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YOWDI 2015

Grab the Young Women in Dignity (YOWDI) Ambassador 2015 and win an all-expense paid trip to the 8th Global Assembly for Democracy, Seoul Korea Nov. 1st – 4th, 2015!

  • Are you a young female between the ages of 15 – 30, resident in Nigeria?
  • Are you passionate about improving the cause of young women?
  • Do you want to build your leadership skills and become an influencer?
  • How about access to corporate leaders and people of influence to get your issues on the table?
  • Would you like to be mentored by other successful women of influence?
  • How about joining hundreds of leaders at the 8th Global Assembly for Democracy holding in Seoul Korea?

If you answered yes to any of these, here is your chance!

Participate in the Young Women in Dignity (YOWDI) Academy so that you can stand a chance to win the YOWDI Ambassador and enjoy an all-expense paid trip to the 8th Global Assembly for Democracy, Seoul Korea Nov. 1st – 4th, 2015!.

About Young Women in Dignity (YOWDI) Ambassador 2015

The Young Women in Dignity (YOWDI) Ambassador is an annual initiative in which young females shall pitch an idea solution on how best to engage government and policy makers on a particular challenge facing young women which undermines their dignity and full participation in democratic governance in Nigeria. A female shall win the YOWDI Award and serve as a 12 months Ambassador to pursue her idea, advocate for the issue she has identified as well as implement a female focused democratic inclusion pet project. The 2015 YOWDI Ambassador shall also enjoy an all-expense paid trip to Seoul Korea – Nov. 1st – 4th 2015. All YOWDI participants shall be assigned to successful Nigerian women in leadership to mentor them using our Passing-it-On Mentoring Module.

How the program works

YOWDI Capacity Summit (June 10th 2015)

Selected young females converge for a 1 Day Summit in Abuja to discuss the freedom and innate potentials of young women to be great and contribute to nation building in any chosen field of endeavor.

YOWDI Impact

Every participant shall conduct an activity within their space to inspire other young females to greatness.

YOWDI Award (July 15th 2015)

All participants shall converge for a 2 days grand finale of speeches, debates, quiz and other exciting activities and the female with the highest score wins the YOWDI Ambassador for 12 months, which shall include an all-expense paid trip to Seoul Korea – Nov. 1st – 4th 2015. The first and second runners up shall win consolation prizes.


How to apply

Email your application to yowdi@youngstarsfoundation.org with the following:

Your cv, your passport photograph and an essay with the topic “Discuss an issue confronting young women you will like to address as a YOWDI Ambassador

Closing Date: Application Closed.

Registration Fee: N2,000 (only those who get selected shall be required to pay the fee)

The All Expense-paid trip to 8th Global Assembly for Democracy is sponsored by The World Movement for Democracy, USA.

For inquiries and partnerships, call Rachel Anyanwu on 07035535876 or 08098333348

Note: Participants will be solely responsible for their travel, feeding, accommodation and other logistics to and from Abuja for the Capacity Summit and Grand Finale events.

YOWDI is an initiative of Youngstars Foundation with support from The World Movement for Democracy and Friendraiser Community