UMN Welcomes Washington Mandela Fellows for 2022 Institute

July 7, 2022

As an Institute Partner for the 2022 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, the University of Minnesota will host 24 Fellows from 15 countries in Africa for a six-week Leadership Institute, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and hosted by College of Education and Human Development (specifically the Department of Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development) in partnership with the Humphrey School of Public Affairs.

This summer’s cohort includes leaders with specialties in agriculture, energy, education, government, medicine, politics, public health, and youth development. Countries represented include Cameroon, Djibouti, The Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda.

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The 2022 Mandela Washington Fellows cohort