The point of departure used by the African Leadership Institute as a foundation for this website's users came from an initiative in which AFLI compiled a continent-wide survey of African leadership development programmes meeting certain criteria.  You can read the full report about the initiative, titled: An Abundance of Young Leaders, but No Seat at the Table at the AFLI website. 

If you are an alumnus of the following leadership initiatives, please register and network with your peers. If you are an alumnus of a programme not listed here, please ask your programme to partner with Newleaders.Africa.

These are the leadership initiatives, currently:

  • African Leadership Institute (AFLI)
  • HIVE
  • UCT GSDPPBuilding Bridges Emerging Leaders Programme
  • Moremi Initiative LEAD Fellows Program
  • Schwarzman Scholars
  • Acumen East African Fellowship
  • Africa Leadership Initiative (ALI)
  • Young Africa Leadership Initiative (YALI)
  • African Development Bank (AfDB) Young Professionals Programme
  • Amani Institute - Leadership & Management for Impact
  • Aspen New Voices Fellowship
  • British Council Future Leaders
  • Connect Chatham House - Academy Africa Fellowship
  • eFounders Fellowship
  • Eisenhower Fellowship
  • European Parliament Young Political Leaders Programme
  • Lapid Leaders Africa
  • Leadership Africa USA
  • Leo Africa Institute Young and Emerging Leaders Fellowship Programme
  • Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders
  • MENA Leadership Academy – the KAS Regional Programme Mediterranean
  • Mo Ibrahim Leadership Fellowship
  • Obama Foundation Africa Leaders Program
  • Pan African Youth Leadership Programme
  • Professional Fellows Program
  • Sudanese & South Sudanese Youth Leaders Program
  • SUNY Plattsburg Youth Leadership Programme
  • UNDP Youth Leadership Programme (YLP)
  • US State Department MEPI – Leaders for Democracy Fellowship Programme
  • US State Department MEPI – Student Leaders Programme
  • USAID Leadership Practise
  • Vital Voices Fellowship
  • World Bank Early Years Fellowship
  • Yala MENA Leaders for Change Program
  • YALI (Young African Leaders Initiative) Mandela Washington Fellowship
  • Young Leaders Africa France
  • Young Leaders Visitors Programmeh.