Acumen Fund (where I work) is now accepting applications for our fourth class of Fellows. The Fellows program is a unique opportunity to spend a year working directly with enterprises service low-income customers in India, Pakistan and East Africa, and to be part of a small cohort of dedicated individuals who are working to make real, lasting change in the world. You can learn more about the Acumen Fund Fellows Program here. And, from the Acumen Fund Blog:
We are excited to announce that the application process for the 2009-2010 class of Acumen Fund Fellows is now open. Applications will be accepted online until noon EST on October 20, 2008. Detailed information about the program and application the process, as well as bios of current and past fellows, can be found on our website. To apply directly, please click here.
We are looking for dedicated individuals with the moral imagination, the practical skills and the leadership potential to effect real change. The program thus far has been a resounding success – both for the Fellows and the Acumen Fund enterprises they support. Fellows have called their time with the program a life-changing experience, allowing them to build critical business skills and a better understanding of the challenges involved in serving low-income consumers around the world…
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