YELP Class of 2019 Seminar 1An Update

In March we conducted our first seminar with the 2019 class of the Young and Emerging Leaders Project. The 2019 class is our third cohort of the project and consists of fellows from 8 African countries. We are pleased to see the project grow into the Pan-African initiative that we aspire for it to become. The institute is looking forward to hosting the fellows for their second seminar in August, which will be held at Victoria Forest Resort, Kalangala

Class of 2017 YELP Experience


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    When I joined the Young and Emerging Leaders Project (YELP) a little less than a year ago, I was disengaged, unmotivated, very tired, lost and ready to throw in the towel. I dreaded the thought of doing my job for another day.

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