In-person

Do you want to be a part of something bigger? Find the ways you can connect with members near you and those who share your interests!

 Connect with Members

To meet YALI Network members off-line, you may first have to connect with them digitally.

  • The YALI Network Face2Face group includes thousands of young leaders from Africa and around the world! Search for events, find new friends, or ask for advice.
  • On LinkedIn, find YALI Network professionals and share industry insights and information or make new connections.
  • Stay up-to-date with campaigns, activities, and resources from the YALI Network on Twitter and Facebook.

 

Read about YALIServes on the YALI Network Blog.

Are you looking to become more active in your community? Read stories from fellow Network members who have organized or participated in YALIServes.

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Find your Regional Leadership Center

YALI Regional Leadership Centers (RLCs) are a place for regional collaboration driven by young leaders by providing in-person and online training, networking, and professional development opportunities. There are four primary RLCs offering training throughout the year and two satellite campuses offering training at select times of the year. Learn more about the RLCs and apply for a training program.

Get Involved: 2018 Calendar

The calendar is your tool for planning how you’ll participate and engage with YALI Network members around upcoming initiatives, content, and resources. Use the calendar to plan for social media activity, #YALILearns events, screenings, calls to action, and educational opportunities for yourself and your community. Be sure to check back regularly for updates and new information.

January: #YALICares

Join YALICares from December 2017 - February 2018: Accurately reporting on health issues is critical because rumors and inaccurate information have devastating consequences that can harm not only individuals but communities and whole countries.

Also in January: 
January 15th: Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Related YALI Network Online Courses: 

February: #YALICares

Join YALICares from December 2017 - February 2018: Accurately reporting on health issues is critical because rumors and inaccurate information have devastating consequences that can harm not only individuals but communities and whole countries.

Also in February: 
Black History Month

Related YALI Network Online Courses: 

March: #Africa4Her

Some people call it “empowering” women and girls. We call it “investing.” This March, join #Africa4Her and press for progress.

Also in March: 
March 8th: International Women’s Day
March 20th: French Language Day

Related YALI Network Online Courses: 

April: YALIChecks

Identifying and stopping the spread of misinformation is vital to ensure that credible news sources maintain levels of trust. Learn how to increase your awareness of media literacy and become critical thinkers before sharing information. YALIChecks coming soon. 

Also in April:
April 2nd: International Fact Checking Day
April 7th: World Health Day
April 22nd: Earth Day
April 25th: World Malaria Day

Related YALI Network Online Courses:

May: YALIChecks

Identifying and stopping the spread of misinformation is vital to ensure that credible news sources maintain levels of trust. Learn how to increase your awareness of media literacy and become critical thinkers before sharing information. YALIChecks coming soon. 

Also in May:
May 3rd: World Press Freedom Day

 

June: YALIServes

Focusing on the importance of volunteerism, community service, and servant leadership as a key aspect of leadership development. Learn more about YALIServes in June and July.

Also in June:
June 5th: World Environment Day
June 8th: World Oceans Day

Related YALI Network Online Courses: 

July: YALIServes

Focusing on the importance of volunteerism, community service, and servant leadership as a key aspect of leadership development. Learn more about YALIServes in June and July.

Also in July:
July 18th: Nelson Mandela International Day

Related YALI Network Online Courses: 

August: YALI Professionals Campaign

Expert advice and resources to help you advance your career, start a business, network to get ahead, and prepare for your journey to success. Visit the YALI Professional Development Hub in August and September to prepare for the Mandela Washington Fellowship Application.

Also in August:
August 12th: International Youth Day
August 19th: World Humanitarian Day

Related YALI Network Online Courses: 

September - December: coming soon

Visit the YALI Professional Development Hub in August and September to prepare for the Mandela Washington Fellowship Application. More information for 2018 coming soon.

Partner with the next generation of African leaders

Invest in today’s ambitious young leaders by becoming a Mandela Washington Fellowship partner. Individuals, organizations, and academic institutions in the United States can take advantage of partnership opportunities with the program.

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