YouLead - East African Youth Leadership Summit Nigeria


YouLead is a cross-border youth leadership summit that aims to provide youth with an opportunity to learn from each other, share hands-on experiences & opportunities, brainstorm on fresh ideas, and come up with innovative solutions to the challenges they face. It is a platform for action-oriented and most inspiring young leaders, change-makers, start-uppers, social entrepreneurs, and youth activists who attempt to demonstrate motivations in changing their societies for better. Each year, the summit gathers a diverse group of youth leaders, business people, regional technical experts and innovators from across the region for a collective journey of explorations, reflections and networking.


Name of Primary Programme
YouLead - East African Youth Leadership Summit
Region from which participants are selected
East Africa
Organisation website
Programme Type
Leadership Impact Platform
African country or countries of programme delivery
Programme Contact email
Government funding
East African Community
Region of programme delivery
Eastern Africa
Country of operation
Programme Start Date
Are programmes continuing?
Organisation Name
YouLead - East African Youth Leadership Summit
Numbers of programme participants annually
25 - 250
Telephone Number
+255 (0)27 216 2100

Leadership organisation location

GPI House, Atimbo Road, Calabar, Nigeria
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About AFLI




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.