2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders Applications in Progress

Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders is an unparalleled opportunity for you to be a part of a dynamic network with opportunities for continued leadership and career enhancement. Applications are open from September 21 to October 26. Learn more atgoo.gl/LbNZh7  #YALI2017


  • A proven record of leadership and accomplishment in public service, business and entrepreneurship, or civic engagement;
  • A demonstrated commitment to public or community service, volunteerism, or mentorship;
  • The ability to work cooperatively in diverse groups and respect the opinions of others;
  • Strong social and communication skills;
  • A demonstrated knowledge, interest, and professional experience in the sector/track selected;
  • An energetic, positive attitude;
  • A commitment to return to Africa and apply leadership skills and training to benefit the applicant’s country, community, or school after they return home.