WEF Young Global Leaders Switzerland


Name of Primary Programme
WEF Young Global Leaders
Numbers of programme participants annually
25 - 250
Telephone Number - alternate
+41 (0) 22 869 1212
Programme Type
Leadership Development Programme
Region from which participants are selected
Globally, Northern Africa, West Africa, East Africa, Central Africa, South West Africa, South East Africa, Southern Africa
Organisation website
Programme Funders
Philanthropic, Corporate
African country or countries of programme delivery
South Africa
Programme Contact email
Philanthropic funders
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Andrew Cohen, Andrew Wales, Arsjad Rasjid P. Mangkuningrat, Benjamin Goldsmith, Calvin Choi, Dave Novak, Georges Kern, Yana Peel, Thor Björgolfsson
Region of programme delivery
Southern Africa, South America, North America, Asia
Country of operation
Corporate funders
A.T. Kearney Inc., Bain & Company Inc., Barclays, Clayton, Dubilier & Rice LLC, Deutsche Bank AG, General Motors Company, The Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Google Inc., HSBC Holdings Plc, Hanwha Energy, Heidrick & Struggles, Lazard, McKinsey & Company, Morgan Stanley, PepsiCo Inc., Publicis Groupe SA, Renault-Nissan BV, Standard Chartered, Bank Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd, UBS AG, WPP Plc, Zurich Insurance Group
Are programmes continuing?
Organisation Name
World Economic Forum
Programme Start Date
Telephone Number
+41 (0) 22 869 1212

Leadership organisation location

Route de la Capite, 1223 Cologny, Switzerland
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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.