Amani Institute is a global non-profit organization based in Kenya, India and Brazil, whose mission is developing professionals and organizations who create social impact. We create this impact via innovative models of higher education that help individuals acquire the practical skills, personal growth, and networks to take on modern-day social challenges.
Our core methodology comes to life in our award-winning Certificate in Social Innovation Management, which runs in Nairobi, Sao Paulo, and Bangalore, or remotely in a fully digital edition. As of 2021, 600 Fellows from 70 countries joined the program. Alumni of this program are further eligible to transfer credits towards an MBA from Lynn University in Florida and/or a Diploma in Social Innovation from the United Nations-mandated University for Peace in Costa Rica. This program won the Ashoka U - Cordes Award for Innovation in Higher Education in 2017 and has been featured in Fast Company, Forbes, the Stanford Social Innovation Review, CNBC Africa, and Vanity Fair, among others.
We currently train over 1000 changemakers each year through our varied mix of programs, and bring thousands more to our events on 21st-century careers, the future of work, and social innovation.
The Amani Institute are on a mission to develop professionals who create social impact, working with leaders around the world to expand the breadth and depth of their impact in their local communities are beyond. Having already impacted thousands of professionals through their in-person programmes in Kenya, Brazil and India, they're now offering their pioneering social innovation approach online opening up this life-changing education to thousands more across the globe. Not only are the Amani Institute concerned with supporting and empowering their fellows, but their global team as well. They're committed to the personal and professional growth of their team, and it shows, with an average score of 9.6 from their employees when asked how likely they would be to recommend the Amani Institute as a place to work. So if you're looking for an opportunity to shake up the education system and build the social innovation professionals of tomorrow, look no further.
Social Innovation Management Fellows from 64 countries
Fellows who say the program helped their impact career
Changemakers we train every year in our various programs
Continents we work across!
Annual team retreats. A time to get to know each other away from the office and across global teams
As an education institution, we believe in life-long learning and you'll have plenty of opportunities to learn
You will become part of a global, diverse and inspiring team