Join Mandela Washington Fellows in Nigeria for a nationwide #YALIRollout.The Mandela Washington Fellowship is the flagship program of President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) that aims to further empower and bolster young African leaders through academic coursework, leadership training, mentoring, networking, and follow-on support. The Mandela Washington Fellowship is geared towards outstanding young leaders that have several years of professional experience and a proven record of accomplishment in leading and promoting positive change in their organizations, institutions, or communities. So far 186 young Nigerians have participated in the fellowship.
Sign up for #YALIRollout in a city close to you and get a chance to meet and interact with these Mandela Washington Fellows. Learn about their experiences in the United States, their plans for community engagement in Nigeria and how YOU can apply to become a 2017 Mandela Washington Fellow.