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Thursday, July 30, 2015

Call for NEF Ambassadors

Call for NEF Ambassadors
The Next Einstein Forum (NEF) is working to build a targeted team of 54 young Ambassadors, one from each African country, to participate in the NEF Global Gathering in 2016, champion African science, technology, engineering and math globally and become part of the growing NEF community.
Check out their website for more information on the NEF Country Ambassador Benefits and Responsibilities here http://nef.org/ambassadors/
Conditions of Eligibility
·        42 years of age or less as of 31 December, 2015
·        Resident of an African country
·        A history of leadership and engagement in the community
·        Advanced studies or professional certificates, personal projects, demonstrated entrepreneurial achievements and similar work – a Doctorate is not required
·        Applicants are encouraged from all fields of science, including basic sciences, STEM, health and social science fields
·        Demonstrated passion for raising Africa’s profile in science and/or social science
·        An active profile in the community of work/study and/or online including social media
·        Able to clearly communicate to an audience in English or French
To find out more on the selection guidelines and process check out http://nef.org/ambassadors/
The selection process will aim for the following:
·        At least 40 percent of selected NEF Ambassadors are women
·        At most one NEF Ambassador from each African country
Process Opens: 15 July 2015
Deadline: before midnight GMT on 31 August 2015

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