BOLD Action Workshops

How does it work?

BOLD Action workshops bring young leaders together from across the country to collaborate on project ideas to improve communities and the economy in BiH. Experts in fields from human rights activism to journalism to anti-corruption to entrepreneurship will provide intensive instruction and hands-on leadership experience to young people who want to make a difference. Click on the links below to apply to participate!


Experts in field

Collaboration on ideas

Young leaders from BiH

BOLD Action Workshop on

Civic Engagement 

Youth Strategizing for the Future – A BOLD/USAID Workshop

Four BOLD members will be selected to participate in a 6-month program to investigate issues that are most important to youth, strategically plan a project to address these concerns, and implement their plans in community projects across the country with mentoring and support.  
Program elements include:
  • Late September 2020, 4-day strategic planning session in Mostar:  30 youth from across BiH will develop plans for the implementation of at least five local community initiatives, based on the most critical youth issues that they identify. 
  • November 2020-March 2021:  Teams will implement their plans in at least 5 different community initiatives, with mentoring and support. 
  • March 2021, a second strategic planning session: Participants reconvene to report and reflect on successes and challenges and prepare a new implementation plan

    The application deadline has passed for this opportunity.

    Watch this space for the next opportunity

BOLD Action Workshop on

Economic Development

This workshop will bring young BiH leaders together to create opportunities for economic development in their communities through youth entrepreneurship. Join this workshop to develop skills and knowledge to move beyond business theory and into the real practice of designing innovative business models, project-based collaboration; and leveraging contributions towards broader impact. Participants will establish a valuable network of professional contacts that could empower their future entrepreneurial activities and social activism in general.

Impakt Investment Foundation Workshop

The deadline for this workshop has passed. See the video about it at our news page and watch for announcements about the next economic development opportunity

Are you between 18-35 years old and live in Bosnia & Herzegovina?

BOLD is a project of the U.S. Embassy in BiH to provide hands-on training and experience for emerging young leaders age 18-35 across BiH.

Join BOLD today to network with other young leaders making a difference.