With everything happening around the world right now, it’s easy to feel powerless and isolated, but this is the perfect opportunity to use your time well and make a difference.

Although we can’t meet in person – we’re still connected. The Emerging Influencers programme is designed to grow and develop leaders who are passionate about ending injustice and making a difference to those in need.

You can expect:

  • Learn from global leaders, entrepreneurs, theologians
  • Deep-dive into a skill which you can use in pursuit of Justice
  • Weekly mentoring with a leader in the field of justice
  • Make a real difference for people’s lives living in poverty by creating teams and raising money together

The course starts on 7th February 2022 and lasts six weeks. Applicants must be able to commit to the full six weeks of sessions, mentoring and fundraising.

How it works

  • Monday learning sessions – 2 hour webinars on each Monday evening 7-9pm on Zoom, hearing from leading voices in justice from across the world
  • Thursday track sessions – 1 hour practical workshops on each Thursday 6-7pm focusing on leadership, creativity, theology, and activism. Each emerging influencer will take on the leadership track for three weeks, as well as choosing one other track to follow in the other three weeks 
  • 1-to-1 mentoring – 30 minute weekly check ins with your mentor at a time that suits your schedule.
  • Fundraiseas part of the course we will be fundraising for Tearfund’s work around the world. You’ll gather a team, learning how to influence and encourage people around you to take a fundraising challenge. 

Applicants are required to join all sessions and activities across seven weeks. Please only apply if you’re certain you can make that commitment.


We can’t wait to explore some exciting topics with incredible people. These are subject to change, but initial topics include:

7th February – Biblical Justice and Development
14th February – Activism and Entrepreneurship
21st February – Becoming An Influencer
28th February – Communicating a Biblical Call for Justice
7th March – Racial Justice
14th March – Leadership and Prayer

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Register your interest below

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  • During the course you will attend weekly hour long track sessions. Each Emerging Influencer will take the leadership track for three weeks, as well as a track of their choice from the following options for the other three weeks. Please choose your track preference below.
  • If you are accepted on to the Emerging Influencers programme then you will be notified via email the week of the Mon 9th May, please look out for this email so you can confirm your place on the programme. If you have any questions please contact us at weare@tearfund.org