• Voice of a Generation
    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...
    Shirley Kandabu
  • YELP Class of 2018 Valedictorian Speech
    It falls on a generation to be great, these were the wise words of the late Nelson Mandela. Looking back at the past few months together, I am convinced that we are that generation. We may seem like a...
    Wanjuhi Anne Njoroge
  • When Leadership Calls, Will You Say ‘Yes’?
    The decision to live out your life in this way is like climbing a life-long mountain. It has beautiful scenery, jaw dropping views but heart-sinking lows as well. If you’ve lived long enough you know that life has storms...
    Nkatya Kabwe
  • How the YELP Experience Taught Me to Do Better
    The experience and lessons learned in programmes like the YELP are a timely gift I would like to share with every young person across our region and continent that is not content with the state of affairs in the...
    Liz Muange
  • The Salvation of Just Leadership
    It is my dream that others may learn and grow from me as I have learnt and continue to learn from the YELP Fellowship and that one day, we shall all look back on our individual and collective journeys,...
    Rayner Mugyezi
  • Journey to Success After YELP
    Arnold Atwiine- architect, founder of Sage Intergrated Real Estate Concepts, aspiring chef and a fellow of the 2017 cohort of our Young and Emerging Leaders Project. We caught up with him on what has been transpiring in his life and...
    Charlene Kamali
  • YELP Fellows Shine at Young Achievers’ Awards
    Raymond Mujuni (Class of 2017) scooped the Media and Journalism Excellence Award, while Dr. Prosper Ahimbisibwe (Class of 2018) and his M-SCAN team were the overall winners of the Young Achievers’ Award
    Kwezi Tabaro
  • 2018 Writivism Festival: What does LEGACY mean to you?
    The sixth Annual Writivism Literary Festival is taking place from 17 – 19th of August 2018 with the theme, Legacy. Over three days, starting at the National Theatre on Friday and The Square Place on Saturday and Sunday, we...
    Roland Niwagaba
  • Obama Leaders Program- A YELPee’s Experience
    As the CEO of the Media Challenge Initiative and a Young and Emerging Leaders Project (YELP) fellow, Abaas Mpindi attended the Obama Leaders’ Program Africa 2018. This is a peak into what the experience meant for him as a...
    Abaas Mpindi