New York, USA: August/September, 2016
After completing the Mandela Washington Fellowship academic track in July, Belle and co. was lucky enough to be offered an additional 6 week professional development opportunity with Echoing Green in New York City.
Echoing Green identifies tomorrow’s transformational leaders today. Through its Fellowships and other innovative leadership initiatives, Echoing Green spots emerging leaders and invests deeply in their success to accelerate their impact. They have been funding social entrepreneurship and innovation globally for 30 years. Read more here.
Belle and co.worked closely with the fellowship team, in particular working on linking the fund with African based community leaders and entrepreneurs. Various outreach partnerships were forged between African institutions and Echoing Green.
Belle and Co. also got the chance to pitch its business value proposition to the whole team.