Please pass this info on to any young woman (age 19-25) of African descent who is interested in working on the continent. The program is a full year commitment starting in June and you will have to be prepared to go to the continent in July or August. There are a few other programs for younger women as well, in the Summer. The name of the organization is the Moremi Initiative for Womens Leadership in Africa .
The program that you apply to is called the Moremi Initiative Leadership Empowerment and Development Program (MILEAD).
Website http://www.moremiinitiative.org . You can download the application and read about the program.
Please note that the deadline is April 30th
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