Applications open for the Women in Africa (WIA) Young Leaders Programme.

Applications for the 2024 Women in Africa Young Leaders Programme are now being accepted. The program is designed to support and showcase young African women leaders who are poised to make a significant impact on the continent. Women In Africa (WIA) Philanthropy is excited to announce the launch of the 4th edition of the WIA Young Leaders program, in collaboration with Dior, Lazard, KPMG, and TotalEnergies.

Selection criteria for the Women in Africa Young Leaders Programme include:

– Women aged between 25 and 40, with some flexibility based on experience
– Born in an African country or having parents born in Africa
– Engaged in the continent’s development and social causes
– Demonstrated leadership qualities such as humility, empathy, and resilience
– Preference for candidates with self-made backgrounds
– Vision for the future of Africa
– Ability to balance business, social impact, and public/private dialogue
– Capacity to take on high-level responsibilities
– Strong persuasion skills and a collaborative spirit
– Proficiency in French, English, or ideally both languages

The selection process consists of two phases:

– Initial screening based on applications to select 12 pre-finalists
– Interviews with the jury to choose 10 final leaders

Selected participants will receive specialized training in women’s leadership and future skills, mentorship from industry experts, and a business trip to a major economic hub. This experience will provide access to a valuable professional network, sector-specific insights, and international visibility at key events.

The WIA Young Leaders program offers a unique opportunity to engage with influential personalities and mentors, including CEOs, ministers, journalists, and other prominent figures.

Explore various training opportunities such as board training, media training, career coaching, and other personalized training sessions. Enhance your skills and knowledge through these tailored programs. Additionally, take advantage of the global media exposure that comes with participating in these training sessions.

Application for the Women in Africa Young Leaders Programme

For details visit the official website of the Women in Africa (WIA) Young Leaders Programme.

Leave a Reply