Skills Development

Overview

Future Black Female creates opportunities for Black/African girls and young women aged 16-22 to develop and thrive as future leaders and social entrepreneurs. We offer mentoring, coaching, and a virtual social enterprise incubator program to qualifying candidates. 

Goals:

  1. To create a nurturing environment that enables every Future Black Female  to advance to the next level of personal growth and leadership.

  2. To enable Future Black Females, through a facilitative culture, to deal with the complexities of community and global society.

  3. To increase the emotional and mental wellbeing of Future Black Females as individuals and as a collective.

Facilitating Environment Framework:

  1. Knowledge: consciousness, awareness, and openness.

  2. Confidence: assertiveness, self-esteem, and community.

  3. Ethics: agreement, mutuality, and distinction.

Coaching

Our Developmental Coaching Program is designed to help the Future Black Female grow intellectually, emotionally, and socially by focusing on where she wants to be in the future. Our coaching helps Future Black Females build the capacity to lead and be a change agent in the future.

Mentoring 

Our Mentoring Program is for Future Black Females already in leadership positions. Future Black Female leaders learn from experience, reflect on their leadership, identify and practice specific skills with guidance from a mentor in a similar leadership position. This program builds the capacity for self and social awareness, role modeling, and leadership.

Apply for Coaching 

Upload a cover letter detailing your current occupation, your extra curricula activities, your goals for coaching, and any other information that is relevant. 

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By submitting this form you are agreeing to FBF contacting you for further information. You are also giving FBF permission to retain your information.

Apply for Mentoring 

Upload a cover letter detailing your leadership roles and responsibilities, 

current occupation, your extra curricula activities, your goals for mentoring, and any other information that is relevant. 

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By submitting this form you are agreeing to FBF contacting you for further information. You are also giving FBF permission to retain your information.

Internship

An intensive digital literacy remote program to help you develop transferable professional skills.

This opportunity is open to any Future Black Female aged 16 - 22. 

How to apply:

Fill out the form and upload your resume/C.V. and cover letter.

In the cover letter answer the following questions:

What do you hope to gain through this internship?

What is your availability (a job or go to school full-time)?

What do you know about feminism and how do you demonstrate values that empower Black girls and women.

What are your strengths and areas of development?

What can you teach the girls through Future Black Female?

What interpersonal skills do you feel are most important in the role of an intern expected to represent this organization?

All interns are expected to write a minimum of 8 articles for our blog, what topic or series will you focus on for the blog?

Interns receive an honorarium of C$100/month to help pay for their data and internet usage. 

Internships last for a minimum of 3 months and interns are expected to manage the social media of Future Black Female daily.

Other duties are assigned at the discretion of Future Black Female staff but will not interfere with intern's other responsibilities (schooling or employment).  

Read what previous interns have done.