2021 Application is Closed,

Stay Tuned for 2022!




BPP Accelerator Is a Capacity Building Program for Growing Your Impact



The 2021 program consists of

  • online learning beginning on Nov 1st, 2021

  • two weeks of in-person classes, field trips, and networking events in Northern California in March 2022

  • a team-based competition to win grants

What you will get...

Leadership development through complex problem solving and collaborative learning

Competitive funding opportunities for you to test your solutions

Coaching by accomplished scholars and practitioners in leading organizations

Becoming part of a global network of fun, inspiring, and enthusiastic emerging leaders

You should apply, if you are ...

a rising leader in your early to mid-career

seeking actionable knowledge, skills development, and networking

an open-minded, positive, and generous learner

working in or hope to connect to these geographic areas: China, Indonesia, Japan, Asia-Pacific region, South of America.

working in the intersection of ocean conservation, sustainable food system, climate change, renewable energy, gender equity, rights of indigenous peoples, and racial justice.

Costs and Scholarship

The total cost of $7,500 covers the program fees, airfare, and lodging. Full scholarships are available for selected participants.