Expired: Mandela Washington Fellowship

Mandela Washington Fellowship

The Mandela Washington Fellowship is the flagship program of the President’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) and embodies President Obama’s commitment to invest in the future of Africa. Through this initiative, young African leaders are gaining the skills and connections they need to accelerate their own career trajectories and contribute more robustly to strengthening democratic institutions, spurring economic growth, and enhancing peace and security in Africa.


United States


  • The Mandela Washington Fellows six-week academic coursework and executive leadership training focused on one of three tracks: business and entrepreneurship, civic leadership, or public management.
  • Formal university programming was augmented with workshops, mentoring, and networking opportunities with leaders in their fields.

Deadline:- 11-10-017

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