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WISE Emerging Leaders 2021 for Next Generation Talents in Education.

WISE Emerging Leaders

WISE Emerging Leaders 2021 nomination period is now open. WISE Emerging Leaders is a nine-month fellowship program that aims to cultivate the next generation of systems leaders in education with the tools, skills, community, and mindset required to transform their communities and change systems. 

WISE is seeking to collaborate with high impact organizations to nominate young education professionals from within their organizations or network to support their professional and personal development. In addition to completing three residential training (two virtual and depending on the evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic, one in person) provided by WISE, fellows will contribute to their organizations by applying their new skills on a project identified prior to or during the first residential session.  

By working together with their community, they hope to empower a generation of education development leaders through combining knowledge with practical experience. The program is built on the conviction that empowering and mentoring young talent in education is integral to supporting and elevating innovation in education.

Selection Criteria

  1. Candidates must be between the ages of 25 and 33 years of age.
  2. Candidates must hold a valid travel document. 
  3. Candidates should be proficient in spoken and written English, and should be comfortable presenting and speaking in public. 
  4. Candidates must be curious minded, flexible and comfortable in multicultural environments.
  5. The candidate has a strong profile showing a steady record of accomplishments in the field of education (academic, professional and/or personal). S/he has also been involved in education and/or development projects for at least 3 years. 
  6. The candidate clearly demonstrates engagement in social issues and how s/he has sought to overcome them through innovative ideas, and initiatives.
  7. Candidates must demonstrate potential for growth within the nominating organization.

If you would like to nominate promising young leaders from your organization, please get in touch with them at emergingleaders@wise.org.qa



Deadline: February 28, 2021.

The 2021 cohort will be announced in April.


For more information visit WISE Emerging Leaders 2021.

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