A DIGITAL PATH TO ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND INNOVATION FOR LATIN AMERICA

A Digital Path to Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Latin America is creating a network of journalists, technologists and media entrepreneurs across the region. This network is harnessing the power of digital tools to create sustainable news businesses that provide news and information in the public interest.

The program consists of a group of 50 media professionals from 12 countries for a fifteen-week virtual program offering opportunities to develop entrepreneurship projects and work directly with with a U.S. media organization. Each fellow will also receive a grant of $1,700 towards their digital project and will have an opportunity to work with mentors to drive their personal projects to success.

The program is open to young professionals and emerging leaders, ages 25 to 40 years, from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama and Peru. Applicants must be fluent in English. Participants with disabilities will be accommodated during the program and are encouraged to apply.

Program dates for Fall 2021 Latin American fellows:

Recruitment of fellows: Summer 2021

Selection of fellows: Summer 2021

Orientation: August 16 – August 20, 2021

Virtual Newsroom Embed (six-weeks): August 23, 2021  –  October 1, 2021

Professional mentorship: October 4, 2021 through December 4, 2021

Program Debrief: December 6, 2021

The deadline to apply is June 25, 2021.

Please, click here to apply and see all the details.