Application Deadline: January 31st 2017
The fellowship represents our signature leadership development project shaped along the principles of the African spirit of “Agaciro”, which espouses the dignity, self-worth, and identity of the African as the cornerstone of leadership values.
LéO Africa Institute are looking for young and emerging leaders who are leaders from diverse cultural and and entrepreneurial backgrounds; already engaged either as social entrepreneurs, innovators, media and journalism practitioners, artists, or activists. Potential fellows should be conscious of their duty in transforming society and are dedicated to promoting Africa’s interests and image in the world.
LéO anticipate in time to build a critical mass of individuals committed to personal development, advancement of career, and shaping a progressive future for East Africa and Africa at large.
- The selection of candidates for the Young and Emerging Leaders project will be highly competitive, and for the inaugural 2017 class, limited to participants from Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda.
- The selected candidates will graduate as fellows after undertaking three seminars on various aspects of leadership. Fellows will then pledge to take on an extra commitment in implementing a project or champion a cause with demonstrated capacity to have positive impact on societ
- Candidates who graduate will join the LéO Africa Institute’s Leadership Network of outstanding individuals in East Africa.
- The network that is formed through the different cohorts of classes will continue to be brought together through our various platforms, collaborative engagements, and at the annual Economic Forum, the Institute’s flagship thought leadership event.
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