Applications For 2011-12 Acumen Fund Fellowship Now Open

The application to join the 2011-2012 Class of Acumen Fellows is now live!

About the Global Fellows ProgramThe Acumen Fellowship is a one year program that immerses Fellows in world-class leadership training, field work with social enterprises on the front lines, and a community of changemakers and thoughtleaders. We are now accepting applications for the Class of 2012. Learn more to find out if you have what it takes to become an Acumen Fund Global Fellow.

The mission of the Acumen Fund Fellows Program is to build a corps of next generation social sector leaders by fusing operational and financial skills with moral imagination to create solutions to global poverty and fill the talent gap.

Who becomes a Fellow?

For the Class of 2011, we received over 550 applications from over 65 different countries for 10 positions. While each Fellows comes from a diverse background and brings a unique skill set to the Fellowship, we have identified some key indicators of a successful Fellow:

Proven track record of leadership and management responsibilities

Experience working in emerging markets

Unrelenting perseverance, personal integrity, and critical thinking skills

Strong passion and commitment

3-7 years of work experience

Graduate degree preferred

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