We are happy to share that the BEKAL Pemimpin 2021 journey has been completed! Currently, we have not opened new applications for the next cohort. If you are interested to find out the latest news about the program, stay tuned on our website and social media, and check out this page to prepare yourself for our next cohort.
The 2021 learning journey overview
The second cohort has gone through the journey from April-September 2021, and has accepted 60 participants from across sectors and regions of Indonesia. The program was delivered in Bahasa Indonesia as its instructional medium.
Please note that attendance is mandatory to be eligible for a certificate of completion.
Applying to the program
We invite young leaders who are proactively promoting sustainable natural capital and environmental management, with a calling to improve your capacity to deal with more complexity of current and future challenges, and having high commitment to collaboratively go through processes in positive and sustainable change, to join our learning journey for the 2021 cohort of BEKAL Pemimpin.
Who we are seeking:
Early to mid-career leaders aged between 25-40 years old, or with 5-10 years of leadership and organizational experience.
Is working on issues with significant impact on the management and use of natural capital,
Represents various sectors of society, including but not limited to:
Central, provincial and district governments;
Local, national, and multinational business actors;
Local and indigenous communities;
Local and international NGOs;
Social entrepreneurship (social enterprise);
Academics and researchers; and
Is experienced in dealing with complex issues with diverse stakeholders in the context of natural capital management.
Has a clear vision for sustainable and equitable natural capital management for Indonesia, and an awareness of how he or she might contribute to this vision through their personal and professional/institutional presence.
Expected to grow rapidly in terms of leadership influence in the next 5-10 years.
We encourage women, community leaders, and indigenous peoples representatives to apply.
Application and relevant fields or areas
Preparing your application form
The application form might take some time to complete. Before you begin filling the online form, please ensure you have the following ready:
Your personal information (name, date of birth, job title, domicile, mailing address, contact info)
A summary of your academic and professional background, which include up to three of your most recent academic degrees and professional roles.
A short bio (CV resume in narrative form) describing your most formative and prominent professional and personal experience,
Four short essays (each no more than 250 words), which cover the following:
A brief summary of your current role and responsibilities in your organization. Please include:
The field of natural capital management that you are working in,
What you do in this field, and the stakeholders that you work with,
Your challenges in this role, including in working with other stakeholders.
Your source of energy, motivation, and inspiration. Expand a bit more on your vision and aspirations for yourself, your organization, or your community.
What you consider to be Indonesia’s main assets and capital in creating a sustainable and equitable future, and how you might contribute in your personal and professional capacity to realize this potential.
How the program would contribute or help you in your leadership journey
Two contactable professional referees who can verify your information. If you work in a structured organization, one of the referees must be the person that you report to.
Please prepare their name, organization, job title, phone number, email address, and the nature of your relationship.
If you make it to the shortlist, you will be requested to provide recommendation letters from your referees. Guidance for your referees can be downloaded through this link: https://bit.ly/referensi-bekalpemimpin
Nominate a Candidate
Do you know somebody who would be a good fit to join and could benefit from joining our program? Please contact us at email@example.com and we will be in touch with you to follow up.