About the SDSN Youth
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a global vision to shape a more sustainable future. The SDGs call for systematic changes: to safeguard our planet, make societies more inclusive, make our economy more sustainable, and address social inequality.
SDSN Youth is one of the world’s biggest networks of young leaders working together to accelerate solutions towards the Sustainable Development Goals.
We connect young people to pathways of understanding and action - to shape a sustainable world for future generations.
Investment Readiness Program 2023 Application
The Investment Readiness Program (IRP) is a 16-week accelerator program that prepares young social entrepreneurs between the ages of 18-35 from across the globe for investment readiness through one-on-one mentorship, curated training, peer-to-peer networking, and other opportunities to foster youth innovation.
The IRP is a flagship program facilitated by SDSN Youth's Youth Solutions Program. This year's IRP is its sixth edition and will occur between May 2023 to August 2023.
Applications close on Friday, February 10th, 2023 at 11:59 PM UTC.
Applicants will be shortlisted by a selection committee of industry professionals and be contacted to participate in an interview. This application process is competitive and only a limited number of spots will be offered in the program. Only shortlisted applicants (those invited to interviews) will be contacted.
*Please submit your application in English. The IRP will be conducted in English and candidates are required to have adequate knowledge of the language. Applications not submitted in English will be disqualified.*
This application contains different types of questions such as multiple-choice, short answer, and long answer. We recommend that you save your answers on a separate document to mitigate accidental loss of answers. You may find a list of all questions here:
*Applicants may return to submitted applications to edit answers until the application deadline. Please do not submit multiple applications.*
Have questions about the IRP and the application? Attend our Info Webinar!
IRP Info Webinar
Date & Time: Saturday, January 28th, 2023 at 1:00pm UTC
Register Here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ebj3CzU1R5ODhXj-rGgGXw