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Apply Now: Changemakers Academy at the University of Pennsylvania
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Join us at the Changemakers Academy, a transformative event co-hosted by the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Social Impact Strategy and AFS Intercultural Programs. Discover your power to affect global social and environmental change.

Changemakers Academy Overview:

More than ever, the world requires dedicated leaders, and our academy provides individuals with the skills, connections, and tools to make a positive social impact. Participants will create and share innovative solutions to social concerns through collaborative hackathon-style workshops.

What to Expect at Changemakers Academy:

  • Engaging sessions at the University of Pennsylvania, led by esteemed faculty.
  • Earn a certificate from the University of Pennsylvania upon completion.
  • Interactive workshops on interviewing, empathy, design thinking, and more.
  • Explore Philadelphia’s historical sites and culminate with a Manhattan Boat Cruise.
  • Enhance your problem-solving skills and ethical understanding of social impact work. Gain practical tools applicable to various situations and scales of change-making.

Changemakers Academy Program Details:

  • Date: August 13-18, 2024
  • Location: Philadelphia and New York City
  • Cost: Double room – $3550, Single room – $3850
  • Not included: Round-trip flight arrangement, Airport transfers, Visa application and fees (if applicable), Travel/healthcare insurance, Personal incidentals and expenses, Transportation outside the programs.

Scholarships Available:

Receive program fee coverage and a travel stipend by meeting specific criteria:

  • Prior participation in the AFS/bp Global STEM program
  • First-time attendance at the AFS Youth Assembly
  • Age between 18 and 32 at the time of application
  • Ability to attend the in-person event in the United States

Deadline: December 15, 2023

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