The Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders is the new flagship program of President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). This program will bring approximately 500 young leaders to the United States in 2014 for academic coursework and leadership training and will create unique opportunities in Africa to put those new skills to practical use in leading organizations, communities, and countries.
The MEPI-funded Social Media | Social Action for Good Governance program supports civil society in fostering good governance in Jordan. SM|SA brings together a coalition of community organizations in Jordan to collectively implement initiatives that mobilize citizen concerns on key community issues. This civil society approach to good governance incorporates collaborative digital tools as well as offline advocacy tactics.