YGL Accelerator Application Form

You made the positive decision to create change in the world. This is amazing! We want to learn more about you and your intentions.

A global leadership and entrepreneurship training program for racialized women of color, aged 16-22 from marginalized communities to develop young as global champions of the UN 17 Global Goals, innovators and entrepreneurs. Program participants will create either a social project or a business to solve 1 of 17 Global Goals.

Participants in the programs will receive training in entrepreneurship, budgeting, fundraising, personal finance, personal branding, professional development, marketing & branding, Design Thinking, project management, and business development. The participants will have a deliverable to complete at the end of each session to work towards their project plan.

At the end of the program, participants will have a completed project plan, increased digital and innovation skills and a 6-month mentorship or internship.

Successful Accelerator Program will compete for the Finale Competition to win $700, $500 or $300 for their business idea or community project.

Kindly share them below in your application for The ForUsGirls Foundation Emerging Young Leaders (YGL) Accelerator | Waterloo Region Edition II | Spring 2020

Accelerator Duration: March 4, 2020 until April 22, 2020 | Wednesday 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Accelerator Finale: April 29th, 2020 | No Session on March 11 |

We will notify all applicants by March 1st regarding their placement in the YGL Accelerator Program.

Thank you,

The ForUsGirls Foundation Inc

Email address *
First Name
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Last Name *
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Age *
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Social Media Profile URL (IG, LinkedIn, FB)
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Phone Number *
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Address *
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Parent/Guardian Full Name (if under 18) *
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Parent/Guardian phone number *
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How old are you? *
Which school do you attend? *
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How did you hear about the YGL Program
Share any medical conditions you have *
(If you do not have any medical conditions, please write N/A)
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Do you have any dietary restrictions? *
Self-identify ethnicity *
What do you wish to gain from the Emerging Young Leaders (YGL) Accelerator? *
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What do you intent to create? *
Do you consider yourself to be creative? *
What challenges have your experienced in your life? *
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Why should we accept you in the Emerging Young Leaders Accelerator (YGL) Program? *
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Anything else you wish to share with the selection committee?
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I agree to be on time for all of the Emerging Young Leaders Accelerator (YGL) Program *
I understand it is my responsibility and the responsibility of my parent(s)/guardian to find transportation to the Accelerator venue and to my home. *
(For participants in need, The ForUsGirls Foundation Inc, can offer transit passes for each Accelerator session date)
I agree, to follow The ForUsGirls Foundation Accelerator program procedures *
I agree, to take personal responsibility to ensure that I read weekly communication from The ForUsGirls Foundation Emerging Young Leaders Accelerator (YGL) Program team *
Thank you for applying to The ForUsGirls Foundation Emerging Young Leaders (YGL) Accelerator. We look forward to reading your application.
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