Professional Opportunities

The PD Sections aims to strengthen U.S.-Zimbabwe professional network to support inclusive economies, renew democracy, counter corruption, lead in tech, and support the creative industry and independent journalism.  We aim to host programs and facilitate exchanges for professionals — who have mastered their craft and aspire to lead in their sector – to connect with their American peers to innovate and collaborate.

Hubert H. Humphrey Program brings 200 outstanding mid-career professionals from countries in states of development or transition to the United States to engage in non-degree study and related professional experiences at select American universities.

Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI) provides emerging leaders internships on the cutting edge, business and leadership seminars, and a growing network for future collaboration.

International Visiting Leaders Program (IVLP) offers professionals a short-term visit to the United States, alongside current and emerging foreign leaders in a variety of fields, to experience explore the plurality of American approaches to today’s tough challenges and cultivate lasting relationships with their American counterparts.

Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) provides women entrepreneurs with the skills, resources, and networks needed to start and scale successful businesses.

Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation supports projects to preserve a wide range of cultural heritage in less developed countries, including historic buildings, archaeological sites, ethnographic objects, paintings, manuscripts, and indigenous languages and other forms of traditional cultural expression.