UW-Madison to host third cohort of young African leaders in summer 2018

The University of Wisconsin-Madison will host its third cohort of emerging African leaders beginning June 20 for a six-week academic and leadership institute, a program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.

The Mandela Washington Fellowship, the flagship program of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), empowers young African leaders, ages 25-35, through academic coursework, leadership training, mentoring, networking, professional opportunities and local community engagement.  UW-Madison is among 27 universities selected to host the fellowship in 2018.

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