Twelve Young Rwandan Leaders Left Kigali to Participate in the Fifth YALI Fellowship

The U.S. Embassy is proud to announce that twelve dynamic and experienced young Rwandans departed Kigali today to attend the fifth Young African Leadership Initiative  Mandela Washington Fellowship.  They will join  700 other young African leaders for a six- week program, and will be hosted by 12 prestigious U.S. universities, followed by a conference in ...
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Fifteen Rwandan Leaders selected for the fourth YALI Mandela Washington Fellowship

The U.S. Embassy is proud to announce that 15 dynamic and experienced young Rwandans, have been invited to participate in the fourth annual Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI) Mandela Washington Fellowship. The Mandela Washington Fellowship is the flagship program of the Young African Leaders Initiative. It is composed of academic coursework, leadership training, and networking. ...
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2016 YALI Fellows Share Their Experience of America

Rwanda’s Young Leaders Share Their Experience of America Kigali – October 13, 2016 U.S. Embassy Kigali is pleased to share the stories of promising young Rwandans who recently returned from the 2016 Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Mandela Washington Fellowship.  Applications are currently open for young Rwandans interested in participating in the Summer 2017 Fellowship. ...
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2014 YALI Fellows Share Their Experience of America

 Marcel Mutsindashyaka My name is Marcel Mutsindashyaka, at 25 I am the founder and CEO of UMUSEKE IT LTD, a media and IT company running the second most popular news website in Rwanda, known as www.umuseke.com . I am survivor of the genocide of 1994 against Tutsis and orphan since then. Knowing that media was one ...
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2015 YALI Fellows Share Their Experience of America

 Jean Paulin Mutatsineza has two  years’ experience in educational  NGO management, and is both a  project manager and board member  of Rwanda Education Assistance  Program, an NGO that is dedicated  to enhancing educational and  vocational opportunities for  vulnerable youth in rural public  schools in Rwanda. Jean Paulin has  initiated and successfully managed  various projects including ...
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