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Apply To Become An Ingressive For Good (i4g) Student Ambassador In Ghana

Press Release

June 30, 2021, 1:30 p.m.

Ingressive for Good has opened its student ambassadors program to expand the I4G Circles to Ghana and reach more students in Africa while fulfilling its mission to increase the earning power of one million African youths by empowering them with tech skills and placing them in jobs.

The I4G Circle is an exclusive student community of young, smart, confident, and influential students in universities across Africa passionate about tech and leveraging it to solve problems. Ingressive for Good is looking to leverage the I4G circle program to connect more students to technical training, micro-scholarships, and tech jobs. It's a community many students crave to be part of.

Having launched July 1, 2020, Ingressive for Good has organically trained 66,570 African youths in tech, grown their community to over 81,590 members, and awarded over $42,600 in scholarships. They have also deployed over $5,000 worth of tech tools and data. They have partnered with Facebook, Coursera, Yale African Startup Review, Jobberman, DataCamp, and a host of multinational companies.

To reach more students, I4G needs student ambassadors who will lead I4G Circles in their school and is passionate about building the tech communities on their campuses. As an ambassador, you would be required to host monthly tech webinars on your campus and distribute opportunities shared by I4G within your school. You would be a rockstar impacting the lives of students on your campus.

Galleh Solomon, the Co-lead Ambassador at I4G NSUK shared his experience as an ambassador:

"I loved web development but so many things have stalled my progress due to the pandemic. I didn’t have the resources I needed and I wasn’t in an environment with many people to run to for help and online courses were very expensive. A friend introduced me to the community and I applied for the role of the co-ambassador. That moment was a turning point for me. I was opportune to meet a great community of like minds where I got to learn from people with diverse experience in my field, and I got access to online tutorials for free, even scholarships.

Before I4G I struggled with imposter syndrome, but with the responsibilities on my shoulder, I learned how to overcome my fears and now I can gladly say it has been an upward trajectory since joining I4G as an ambassador. My success today won’t have been this much but with I4G and my responsibilities as a leader, I am learning fast and doing more. Most of all, I get to carry a lot of people (community members) with me and we all succeed together. I can say I have overcome imposter syndrome and I am fully focused on adding value to my community and my environment at large."

What will an ambassador benefit?

Like Galleh Solomon,

  • Ambassadors get First-hand access to resources, scholarships, and opportunities, PR and speaking opportunities, certifications, great experience to highlight in their resume/portfolio.
  • They also get many personal growth opportunities as they proceed in their careers.
  • They get to build and lead a tech community on their campuses and meet and network with amazing people and thought leaders in the tech ecosystem

How to Apply:

  • Register by filling the application form here - https://bit.ly/I4Gambassador
  • An email will be sent for the next steps. Complete those steps.
  • Qualified applicants will submit 90 secs explaining why they should be accepted
  • If an application or video interview is successful, he/she will be accepted into the Cohort and official training for an ambassadorship.

While many Ghanaians have benefited from I4G’s scholarships and opportunities in the last year, the nonprofit is looking to recruit Student Ambassadors in Ghana to grow tech communities within their schools. These ambassadors will be trained to be able to observe skills gaps and with the resources provided by I4G, upskill their community members. This will help drive more tech opportunities for Ghanian students, document and showcase the skills and expertise within the tech ecosystem in Ghana.

Criteria for Qualification

  • Must be studying in an African university
  • Must be willing to train others
  • Must possess leadership skills
  • Must complete application
  • Must have a technical skill
  • Have a history of impact.

Apply now - https://bit.ly/I4Gambassador

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