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Femi Longe

Co-Founder, Co-Creation Hub (CcHUB)
Femi Longe

Co-Founder of Co-Creation Hub (CcHub) - Nigeria’s foremost social innovation centre dedicated to accelerating the application of social capital and technology for economic prosperity in Nigeria. It currently has 22 ventures in its pre-incubation portfolio, and has established partnerships with a wide range of stakeholders including Omidyar Network, Google, Nokia, The Tony Elumelu Foundation, BlackBerry, Schmidt Family Foundation and Samsung.

Over the years, Femi has delivered co-creation solutions to develop innovative ideas for clients including Visa, the World Bank, British Council, UK Department for International Development.

Femi was a leader in AIESEC, the world’s largest student-run leadership development organization and, as Director for Africa, he led the organization’s strategy and operations across Africa having previously been National President of AIESEC in Nigeria.

Femi has a Bachelors Degree in Electronics and Electrical Engineering from Obafemi Awolowo University. A Former Business Development Manager at Growing Business Foundation where he designed and delivered micro-credit projects and capacity building initiatives for people in Nigeria; Facilitator for Go Africa, Go Germany, a 3-week learning experience across Nigeria for young people from Germany and West Africa working with a range of experts to increase understanding about the realities of Nigeria.

Femi is a Certified Facilitator, Managing Partner, Africa++ Limited, UK, and Project Lead, UpRising Leadership Programme at The Young Foundation, UK.

He was co-convener, New Ideas for Africa series in London, Johannesburg, and Lagos, as well as a member of Young Leader’s Network, a partnership with Africa Initiative of the German Presidency.

An avid traveler who has visited or lived in close to 40 countries thus far, Femi says he finds his raison d’etre in assisting individuals by intersecting their personal passions with global needs.

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Frequently Asked Questions.

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What is YPB?

The Young Professionals Bootcamp (YPB) is a 5 day in-residence program for high potential 20-25 year olds to learn world class practical training for success in the marketplace.

How can I participate in the bootcamp?

You can participate by applying online at http://www.youngprofessionals.ng/register

Are there entry requirements?

You must be between 20-25 years by December, 2017. You should have a passion to succeed.

What are the areas of focus?

The courses available will be under the broad streams. Sectors are:
1. Entrepreneurship
2. Creative Arts and Media
3. Social Entrepreneurship and NGO
4. Politics/Governance and Public Sector
5. Corporate Career.

Is it free?

YPB is absolutely and completely FREE. Accommodation will also be made available for selected applicants.

Can I invite my friends within this age bracket to apply?

You most definitely can. Please feel free to visit YPB's Twitter and Facebook handles to share, like and comment.

Bootcamp dates and venue?

Dates are from November 29th to December 3rd, 2017. Venue will be communicated to successful applicants

If I had been selected but need to cancel, can I simply transfer my registration to someone else?

Admission cannot be transferred.

Is it only available to Lagos residents?

No. Anyone who meets the requirements across Nigeria can apply. However, participants outside Lagos will need to take care of their transportation to the venue.

As a Lagos resident, do I have to stay in the camp? Can't I simply resume every morning and leave after each day?

You should stay in the camp to enjoy the full benefits.

Is there a dress-code?

Dress in comfortable, casual but moderate clothing. Jeans and trainers are welcome.

How do I know if I have been selected?

You will be contacted either via e-mail and/or SMS.

What caliber of facilitators/ trainer should I expect?

You will have some of the best people, top performers in the various sectors. Visit the Facilitators section of the website to see a full list of your facilitators and a brief bio on each facilitator.

Are there exams to take? Will I receive a certification after this bootcamp? Will there be rewards for good performance?

There maybe group tests but no individual tests. On completion of all sessions, you will be awarded a certificate of participation. There will also be fantastic rewards for top performers.

Is there a number I could call for further information?

Please send further enquiries to info@youngprofessionals.ng

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