Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) RLC Southern Africa Emerging Leaders Program 2023 – Online Cohort 18


Application Deadline:  28 April 2023

The Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) is a signature effort to invest in the next generation of African leaders. The YALI Regional Leadership Center Southern Africa (RLC SA) is hosted by the University of South Africa at the Graduate School of Business Leadership in Midrand, South Africa. The RLC SA aims to create critical thinkers who can solve complex, multidisciplinary problems; foster entrepreneurial and innovative thinking, and encourage cross-border communication and multicultural collaboration. The RLC SA develops the skills of young African leaders by providing core training in contemporary African issues, as well as specialized training in three key areas: Business and Entrepreneurship; Civic Leadership, and Public Management.

Application Requirements

• Age (18-35)
• Demonstrated commitment to positively impact their communities, countries, and the African continent
• Proven experience and track record in Public Management, Business, Entrepreneurship, or Civic Leadership
• Citizenship of: Angola, Botswana, Comoros, Lesotho, Malawi, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, or Zimbabwe.
• Ability to commit to a seven-weeks online training programme
• English language proficiency

• Rural based and economically disadvantaged young leaders
• Young leaders with disabilities
• Women
• People who are HIV positive or who are living with AIDS
• Individuals that represent and advocate for the rights of LGBTIQ communities across the region
• Other minority groups
• English language proficiency

The Online cohort 18 is online, that will run from  26 June 2023 to 13 August 2023)

Apply Now for the YALI RLC Southern Africa Emerging Leaders Program 2023 – Online Cohort 18

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