AFLI’s Tutu Fellows are creating waves of positive change. Be it within government, by impacting policy, either as senior government officials, or indirectly as advisors to government ministries. Areas of impact include energy and agriculture programmes in Nigeria, advocating for human rights in Uganda, housing developments in Mozambique, and harnessing mobile phone technology to protect consumers from counterfeit drugs in Ghana, and beyond.

These young African leaders return to their countries and positions confident and fully equipped for the responsibilities of leadership in both the African and global arenas. They emerge from AFLI programmes with:

  • A self-formed view of leadership principles and values.
  • A better understanding of their own strengths and weaknesses.
  • A finely tuned moral compass.
  • The importance of having a mentor.
  • A commitment to leading change and development on the continent.
  • A deep understanding of the complexities and demands in being a leader.
  • A fuller appreciation of the regional and global forces that will influence the decisions and behaviours of future leaders in Africa (through Scenario Planning exercises).
  • Practical experience and feedback from working as part of a team of high-calibre individuals

Through AFLI programmes, individuals are encouraged to take up the challenge of leadership, reflect on their leadership styles, strengths and weaknesses, broaden their perspectives, engage in community projects and work collaboratively with their peers across regions. Through the support of AFLI, its sponsors and its supporters, these dynamic emerging leaders are achieving greater impact and improving the lives of millions of fellow Africans, directly and indirectly.

For more on our impact. read our Case Studies.

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