YALI Mandela Washington Fellows

Each year, the Center for African Studies is pleased to welcome the YALI Mandela Washington Fellows.


The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders is the flagship program of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) at the US Department of State. Since its start in 2014, the program has empowered young people through academic coursework, leadership training, and networking. Read more about the program at mandelawashingtonfellowship.org.

Mandela Washington Fellowship Directory

View the profiles and read about each Mandela Washington Fellow in the Mandela Washington Fellowship Directory.

Mandela Washington Fellowship Directory