The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, a US Government funded program, empowers young people through academic coursework, leadership training and networking. The Fellowship provides young leaders from Sub-Saharan Africa with the opportunity to hone their skills at a U.S. College or University, with support for professional development upon their return home. The fellows (aged 25 - 35) are accomplished in promoting innovation and positive impact.
Given their mutual commitment to sustainable development, the Mandela Washington Fellows in South Africa have partnered with Global Citizen to amplify their work in civic leadership, public management and entrepreneurship. As a network of young change-makers, the Fellows seek to drive dialogue, action and change in their respective communities to bring about a tangible impact. Through this partnership, they will share critical skills and expertise to capacitate under-resourced NGOs, social enterprises and