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RLF

Responsible Leaders Fellowship

Responsible Leaders Fellows are MBA or Master graduates from ESMT highly qualified to apply fresh business and management knowledge from their premium education. The Fellows deliver a pro-bono service and assume responsibility in an institution at the forefront of social challenges in developing countries.
  • Profile

    • Master and Full-time MBA after graduation can volunteer for up to 6 months of service in a developing country.
  • Highlights

    • Fellows share their freshly acquired business school knowledge with partners in developing countries.
    • Fellows create value for their client organizations via “paying-it-forward” and “igniting opportunities”.
    • They invest in their own understanding of responsible leadership, and act as a role model for future students at ESMT Berlin.
  • Target organizations

    Different organizations in developing countries, especially:

    • Social entrepreneurs
    • NGOs
    • Social impact organizations
    •  Business schools.

Profile

  • Master and Full-time MBA after graduation can volunteer for up to 6 months of service in a developing country.

Highlights

  • Fellows share their freshly acquired business school knowledge with partners in developing countries.
  • Fellows create value for their client organizations via “paying-it-forward” and “igniting opportunities”.
  • They invest in their own understanding of responsible leadership, and act as a role model for future students at ESMT Berlin.

Target organizations

Different organizations in developing countries, especially:

  • Social entrepreneurs
  • NGOs
  • Social impact organizations
  •  Business schools.
Responsible Leaders Fellowship

Beverly Dodard-Guillaume talks about why she chose to do the RLF and what motivated her to work with the Huru Foundation, a NGO based in Nairobi.

Past Projects exampes

  • Ampion, South Africa, Linking European entrepreneurs with African entrepreneurs
  • Barefoot College, Belize, India, Bringing solar energy to rural areas by empowering the local communities
  • German Doctors, Kenya, Providing medical services to the slums of Nairobi
  • TSiBA Education, South Africa, Teaching business and entrepreneurship courses in TSiBa, a business school focusing on graduating entrepreneurial leaders who ignite opportunity and social change in Cape Town
  • Curafa, Kenya, Supporting local entrepreneurs with their strategy, marketing activities and business partnerships

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