Embarking on a Transformative Journey
As I reflect upon these six remarkable weeks, I’m profoundly grateful for the friendships formed, the wisdom gained, and the opportunity to contribute to the enduring connections between the United States and Africa.”Rosalia Joseph, 2023 Fellowship Alumna, Namibia
“From June 21 to July 30, my world was a whirlwind of growth, learning, and cultural exchange as I had the incredible privilege of participating in the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders (YALI Network). This transformative experience encompassed a dynamic blend of coursework, leadership training, mentorship, networking, professional opportunities, and local community engagement, leaving an indelible mark on my leadership journey.
“As one of the fortunate 700 leaders representing 49 diverse countries across Sub-Saharan Africa, I had the privilege of honing my leadership skills and forging meaningful connections with U.S. professionals…”