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16 Participants Selected for the 2022 Mandela Washington Fellowship

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The U.S. Embassy in Angola is proud to announce that twelve (12) members from Angola and three (4) members from São Tomé and Principe have been chosen to take part within the 2022 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Younger African Leaders.

Launched in 2014, the Mandela Washington Fellowship is the flagship program of the Younger African Leaders Initiative (YALI) and embodies the U.S. dedication to spend money on the way forward for Africa. YALI was created in 2010 and helps younger Africans as they spur financial progress and prosperity, strengthen democratic governance, and improve peace and safety throughout Africa. Since 2014, almost 5,100 younger leaders from each nation in Sub-Saharan Africa have participated within the Mandela Washington Fellowship.

Twenty-seven U.S. academic establishments in 20 states and the District of Columbia will host Management Institutes for about 700 Mandela Washington Fellows. The six-week Institutes, hosted by school and college campuses throughout the US, will assist the event of Fellows’ management abilities by tutorial examine, workshops, mentoring, networking with U.S. leaders, and collaboration with members of the local people.

Alumni Enrichment Institutes (AEI) are a brand new alternative for 2021 Fellowship Alumni to collaborate with U.S. counterparts and one another and to proceed constructing the skilled and management abilities they developed throughout their digital 2021 Management Institutes. As much as 200 eligible 2021 Fellowship Alumni had been chosen in a aggressive course of to journey to the U.S. in July and August 2022 for three-week placements at U.S. establishments of upper training. Alumni Enrichment Institute programming will embrace experiential and discussion-based studying on matters resembling the US’ various tradition and society, resiliency and ethics in management, and social justice rules which can be broadly relevant to many fields and sectors. The AEI program consists of placements at U.S. schools, universities, and non-governmental organizations.

The next leaders will take part within the 2022 Mandela Washington Fellowship and Alumni Enrichment Institute:


  1. Alda Manuel, Luanda
  2. Arlindo Caiombe, Huambo
  3. Daniela Simão, Luanda
  4. Eliana de Freitas, Ondjiva
  5. Lisa Videira, Luanda
  6. Manuel Adriano, (substitute together with his hometown)
  7. Mariano Capiliku, Lobito
  8. Solange Teixeira, Luanda


  1. Adbul D”Assunção
  2. Edson do Rosario Costa
  3. Jessica Neves


  1. Chris Kaumba, Luanda
  2. Joaquina Caála, Benguela
  3. Madaleno Constantino, Lobito
  4. Zola Vida, Luanda


  1. Celmar Fernandes

Since 2010, 87 Angolans and since 2014, 20 Sao Tomeans have participated within the Younger African Management Initiatives flagship program. These younger leaders return residence to make their communities and groups stronger and higher engaged to have an effect.

After their Management Institutes, Fellows will take part in a digital Summit. Moreover, as much as 100 competitively chosen Fellows will just about interact in skilled improvement with U.S. organizations within the public, personal, or non-profit sector. Fellows can take part in Alumni Programming after their Fellowships to additional construct their skilled abilities and networks.

The Mandela Washington Fellowship is a program of the U.S. Division of State with funding supplied by the U.S. Authorities and administered by IREX. For extra details about the Mandela Washington Fellowship, go to mandelawashingtonfellowship.org.

Distributed by APO Group on behalf of U.S. Embassy in Angola.

This Press Launch has been issued by APO. The content material shouldn’t be monitored by the editorial workforce of African Enterprise and never of the content material has been checked or validated by our editorial groups, proof readers or truth checkers. The issuer is solely accountable for the content material of this announcement.

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