Changemakerxchange East Africa | Changemakers from across sectors
Before you apply please make sure to read the following info carefully – and please do not hesitate to reach out to Ashoka East Africa at ashokaea(at)ashoka.org us if you have questions or comments.The summit will take place from Saturday, April 2nd in the late afternoon (with arrivals during the day) until Wednesday, April 5th in the morning (with travels back home during the day) and participants must be able to attend all days (4 nights, 5 days).
The deadline for applications is February 22 midnight (the midnight of your local timezone)
The application process for this special edition of ChangemakerXchange on “Cross Sectoral Changemakers”
This special edition of ChangemakerXchange Summit in Kenya brings together 25 of the top young changemakers and adult allies from East Africa, individuals that are driven to make a positive change, from across all sectors (civil society, media, corporate, government and more). The aim of the summit is to build a cross-sectoral network of changemakers that work together to address the societal issues they see being most present in a collaborative manner.
Applicants for ChangemakerXchange:
** must be between 18-35 years old ** should lead, co-lead, have initiated, founded or co-founded their own social venture or initiative which is up and running and addresses a relevant social problem within an instution or outside (both changemakers that run initiatives by themselves as well as those that run it within an organization, company, government, the media or elsewhere are invited to apply). ** need to make a positive difference either via their own social venture or within their sector (corporate, media, government etc.) ** Speak English well enough to fully participate in the summit ** should have the skills and know-how to be part of a special community of collaborative social entrepreneurs and be willing to play an active role in this community. ** come from Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi, Ethiopia, DRC, Somalia, Southern Sudan or Rwanda
For the full details of our selection process please visit: http://changemakerxchange.com (Please note that the selection process presented here is for general summits, note the special criteria above in addition).
Logistics and Costs:
ChangemakerXchange covers 100% of travel costs and conference costs for all 4 nights and 5 days (incl. hotel accommodation, inner city travel, food, entrance fees and more).
Please note: You may want to draft your application in a Word file before filling out the form as it does unfortunately not allow you to save your progress.