Apply to become a YSEALI Professional Fellow in the economic empowerment cohort and travel to the US for a month in Spring 2016!
The Professional Fellows Program (PFP) is sponsored by the US Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
Who is a YSEALI PFP economic empowerment fellow?
Fellows come from a variety of professional backgrounds including:
The business world – Members who are active in developing corporate social responsibility or efforts to mentor under represented populations in business and other similar themes could be eligible.
Social innovation and social entrepreneurship organizations
Government offices – including local government, regional development agencies, national policy offices, and offices working to increase the presence of underrepresented citizens in the economy
NGOs – including those increasing the role marginalized populations in the economy and workforce, building financial literacy and supporting other important efforts around economic empowerment
Universities ‐ incubators, accelerators, university‐based centers or programs focusing on business development, financial literacy, tourism or economic development
The shared vision of YSEALI Professional Fellows in the economic empowerment cohort should be to expand economic opportunities for their communities, country and citizens. Successful applicants will be
able to address how these ideals are present in their work and careers.
Download YSEALI PFP brochure for more information. English Burmese