Coming to America: Young African Leaders Vibe With Obama

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  • YALF Summit
  • YALI Washington Fellowship Summit
  • YALF Fellowship
  • Nelson Mandela
  • YALI Summit
  • Howard University campus
  • YALI Summit
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  • YALI Summit
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  • Dambala Garba
  • Regina Kpotor, Togo, 32
  • Barack Obama

They Are the Change


Four years ago President Obama launched the Young African Leaders Initiative to "tap into the incredible talent and creativity of young Africans." If their continent is to live up to its full potential, young adults must be actively engaged, Obama told the 500 participants in YALI's inaugural Washington Fellowship program. Continue reading to learn more about the program, the fellows and a few words of advice from an American president. Joyce Jones (@BETpolitichick)


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