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GGAF Global Youth Investors Program

"Empowering Future Leaders to Invest in Themselves and Their Communities"

Registration Open Until June 2

At the Global Goodwill Ambassadors Foundation (GGAF), we are dedicated to empowering our younger generations with the knowledge and skills needed for impactful humanitarian work. Our mission is to inspire and guide you in understanding the significance of community service and the ways you can contribute meaningfully to your communities.

This program is designed for young adults aged 18-25 who are currently involved in humanitarian work or have a strong desire to learn and contribute. Whether you are a volunteer, a student, or a budding professional, the GGAF Global Youth Investors Program will equip you with the knowledge, skills, and network to amplify your impact.

Throughout this enriching program, you will engage in several interactive Zoom sessions, where you will learn from experienced humanitarian leaders, volunteers, and each other. These sessions are designed to encourage a deep understanding of global issues and cultivate a spirit of empathy and action. In addition to the Zoom sessions, we offer two essential courses through our GGAF Learning Institute. These classes along with our live Zoom sessions will provide a comprehensive curriculum covering the principles of humanitarian work, practical skills for community engagement, and strategies for creating sustainable change.

By the end of this program, you will not only gain valuable knowledge and experience but also be inspired to become proactive changemakers in your own communities and beyond. Join us at GGAF and be a part of this transformative journey towards a better, more compassionate world.
  • Comprehensive Training: Dive into an immersive curriculum that covers critical topics including community development, sustainable solutions, and the effects of climate change.
  • Hands-On Experience: Engage in real-world projects that allow you to apply your knowledge and skills in various humanitarian contexts. Work alongside experienced professionals and make a tangible impact on communities in need.
  • Global Networking: Connect with like-minded peers from around the world. Build a network of passionate youth dedicated to creating positive change. Exchange ideas, collaborate on initiatives, and form lifelong friendships.
  • Expert Mentorship: Receive guidance from seasoned GGAF humanitarian experts and leaders in the field. Gain insights into best practices and innovative strategies.
  • Leadership Development: Enhance your leadership skills through workshops, seminars, and practical experiences. Learn how to effectively lead teams, manage projects, and advocate for causes you believe in.
  • Receive a prestigious ID as a GGAF Global Youth Investor and a certificate of recognition.

  • Receive a letter of service highlighting your involvement and achievement in the program.

  • Have an opportunity to be considered for GGAmembership on completion of your term.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

Transform your passion into action by developing valuable skills that will propel your humanitarian career. Be part of a vibrant community of change-makers and make a meaningful difference in the world.

Your role is to be an active voice for social causes that mean the most to you while becoming the best version of yourself; thereby a next-generation leader that cares for more than just themselves. A GGAF Global Youth Investor cares about the future generations, doesn’t take their responsibility lightly, and works to ensure the planet remains green and sustainable, and that the vulnerable are taken care of. Our program will aid you in your passage into the international arena of making a difference can begin in a safe guided environment where you will have the opportunity to train, learn and be mentored by some of the best global leaders. You will have the opportunity to make the change you’ve dreamed would happen and be rewarded for doing so.

Criteria

  • Are you in the age range of 18 to 25?

  • Are passionate about making a difference?

  • Are looking at ways to improve, advocate, and fight for a greater community and create a safer, more responsive future?

  • Are you prepared to join hands to amplify the voices of youth around the world, to speak up and advocate for human rights and critical global issues?

  • Are prepared to take on the challenge of not just thinking of change – but ready to take action?

  • Are you ready to actively participate and be fully dedicated to completing our program?

  • Are you ready to follow our GGAF Code of Ethics?
     

Then We Need You!

Please complete the application at the link to
apply for our GGAF Global Youth Investors Program
no later than May 28th, 2024.

Once approved, you will receive a welcome email with
further instructions to get started.

Program Dates

PROGRAM STARTS ON JUNE 8th, 2024 
GROUPS WILL BE SETUP ON SLACK FOR BOTH STUDENTS & MENTORS


June 8th, 2024 at 10 am EST: Zoom Meeting
  • Introduction of program mentors, participants, and overview of our program.
     
Week of June 10th and June 17th
  • Participants will complete two required classes at our GGAF Learning Institute
June 15th at 10 am EST: Zoom Meeting
  • Mental Health: Work-Life Balance: presented by Dr. Ameena Ali, Lisa Jones and Faith Muthoka
  • Introduction of projects and examples for participants
  • Q & A
     
June 22nd at 10 am EST: Zoom Meeting
  • Nonprofit Best Practices presented by Dr. Adama Kalokoh
  • Mental Health: Work-Life Balance: presented by Dr. Ameena Ali, Lisa Jones and Faith Muthoka
  • Q & A

June 29tth at 10 am EST: Zoom Meeting | Graduation
Projects are due and will be presented during our Zoom Meeting by participants in the cohort.

Meet Our GGAF Program Leaders and Mentors

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Jolyne Jelimo

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Dr. Ameena Ali

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Lisa A. Jones

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Ira Bowman

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GGAF Learning Institute

The GGAF Learning Institute provides opportunities for Youth Ambassadors to benefit and learn about various subjects including your choice of category for Ambassadorship. The lectures are conducted by experienced and qualified professionals and are considered compulsory to join this program. The following modules are available for selection. Youth Ambassadors must enroll in at least one of the following groups and can choose to do so in more than one.

These courses are provided free, and available online 24/7.

Click Here To See GGAF Courses

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