The search has already begun for the Next Einstein Forum (NEF) for 54 Ambassadors across Africa, to be part of the NEF Global Gathering next year.
One from each African country, the ambassadors will become part of NEF community while also championing the continent’s science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) on a global scale.
Applications are encouraged from all fields of science, including basic sciences, STEM, health and social science fields. Are you under 42 years old or less, and want to represent your country, checkout the criteria.
- Must be resident of an African country and can clearly communicate to an audience in English or French
- Must also have an history in leadership and engagement in his/her community with an active profile in the community of work/study and/or online media
- Advanced studies or professional certificates, personal projects, demonstrated entrepreneurial achievements and similar – a Doctorate is not required
- Must demonstrate passion for raising Africa’s profile in science and/or social science.
The ambassadors have the opportunity of pitching their project to a high profile NEF members while also contributing to the establishment of a positive global view of science in Africa. Other benefits include and not limited to an all-expense paid participation at NEF Global Gathering.
Apply now, the ambassadorship is open to both gender and at least 40 percent of Ambassadors would be women.
Applications will close on August 31, 2015, visit
NEF ambassador page for a chance to be one of the 54 young Africans.
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