The YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa, located at Kenyatta University in Nairobi, Kenya serves 14 countries in East and Central Africa: Burundi, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda. Also, the Center is overseen by Deloitte East Africa and is supported by a growing number of African and international partners.
The YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa is more than a location for learning or a venue for collaboration, it is a philosophy, a forward-leaning culture of diversity that invites dreaming and thinking differently to define and realize one’s potential. Moreover, its programs are inclusive, embracing future leaders regardless of gender, ethnicity, socio-economic status, religion, or disability.
In addition, selected participants will engage in leadership training across three tracks of study: Business and Entrepreneurship, Civic Leadership, and Public Management in a 4-week residential format with a focus on individual and team leadership skills, innovation, creative learning, and communication.
Competition for the YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa is merit-based and open to young East African leaders who meet the following criteria:
Selection panels will use the following criteria to evaluate applications: