Two Tutu Fellows have been selected for the 2023 cohort of the 100 Young Global Leaders Forum.  They are 2018 Fellow Oluseun Onigbinde and 2022 Fellow Aïssata Lam. Twelve people from Africa were selected. 

The Forum Young Global Leaders selects 100 people each year to build a community of outstanding people to address the world's most pressing problems.

The forum says the cohort includes courageous journalists uncovering the most critical political and human rights issues to savvy entrepreneurs transforming the way the world uses technology. It includes people from from business, civil society, academia, and government.

Oluseun is the Co-Founder and Global Director, BudgIT in Nigeria.  It is a global civic organization that works at the intersection of civic education and institutional accountability across Africa.  He started BudgIT in 2011 and is Nigeria's largest fiscal transparency group, known as BudgIT. It uses public data to give citizens insights into how public resources are managed.

Aïssata is the Director-General of the Investment Promotion Agency of Mauritania. The agency (APIM) is the Governmental entity in charge of National and Foreign Direct Investments, as well as promoting the business climate of the country. She was appointed in April 2021 and has a variety of committees and funds for which she is responsible or monitors for the President.

Read more at the Forum of Young Global Leaders website.

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The African Leadership Institute (AFLI) focuses on building the capacity and capability of visionary and strategic leadership across the continent. Developing exceptional leaders representing all spheres of society, the Institute’s flagship programme is the prestigious Archbishop Tutu Leadership Fellowship. Offering a multifaceted learning experience and run in partnership with Oxford University, it is awarded annually to 20-25 carefully chosen candidates, nominated from across Africa. Alumni of the African Leadership Institute form a dynamic network of Fellows passionately committed to the continent’s transformation, bridging the divide between nations and ensuring that Africa is set centre-stage in global affairs.