Clark Atlanta College to Host 2022 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Younger African Leaders
By Clark Atlanta College
Clark Atlanta College is proud to announce its choice as an Institute Companion for the 2022 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Younger African Leaders. Starting in mid-June, Clark Atlanta College will host 24 of Africa’s shiny, rising Enterprise leaders for a six-week Management in Enterprise Institute, sponsored by the U.S. Division of State.
The Mandela Washington Fellowship, the flagship program of the Younger African Leaders Initiative (YALI), empowers younger African leaders via educational coursework, management coaching, mentoring, networking, skilled alternatives, and area people engagement. YALI was created in 2010 and helps younger Africans as they spur financial development and prosperity, strengthen democratic governance, and improve peace and safety throughout Africa. Since 2014, the U.S. Division of State has supported almost 5,100 Mandela Washington Fellows from throughout Sub-Saharan Africa to develop their management expertise and foster connections and collaboration with U.S. professionals. The cohort of Fellows hosted by Clark Atlanta College can be a part of a bunch of 700 Mandela Washington Fellows hosted at 27 academic establishments throughout america.
After their Management Institutes, Fellows will take part nearly within the Mandela Washington Fellowship Summit, the place they are going to participate in networking and panel discussions with one another and with
U.S. leaders from the general public, non-public, and non-profit sectors. Following the Summit, as much as 100 competitively chosen Fellows will take part in 4 weeks of skilled growth with U.S. non-governmental organizations, non-public firms, and authorities businesses.
Funded by the U.S. Division of State’s Bureau of Academic and Cultural Affairs and carried out by IREX, Management Institutes will provide packages that can problem, encourage, and empower younger leaders from Africa to deal with the challenges of the twenty first century.
Some highlights of the Clark Atlanta College program will embrace:
- Fellows will join with native companions comparable to IBM, UPS, Metropolis of Atlanta, and the
Allen Entrepreneurial Institute (AEI) via web site visits, collaborative initiatives and one-on-one mentoring.
- Fellows will give again to the group via service alternatives at The Atlanta Group Foodbank (ACFB) The Metro City Farm, MedShare Worldwide, and
The Peachtree Highway Race, simply to call a couple of.
- A meet and greet with the Fellows on the Clark Atlanta College Welcome Reception or the Native Enterprise Velocity Networking occasion. Particular occasion particulars forthcoming.