Emerging African Leaders Program: ELP
“Nurturing leaders for positive social change”
ELP nurtures leaders committed to the common good of Africa
The three-year leadership development program features:
- Leadership trainings to help aspiring leaders imbue leadership skills necessary to navigate Africa out of poverty and underdevelopment.
- Academic advising, tuition and moral support to enable aspiring leaders complete their education.
- Career guidance to help aspiring leaders attain desired leadership positions and embrace their roles as critical actors in building a better Africa.
- Technical and financial support to enable aspiring leaders tackle unmet social needs through social enterprises and community projects.
- Personal mentors that provide listening hearts for the many issues affecting each aspiring leader.
- Leadership building experiences to gain practical knowledge from leaders with demonstrated knowledge, experience and virtues.
- Character formation to orient and re-orient aspiring leaders to positive social and moral virtues.
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To be admitted into ELP, applicant’s big dream must be to become one of the following in the near future:
- Political leaders include elected political officers such as presidents, governors, legislators; government appointees such as ministers and commissioners, ambassadors and DGs of parastatals as well as senior level civil servants such as permanent secretaries.
- Media leaders include investigative mainstream and new media journalists, high profile social media influencers and media moguls.
- Judicial leaders include judges and Legal activists.
- Business leaders include CEOs of national and multinational companies including senior officials at the United Nations, World Bank, and IMF as well as mega entrepreneurs
- Religious leaders include Catholic priests and bishops, pastors of mega Churches, high profile Imams and Rabbis.
- Educational Leaders include university Vice Chancellors, principals of high schools and head masters of primary schools.