Apply for the Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI) Regional Leadership Center (RLC) Emerging Leaders Program – A President Barak Obama and USAID youth initiative!
The Emerging Leaders Program will teach young African leaders about modern leadership over a period of 17 weeks. The program will be broken down into four phases – a 5 week coursework phase delivered in-person in Accra, Ghana, or online and the remaining 12 weeks (back home) distributed equally among a mentorship program, internship or community service, and a report writing period. Focusing on the onsite 5 weeks coursework phase, it will entail three core courses (Leadership and Accountability, Ethics, and Contemporary issues affecting Africa) and one elective track that you select based on your goals, namely Business and Entrepreneurship, Civil Society Leadership and Public Service Management.
Please note there will not be any travel outside of Africa. All selected candidates will be trained at the RLC at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA).
Candidates wishing to apply must be…..
From the following countries:
- Ivory Coast
- Burkina Faso
- Sierra Leone
- The Gambia
Interested in the following sectors:
- Business and Entrepreneurship
- Civil Society Leadership
- Public Service Management
Of the following key characteristics:
- Must be 18-35 years of age
- African citizen
- No criminal record
- No educational requirement, however you must be able to read and write in English
- Must have a valid international passport to travel
If you believe you fit the above characteristics and are from the above-mentioned countries, apply here
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