YOUNG AFRICAN LEADERS INITIATIVE (YALI)

YALI is a US Department of State initiative that was launched by President Barack Obama in 2010. The initiative’s main goal is to provide resources to nurture leadership skills, promote entrepreneurship and connect young leaders all over Africa.

Learn more from the video below about YALI East Africa and opportunities available to young leaders through their programs. (Towards the end of the video, information on how to contact YALI, join their network or apply for one their leadership training programs is provided)

More information is also available by visiting the YALI East Africa website. The YALI East Africa program has graduated over 1000 emerging young leaders.

Hear these young leaders tell in their own words the impact of YALI on their lives.

On the main YALI website, free online courses on leadership, entrepreneurship and other topics are available to all and one can enroll at any time.

Also see whether you could benefit from YALI East Africa mentorship program.

Be sure to check out their very active Facebook Page (@YALINETWORK)

Photo: By U.S. Department of State from United States [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons