Brightest Young Minds (BYM) was founded in 2000 with the vision to create a platform that showcased the potential of Africa’s brightest young minds to fast track their development for the benefit of the continent from an economic, political and human rights perspective.

Are you interested in getting involved? Well #BYM2017 applications are closing this week!

Their yearly summit will bring together 100 of Africa’s most promising changemakers between the ages of 20 and 35 for an incredible time of connecting, building and mobilising from the 24th of September until the 29th of September in Johannesburg, South Africa.

They know you’ve got what it takes and we’re asking you to stop what you’re doing and fill in their application form, available here. As a delegate, you need arrange your own travel to the Summit however, all Summit costs including food, lodging and transportation costs will be covered.

Take note of the deadlines. Their early application deadline closed on Jul 28, 2017 23:59 (UTC +02:00) for all applicants who required a South African visa to attend #BYM2017. Their late application deadline is approaching on Friday, Aug 4, 2017 23:59 (UTC +02:00) and is open for applicants who will not need a visa.

For more information send them an email, find them on social media with #BYM2017 and learn more about BYM heading to their website.