African Leadership Institute announces its 2020 Tutu Leadership Fellowship cohort.


Every year, the African Leadership Institute selects young and exceptional emerging leaders and innovators across the continent for its annual and prestigious Tutu Leadership Fellowship. AFLI has just announced twenty one names that made its 2020 cohort after receiving more than 300 nominations from 36 African countries. The selected candidates range from 30 to 39 years of age and demonstrate the incredible wealth and breadth of leadership talent that exists in Africa’s youth. Amongst them are Nigerian artist, entertainment executive and politician, Banky W, Venture Capitalist and Founder of Ventures Platform Group, Kola Aina, Financier and co-founder of Verod Capital Management, Eric Idiahi and Seni Sulyman, the Vice President of global operations at Andela.

According to the institute, through financial support of AGCO, GSK, GIZ, Ninety One, Dalberg, Investec, and the Government of Equatorial Guinea, and a partnership with Oxford University, the Class of 2020 will be exposed to top African and global leaders, strategists and thinkers during the programme. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, the fellowship will not hold until things return to normal.

See full list of 2020 class here.

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