Celebrating 10 Years of YALI

It’s hard to believe it, this year marks the 10th anniversary of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). In 2010, 115 young leaders came to Washington to participate in the YALI’s inaugural program.  Fast forward to today, and YALI is the U.S. government’s signature effort to invest in the next generation of African leaders with over 21,000 alumni and membership in the online YALI Network is over 650,000 strong.

For the past decade, YALI has provided African youth with opportunities to promote effective public administration, grow networks that connect Americans and Africans, create conditions for peace, prosperity, and security across the continent, and investment opportunities for U.S. businesses.  YALI is comprised of the flagship Mandela Washington Fellowship exchange program, Regional Leadership Centers (RLCs) located in Ghana, Senegal, South Africa, and Kenya, and the virtual YALI Network community.

Oct 2020
09 October 2020

African Leaders Debate Series (October Edition)

The African Leaders Debate Series is a chance for young leaders to discuss pertinent issues relating to leadership, development, industry, and innovations on the continent. As the Young African Leaders […]

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19 October 2020

YALI Professional RoundTable Series

In commemorating 10 years of the Young African Leaders Initiative Network #YALI10, YALI TV invites you to join the YALI Professionals Roundtable Dialogue Series. We would host professionals & experts […]

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Nov 2020
11 November 2020

Made in Africa Expo 2020

The Made in Africa Expo 2020 Edition is here. The hybrid trade event is aimed at promoting the businesses young entrepreneurs and enterprises from Africa under the theme " Championing […]

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27 November 2020

Young Africa Media Summit

YOUNG AFRICA MEDIA SUMMIT 2020 (HYBRID EDITION) ABOUT The Young Africa Media Summit is a two-day hybrid professional mentoring and empowerment conference for YALI alumni, YALI TV correspondents, and young […]

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