Helping young leaders transform ukraine and moldova
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
We invite you to participate in the Western NIS Enterprise Fund (WNISEF) Seed Grant program. This program provides financial support to talented individuals from Ukraine and Moldova who are admitted to one of the top 50 MBA programs in the U.S. and are committed to returning home and investing their skills in their country of origin.
We believe that human capital is the foundation for democracy and economic prosperity in Ukraine and Moldova. The region’s transformation to liberal democracy and market economy requires well-trained leaders who will unleash new vision, new ideas, new energies and new approaches to the many challenges faced by society daily. Government, business and civil society all benefit from the growing number of well-educated professionals experienced living in other communities, developed a broad worldview and are dedicated to investing their talents, dreams, and energy into transforming Ukraine and Moldova.Learn more
Our mission is to facilitate the process of democratic development and economic modernization in Ukraine and Moldova by providing an opportunity for talented individuals from these countries to obtain advanced knowledge, abilities, and leadership skills through studies at the best educational institutions in the United States.
Western NIS Enterprise Fund (WNISEF) is a pioneering regional private equity fund in Ukraine and Moldova. WNISEF successfully invested in small and medium-sized companies in the region for two decades.
In early 2014, WNISEF completed its commercial investment activities and directed available funds toward promoting policies and practices which support private sector development. WNISEF’s focus areas include economic leadership, local economic development, impact (social) investments and export promotion. SEED GRANT is financed and administered by Western NIS Enterprise Fund. More about the Fund: WNISEF
EXPLORE THE WORLD
Learn a common global language and communicate across cultures. Learn about business while exploring the world
OPPORTUNITY FOR REFLECTION
An MBA will equip you with first-rate tools and add theoretical knowledge to your unique previous experience.
GAIN CRITICAL SKILLS
Apply concepts you study in the classroom and beyond. Gain meaningful managerial and soft skills, team-building experience. Learn to work under pressure and grow your business capabilities
Improve your thinking and decision-making capability. Think freely and long-term. Absorb the best global practices in strategic management. Think global – act local.
Expand your knowledge of team-building, human capital management and much more, become a better public speaker and learn to motivate others to work together towards a common goal.
Listen to and learn from prominent business leaders, cutting-edge researchers, and entrepreneurs. Study alongside dedicated, tenacious and innovative classmates.
MBA is an opportunity to become part of a global network of active leaders who influence the public and private sectors. While the practical education and experience of the program is valuable, the value of the alumni network to a candidate’s career and life goals are priceless.
REPRESENT YOUR HOMELAND
You have a unique chance to become ambassadors for Ukraine and Moldova.
JOIN A NETWORK OF GAMECHANGERS
Cultivate your business ethics and join a broad professional global network of strong professionals in a variety of fields and locations.
TRANSFORM YOUR COUNTRY
With a global outlook and skills an MBA provides, you can return to your home country and put your ideas and input to use where it is most needed.
THE REWARDS ARE IMMENSE
Ukraine and Moldova are emerging markets. That is where economic growth has a higher chance to occur. Utilize a western educational experience and come back to where your ideas and input will have greatest return. Starting the process can be difficult, but the rewards are immense.