The ForUsGirls Foundation Inc. - Young Global Leaders Accelerator Program
The ForUsGirls Foundation SDGs Young Global Accelerator Program is A 7-week global leadership & entrepreneurship program for racialized & indigenous young women aged 16-20 to create a social business or community project to support the UN 17 Global Goals. Accelerator program participants are developed into global champions, business and community innovators, and entrepreneurs.
Participants receive training in Design Thinking, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Business Model Canvas plans, Project Management, Marketing & Branding, Project Financial Management & Sponsorship, Personal Branding, Sustainability, Equity & Inclusion Training. At the end of each weekly session, participants are expected to complete a program deliverable for their final project pitch. At the end of the program, each participant will present their business idea or social project during the program finale - open to the public.
Following the 7-week accelerator successful participants will be matched with a 6-month mentorship to further develop their plan to launch their business or community project idea.
Our fundraising goal is $5,000 to provide professional support for the SDG Young Global Leaders Accelerator Program and provide project Mirco grants to successful graduates.
About The ForUsGirls Foundation Inc.
The ForUsGirls Foundation is an international not-for-profit organization providing innovative, skills & leadership development programs & opportunities for underserved & underrepresented young womxn & girls aged 10-25. We develop unique, fierce, and daring young womxn and girls as community & global GoalKeepers of the UN 17 Global Goals. Based in Montreal. Our programs expand across Canada, the United States & the Caribbean.