Application Deadline: December 1st, 2022
The Rockefeller Foundation-Acumen Food Systems Fellowship is an intensive, one-year leadership development program offered through Acumen Academy, the world’s school for social change. The Food Systems Fellowship will introduce moral leadership concepts to a globally diverse cohort of 20 food systems builders who are creating more equitable, nourishing, and regenerative food systems. With leading food systems facilitators, Fellows will participate in a blend of immersive seminars, workshops, and self-directed leadership experiments. The program will combine in-person and virtual learning over the course of the Fellowship year.
After Year 1 of the Fellowship, Food Systems Fellows will join Acumen’s global community of social innovators building a world without poverty and injustice.
Year 1: Fellowship Year
– Join a globally diverse cohort of experienced food systems builders in a rigorous year-long experience
– Improve your capacity to innovate and drive change within food systems by practicing essential systems leadership skills
– Learn via a mix of immersive seminars, workshops, and self-directed leadership experiments with the support of trained facilitators and world class experts
– Part-time — you stay in your job while participating in the program
– All program-related costs are covered by the Fellowship
– Bring examples from your work into the program to guide your learning, then take learnings from the program back to guide your work and create or increase impact
The three-stage online selection process is designed to understand your capacity, willingness, and potential to grow as systems builders who will be at the forefront of systems change within food systems.
- 1Apply: tell us about your journey in food systems work so far and your vision moving forward. 16 Oct – 1 Dec 2022
- 2Complete Assignments: show us your capacity for leadership and the impact of your work. 2 – 15 Jan 2023
- 3Attend the Selection Conference: connect with food systems finalists across the world and explore why this is the right time for you to be a Fellow. 11 – 12 Mar 2023
- 4The Rockefeller Foundation – Acumen Food Systems Fellows 2023 Cohort Announcement: Apr 2023
- 5Immerse Yourself in the Food Systems Fellowship: Apr-Nov 2023
For More Information:
Visit the Official Webpage of the Rockefeller Foundation-Acumen Food Systems Fellowship 2023