DO Global Leadership program is a three (3) months Incubator designed to empower you with the knowledge and experiences you need to discover yourself, develop your career trajectory, access and position yourself for opportunities, hone your leadership skills and become a change maker in your community and an influential leader on the global stage. This program is designed to enable you to navigate the international landscape expertly, create cross-culture connections, and foster growth for businesses and communities in your nation, Africa and worldwide.

Every year, DO  selects and invites active community champions to develop and execute projects in their communities. For the period of this fellowship, the Changemakers learn through engagement, training, group work and networking to advance their activities and projects.


The sole objective of the programme is to strengthen Young leaders and make a difference in the lives of our communities by developing the combination of knowledge, skills, values, and motivation of the changemakers to foster and implement citizens-driven solutions.

The programme was designed to create a positive impact using the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The core components of the fellowship comprise parallel training in experiential learning, leadership development, inclusion, innovation and management framework.


  • Three months of self-paced Learning, Career Mapping, Opportunities & Networking, Influencing & Thought Leadership, Personal Development, Sustainable Development and Community Leadership.
  • Local and Global opportunities; Program Participants will gain access to tailor-made Jobs, Careers, Scholarships, and Conference Opportunities that set them up for success.
  • Letter of recommendation and administrative support; You have access to Letter of Recommendation / Reference, CV review and other ancillary support you need to thrive in your career as an alumni of DO Global Leaders Fellowship
  • Execute a Community Project; During the program, you will organize a community impact project that will enable you to make a difference in Community and position you as a Leader and changemaker.
  • Social support and networking; Meet and Network with prospective mentors, and attend fun events that enable you to meet and network with smart and interesting people.
  • Download resources, access freebies and rewards; Download and access valuable resources to enable you to thrive as a Global leader and lead a successful career. Get discounts, and win mini-grants, and freebies from our partners.


The selection panel will use the following criteria to evaluate applications of the candidates:

  • Demonstrate interest in becoming a Leader. You want to be a force for good and change in your Community or Nation.
  • Desire to become an influential figure  and powerful force in your industry or sector in the near future
  • Desire to Improve your economic condition, access local and global job or internship opportunities or want to build a stable career.

  • You want to access and leverage local and global opportunities and networks such as Scholarships, conferences etc.


The Fellowship is open to emerging changemakers who are:

  • Between the ages of 18 and 35 at the time of application.
  • Citizens and residents of Nigeria, Ghana, Senegal, Mali at the time of the programme.
  • Passionate about solving challenges in their communities.
  • Available to attend both online and on-site activities of the programme.
  • Proficient in speaking, reading, writing and understanding the English language


To apply for the DO Global leaders program, please complete and submit the application form. The application requires that you write short essays and to also apply to be a Global Development Champion.


Gain the knowledge, opportunities and network you need to lead a successful career, access opportunities, become a global leader in your field and most importantly shape the future of your community, nation, Africa and the world.