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The Mandela Washington Fellowship is YALI’s flagship program, bringing African civic, business, and community leaders for academic coursework, leadership training, and networking at U.S. colleges and universities.
The four YALI Regional Leadership Centers (RLCs) provide in-person and online training throughout the year in business and entrepreneurship, civic leadership and public management. They also offer opportunities for professional development and networking.
The YALI Network provides free tools and resources to help young African leaders develop the skills and connections they need to become a positive force for change in their communities.
Learn more about the history of the United States’ signature effort to invest in the next generation of African leaders.
Human rights are the basic rights and freedoms to which all humans are entitled, whatever their nationality, gender, ethnic origin, sexuality, color, physical ability, religion, language, social or economic status. You can help to create and maintain a diverse society through YALIStands4All.
YALI alumni reflect on their experiences during the African Leaders Summit.Watch the replay