YALI Africa Training Program 2021 for Young African Leaders (Cohort 1)
Deadline: June 16, 2021
Applications for the YALI Africa Training Program 2021 – Cohort One are now open. For the first time ever, the four Regional Leadership Centers, under YALI Africa, are coming together to deliver a continental-wide training program, effectively bringing young people from the 49 Sub-Saharan African countries together under one venue for learning.
YALI Africa will provide core training in contemporary African issues, as well as specialized training in three tracks of study: Business and Entrepreneurship, Civic Leadership, and Public Management. The inaugural cohort will take place online from August 23 – October 15, 2021.
About YALI Africa
YALI Africa (YA) is a catalyst for transformational learning and leadership for youth in Africa; a robust program delivered using holistic, interactive, simulations and mentorship approaches.
YA is a continental umbrella organization comprised of four Regional Leadership Centers (RLC’s). The four RLCs, located at African institutions of higher education in Ghana, Kenya, Senegal and South Africa, offer both in-person and online training. The RLCs are open to young leaders between the ages of 18-35 and serve as a place for regional collaboration driven by these young leaders who all have one agenda…to make an impact that matters in their communities.
- Applicants must be between 18-35 years old;
- Show demonstrated commitment to positively impact their communities, countries, and the African continent;
- Proven experience and track record in Public Management, Business and Entrepreneurship, or Civic Leadership;
- Citizen of: Sub Saharan Africa;
- Ability to commit to an 8 – week online program.
The Program Encourages Applications From:
- Individuals that represent and advocate for the rights of sexual minorities
- Rural based and economically disadvantaged young leaders
- People who are HIV positive or who are living with AIDS
- Young leaders with disabilities
- English language proficiency
- Other minority groups
There is no fees required to apply or participate in this program. The deadline for application is June 16, 2021.
For more information, visit YALI.