One of Kenya’s most influential personalities Caroline Mutoko, Chief Marketing Officer- Radio Africa Group, is out to reward one brilliant Kenyan aged 18 to 30. Under her newly unveiled Caroline Mutoko Leadership Award - Caroline will fully sponsor one person to attend the One Young World Summit taking place in Bogotá, Colombia, 4 - 7 October, 2017.
The final shortlisted candidates will be interviewed and the winning delegate will attend the Summit alongside Caroline and other African leaders such as Thuli Madonsela, the former Public Protector of South Africa and Hassan Bubacar Jallow, Chief Justice of the Gambia and former Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda.
Speaking at the event announcing the award in Nairobi today, Caroline recalled her personal journey to becoming one of the most sought thought leaders in the field of media and marketing in Africa. She said, “Everything I am today can be traced back to the people who looked past my age, saw my promise and potential and sort only to bring out the best in me. They pushed me, cheered me on and motivated me to do more, to be more. And because I can never pay it back, it’s time to pay it forward.”
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE CAROLINE MUTOKO AWARD:
1. Show tangible impact in an area that impacts the community, innovation in business or leadership
2. Demonstrate local as well as global knowledge of development challenges
3. Be recognized as a leader in your own field or industry
4. Be born and raised in Kenya with a commitment to Kenya
5. Be able to highlight why youth are so critical for the future of Kenya and Africa
Young women are strongly encouraged to apply!
The sponsorship will include a full delegate pass to the summit, set to provide the attendee with a 360 experience in learning, exposure and networking with 1,200 delegates from 196 countries drawn from all industries and sectors. Candidates are welcome to apply from all over Kenya.
o Applicants can apply for this scholarship between 10 - 26 May 2017, here: https://www.