G(irls)20 Summit Japan

Fellowship

DEADLINE: November 21, 2018

G(irls)20 is coming to Japan for the 10th annual Global Summit. 20+ young women from around the world will arrive in Tokyo for a week of leadership training, social enterprise development and mentoring by female leaders in the business and public sectors. Delegates contribute the economic and social issues facing girls & women in their countries to a Communiqué delivered to world leaders in advance of the G20 Summit and leave the Summit with increased confidence, new skills, and a global network that will allow them to make change as a community and global advocates!

The G(irls)20 Summit is modeled after the G20 Summit and culminates in a one-day symposium with local and international panelists, keynotes, and experts on economic and social issues facing girls and women.

The week-long summit for delegates will include:

  • Workshops building valuable leadership skills — from Emotional Intelligence to Strategic Planning
  • Panels and speeches on the key issues facing girls and women globally — with an emphasis on digital inclusion and financial inclusion
  • Developing a Communiqué to G20 leaders, with recommendations based on the delegates unique experience and expertise
    Networking receptions with movers and shakers in the public and private sectors
  • Building a network of female mentors from the across the public and private sectors
    The opportunity to build lifelong friendships with 20+ young female leaders from around the world

Applicant Countries

G20 Members: • Argentina • Australia • Brazil • Canada • China • France • Germany • India • Indonesia • Italy • Japan • Republic of Korea • Mexico • Russia • South Africa • Turkey • United Kingdom • United States • European Union

*Please note G(irls)20 will not accept applications for the Saudi Arabia position in 2019.

Participating Regions: • Pakistan • African Union • MENA (Includes: Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait,
Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen) • Indigenous*

*Please note the Indigenous delegate position is open to any young woman from around the world who belongs to a self-identified Indigenous group. Indigenous peoples, as defined by the United Nations: “are inheritors and practitioners of unique cultures and ways of relating to people and the environment. They have retained social, cultural, economic and political characteristics that are distinct from those of the dominant societies in which they live. Despite their cultural differences, indigenous peoples from around the world share common problems related to the protection of their rights as distinct peoples”.

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