– Open Knowledge Advocacy Program (OpenCorps)
OpenCorps is an initiative led by the ROI Africa E-Learning Network in support of global efforts to promote Open Science in Africa. The vision of the program is to sensitize Africa and to generate interest in Open Science most especially in the Open Knowledge trifecta which are Open Education, Open Access and Open Data in an effort to advocate and influence policies that will increase literacy rate, encourage research & development and eliminate legal frameworks that stifles collaborations between scholars and educators. The program aims to do this by marching a strong team of young motivated advocates and educators across Africa who will ultimately becoming vehicles for social reforms in their respective countries.
To learn more about OpenCorps and apply, click here.
– Social Entrepreneurship and Leadership E-Learning Program (SEAL)
The Social Entrepreneurship and Leadership course is the second initiative facilitated by the ROI Africa E-Learning Network. The course in Social Entrepreneurship and Leadership (SEAL) introduces how social businesses can bring significant positive changes to a local community, and reviews the techniques needed to run successful social development projects. The course will be of great interest to professionals or volunteers working in community development and with community organisations. It will also be of interest to leadership enthusiasts and learners who would like to know more about community development and its role in changing and improving the society.
To learn more about SEAL and apply, click here.
– Global Youth Ambassador Fellowship Program (GYAP)
The GYA fellowship program is an ambassadorial appointment that allows young people who are self-driven and passionate to contribute to make the world a better place. GYA fellows carryout projects in their local communities, further the objects of ROI Africa and provide mentorship to young people. GYA fellows also go through an intensive training and mentoring process of volunteering their time with a growing social entrepreneurship or engaging in personal community service. Being a global ambassador comes with several benefits such as a viable platform to make real impact, sharpening your leadership and communication skills and access to resources that very few young people will ever have access to, meeting and working with like-minded young leaders who will form your lifelong network and support system; the list is endless. Social change is something you can begin today, something you can start right now and for yourself.
Are you ready to lead the change? Your journey starts here.