017[…]

REUTERS INSTITUTE JOURNALISM FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME 2017

Image Credit: Oxford University, Reuters   OVERVIEW Develop your academic understanding of the media industry, improve your knowledge and focus on an in-depth piece of research away from the pressure of tight deadlines. The media industry is undergoing profound change, and evolving practice means agile thinking and a deep understanding of the major issues and Read more about REUTERS INSTITUTE JOURNALISM FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME 2017[…]