YLAI 2017 Selection Committee

The Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program Team seeks volunteer experts to join the 2017 selection committee.

The Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program empowers entrepreneurs and civil society leaders to strengthen their capacity to launch and advance their entrepreneurial ideas and to effectively contribute to social and economic development in their communities and societies.  

Members of the selection committee will be responsible for reading and evaluating 25-30 applications in May 2017. Application reviewers should be professionals, graduate students, or academics ideally with knowledge of management, entrepreneurship, or Latin America and the Caribbean. The program team will provide application and interviewer evaluators with scoring rubrics and evaluation criteria.

To learn more information about YLAI, please visit the program website at https://ylai.state.gov. Meridian is proud to partner with Atlas Corps and Entrepreneurs' Organization on this program, as well as with over 20 community-based members and universities throughout the U.S.

Thank you for your interest in YLAI! Please complete the form below to submit your application to serve on the YLAI selection committee as an application or interview evaluator.

* 1. First Name:

* 2. Last Name:

* 3. Email Address:

* 4. Phone Number (ie 202-555-5555)

* 6. Are you available to review approximately 25-30 applications from May 8-17, 2017? All application review will be done remotely. 

* 7. Briefly describe your experience in management, entrepreneurship, or Latin American and the Caribbean.

* 8. Please upload a copy of your resume or CV.

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* 9. Were you a member of the 2016 YLAI Selection Committee?

* 10. How did you hear about this opportunity?

* 11. Please provide the name of the network, school, organization, or person from which you heard about this opportunity.

Thank you for applying to be a YLAI Selection Committee member. You will receive notification of your acceptance by April 28. The application evaluation period will be in mid- May 2017 and the interview evaluation period will be in late-June 2017.

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