From litter to limbs
How a graduate of the Young African Leaders Initiative program recycles plastic from Mozambique’s coastline to make prosthetics.
Meet young leaders fighting the COVID-19 pandemic
Alumni of U.S. government exchange programs are combating COVID-19 in their home countries. See how they are helping to beat the pandemic.
YALI celebrates 10 years, honors outstanding alumni
As the Young African Leaders Initiative celebrates 10 years, the program continues its exponential growth. Meet some of its outstanding alumni.
The United States is committed to promoting a prosperous Africa
Secretary of State Antony Blinken emphasized the United States' commitment to Africa through his first virtual trip to Nigeria and Kenya on April 27.
Alumni of U.S. leadership programs give back on COVID-19
These State Department program alumni are giving back to their communities in different ways during the coronavirus outbreak.
2019 is your time: Apply to be a Mandela Washington Fellow
Hundreds of young professionals from across Africa will spend a summer in the U.S. as Mandela Washington Fellows, learning how to lead. Will you be one?
Africa’s future leaders head home
Young leaders from sub-Saharan Africa’s 49 countries are returning home with clearer visions, revived purpose, and stronger networks after a summer as Mandela Washington Fellows.
What do Nelson Mandela, George Washington and a Roman consul have...
What do Nelson Mandela, George Washington and Roman consul Cincinnatus have in common? Each walked away from political power.
Wanted: African leaders for a 6-week fellowship
The Mandela Washington Fellowship is looking for up to 700 African leaders for a six-week academic and networking opportunity in the United States.