Updated May 22, 2018

Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders  FELLOWSHIPS

https://yali.state.gov/washington-fellowship/

About Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, begun in 2014, is the flagship program of President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) that empowers young people through academic coursework, leadership training, and networking. The Fellowship provides 500 outstanding young leaders from Sub-Saharan Africa with the opportunity to hone their skills at a U.S. higher education institution with support for professional development after they return home.
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Where we work
United States
Focus Areas
Mentoring/Coaching
Higher Education
Soft or Life Skills
Entrepreneurship
Leadership Development
Good Governance
Youth

Connected Innovations

recognition
Jan 2019
Interactive data explorer to open data on violence against women
  1. FOCUS AREASGender-based Violence, Gender Equity and Data Collection/Needs Assessments
  2. IMPLEMENTED INGhana
  1. RecognitionPENDING
  2. Was recognized as "YALI Fellow" as part of Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders
recognition
Jul 2017
ONE Integrity Forum, Nigeria (OIFoN)
  1. FOCUS AREASGood Governance, Youth Engagement and Contribution and Citizen Participation
  2. IMPLEMENTED INNigeria
  1. RecognitionPENDING
  2. Was recognized as "Mandela Washington Fellow" by U.S. Department of State as part of Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders
recognition
Aug 2014
Cow-dung based BIOGAS for cooking in rural areas
  1. FOCUS AREASEnergy, Resilience and Climate Change and Resilience
  2. IMPLEMENTED INTanzania
  1. RecognitionPENDING
  2. Was recognized as "YALI Certificate by President Obama" as part of Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders