WEF Global Shapers Switzerland


Name of Primary Programme
WEF Global Shapers
Numbers of programme participants annually
501 - 1000
Telephone Number
+41 (0) 22 869 1212
Programme Type
Leadership Networking Programme
Region from which participants are selected
Various, Northern Africa, West Africa, East Africa, Central Africa, Southern Africa
Organisation website
Programme Funders
Philanthropic, Corporate
African country or countries of programme delivery
Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo-Brazzaville, Congo-Kinshasa, Cote d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Programme Contact email
Philanthropic funders
Rosamund Zander, MiSK Foundation,
Region of programme delivery
Sub-Saharan Africa
Country of operation
Corporate funders
World Economic Forum, The Coca Cola Company, Oando, Reliance Industries Ltd, The Climate Reality Project, P&G, Salesforce, Crescent Petrolum, GMR Group, Ulmart, Vision 3, Hanwa, Porticus, Yara International ASA, International Bank of Arzebaijan
Are programmes continuing?
Organisation Name
World Economic Forum
Programme Start Date

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.