The Kectil Program Developing Countries Youth Leadership

What Is Kectil?


  • Web-Based Mentoring Program Monthly Kectil Talks with Leaders in Science, Business, Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Public Service
  • Assignments & Sharing Connect with other students on social media (Facebook & Twitter) with facilitated web-based group discussions
  • Youth Leadership Conference Intensive Leadership Training, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Workshop, Meetings with Successful Leaders, and Creation of Network of Youth Peers in Developing Countries
  • Alumni Web-Portal Maintenance of Network of Youth Peers in Developing Countries, Interaction with New Youth Participants, Availability of Mentorship from Program
Awards for Most Active Participants in the Web-Based Program

We are pleased to announce that The Kectil Program will select fifteen of the most active participants in the Web-based Program to be given a special award. These participants will have attended all of the Sessions and completed the online pre and post assignments. First, the selectees will be given a personal introduction to a leadership mentor in a developed country in the participant’s general area of interest. Second, the name of each selectee will also highlighted on the Kectil Website as an honor for their leading participation. These awards will be announced at the last Session in December 2017.

Who Can Apply?

Youth (aged 17-26) in least developed and developing countries who have demonstrated a talent and passion for leadership, scholarship or innovation, are proficient in English and have access to a computer and the internet.

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