2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship For Young African Leaders Application

The 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders application is now open!  Don’t miss your chance to have access to a six-week training course at a top U.S. university in one of three different tracks: Business and Entrepreneurship, Civic Leadership or Public Management. Learn more about the fellowship here: goo.gl/LbNZh7 Applications are due by October ...
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Empowering Africa’s Youth

During my visit to Nairobi this week with Secretary Kerry, we met with an outstanding group of young Africans who are part of President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). Every time I travel to Africa, I meet with YALI Fellows. They inspire me, and they are the reason I am so hopeful for Africa’s future. (For more details)  
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Dedication of YALI Andrew Young Center for Entrepreneurship

U.S. Ambassador Terrence McCulley and representatives of the Government of Côte d’Ivoire inaugurated the Andrew Young Center (AYC) for Entrepreneurship in the Plateau district of Abidjan on July 8, 2016.  The center, created with approximately $250,000 in funding from the Bureau of International Informational Programs (IIP) and Post funds, is a Tier I American Space ...
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