U.S. Department of State Funded Professional Fellows Program 2019 | Advancing Young Women Agribusiness Entrepreneurs and Innovators

U.S. Department of State Funded Professional Fellows Program 2019 | Advancing Young Women Agribusiness Entrepreneurs and Innovators

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U.S Department of State - Apply For Fellowship(Fully Funded)
East African entrepreneurs, MSU, and external partners connect via the U.S. Department of State funded Professional Fellows Program – Advancing Young Women Agribusiness Entrepreneurs and Innovators.
The Professional Fellows Program – Advancing Women Agribusiness Entrepreneurs and Innovators hosted at Michigan State University (MSU) connects Ugandan, Tanzanian, and Kenyan agribusiness professionals and entrepreneurs with their counterparts in Michigan for knowledge exchange and capacity building. The program strengthens visiting fellows’ skills in agro-entrepreneurship and agri-food system innovation, and addresses issues of women’s economic empowerment. (U.S Department of state scholarships)

Requirements:
MSU is recruiting young Tanzanian, Kenyan, and Ugandan professionals from diverse backgrounds in private, public, non-governmental, and education sectors who are either women agribusiness entrepreneurs or individuals working to increase women’s economic engagement in the agricultural sector.
  • Women entrepreneurs, social innovators, or small and medium business owners or managers and other leaders working in the agriculture and food sectors
  • Individuals (of any gender) in civil society and NGOs working on programs that support women in the agriculture and food sectors in their respective countries
  • Policymakers, ministry employees, and others in the public sector (of any gender) focused on supporting and improving opportunities for women in the agriculture or food sector
  • Academic staff (of any gender) who are implementing programs to impact advancing women in the agriculture and food sectors

Eligibility
  • 25-40 years old
  • A citizen, national, or permanent resident of Tanzania, Kenya, or Uganda
  • Is living and working in Tanzania, Kenya, or Uganda at the time of the application
  • Speaks fluent English
  • Has at least 2 years of professional/working experience in their field
  • Has demonstrated leadership and collaborative skills and a commitment to community
  • Has employer’s support for participating in the program (for those not self-employed). For those self-employed, has recommendation from local authorities at the district,county, and/or community levels
  • Is interested in participating in a reciprocal program for American participants coming to your country
  • Preference will be given to those who are in an earlier state of their careers
  • Preference will be given to applicants who have not previously had the opportunity to travel to the US
MODE OF APPLICATION AND MORE DETAILS
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For more information about the program, please contact:
Tanzania
Dr. John Jeckoniah
Coordinator, Center for Gender Studies
Sokoine University of Agriculture
jjeckoniah@suanet.ac.tz

Kenya
Prof. Agnes Mwang’ombe
Professor of Plant Pathology
University of Nairobi
mwangombe@uonbi.ac.ke

Uganda
Dr. Kebirungi Harriet
Head, Gender Mainstreaming Department
Kyambogo University
kebirungiv@yahoo.co.uk

United States
Dr. Amy Jamison
Co-Director
Alliance for African Partnership
jamisona@msu.edu

Timeline:
24 May 2019: Application deadline
Program Dates
Spring 2019: April 27, 2019 – June 1, 2019
Fall 2019: October 18, 2019 – November 23, 2019
For More Information:
Visit the Official Webpage of the MSU Professional Fellows Program. CLICK HERE!

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