|Application deadline||Jun 30|
|Program dates||Oct 29 - Oct 30, 2019|
|Organizer||AshokaFoundation / Non-profit|
|Targets||Africa, Americas, Antarctica Region, Asia, Europe, Oceania|
Agribusiness, Business services, Clean technology and energy, Utilities, Construction and manufacturing, Creative, media and entertainment, Education, Financial services, Healthcare, ICT, Leisure and travel, Retail and wholesale, Consumer durables, Consumer non-durables, Transport and logistics, Water, sanitation and hygiene, Automotive, Clothing and textiles production, Computer hardware, Electronics, Food production, Furniture
We connect and empower 125 changemakers around the globe who are positively transforming communities and revolutionizing the social sector.
Graduates become a part of the 2,000+ member strong American Express Leadership Academy Alumni Network and have gone on to win prestigious social innovation awards, including the Ashoka Fellowship, and honors from organizations like Echoing Green, Skoll, StartingBloc and Unreasonable Institute. They have also been included in the Forbes “30 Under 30” list.
Since 2013, the American Express Leadership Academy Emerging Innovators Bootcamps have supported a total of 534 entrepreneurs in Mexico, Canada, Europe, the United States and throughout Africa. It is through these kinds of collaborative efforts that American Express and Ashoka continually seek to boost entrepreneurial talent.