The ForUsGirls Foundation, Young Global Leaders (YGL)Accelerator, is a 7-week total immersive professional development, global leaders, and entrepreneurial training program. We designed this program to empower, develop, and mentor young Black, Indigenous, and of Color, young women and gender diverse aged 17-25.
The Emerging Young Global Leaders accelerator program provides training from Fortune 500 company executives, inspirational entrepreneurs, and leading industry professionals on the UN Global Goals, Global Citizenship, Design Thinking, Business Model Lean Canvas, Agile Project Management, Branding & Marketing, Sponsorship & Pitch Funding.
The YGL Accelerator provides insights on how to create, design, and launch social-impact-focused businesses and social justice community projects.
If you are ready to challenge yourself, learn, develop, and grow personally and professionally, apply to participate in the Winter 2023 Kitchener Waterloo Edition, and compete to win 1 o 5 $1,000 to launch your community project or business sponsored by Shopify.
This edition is made possible with funding from the City of Kitchener RISE Grant.
NEW ACCELERATOR DATES
Thank you so much for applying for the Emerging Young Global Leaders Accelerator Program North American - Summer 2020 Edition. Please stay tuned for the cohort announcement on Friday, February 2, 2023. Successful applicants will be notified via email by February 24 midnight (EST).
Gain professional development training from leading indsutry professionals and innovators.
Pitch your community project or business idea for mico grants to launch your idea.
Receive 3-6 months individual professional mentorship through our YGL Accelerator match mentorship program.
UN Global Goals: Global Citizenship & Activism
Design Thinking - Innovation & Prototyping
Business Lean Model Canvas & Business Plan Design
Agile Project Management for Teams & Projects
Entrepreneur & Welness Specialist
Manufacturing Software Consultant
Equity & Inclusion Consultant
CSR for Startups
Equity and Inclusion Officer
Branding & Marketing & Thought Leadership
Sponsorship & Financial Management
Creating The Perfect Pitch
Preparation for Accelerator Finale & Pitch Deck
Accelerator Finale & Pitch Competition
Your contributions provides support to the delivery of the accelerator, the team and program participants. Your generous donation will fund our overall mission to empower BIPOC young womxn and girls.
The ForUsGirls Foundation Inc.
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The ForUsGirls Foundation Young Global Leaders Accelerator is back with its 5th cohort. The YGL Accelerator is a 7-week intensive global leadership, professional development & entrepreneurial training program. Learn how to create a social impact business and compete to win $1,000 seed funding.