I was invited to the YALI RLC EA STAKEHOLDERS/PARTNERS AND ALUMNI FORUM-JUNE 28, 2022 as one of their leading alumni and as an exhibitor to showcase some of the work that I do including work on my new book Practical Skills for Entrepreneurial Success. During the exhibition, the book generated a lot of interest from the attending participants who bought most of the copies that were brought for the showcase commenting on how incredible the book lineup was. I was truly humbled when the USAID Communications advisor Steve Susens also got his copy of the book and commented on its impressive first impressions.
The Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) was launched by former President of the United States Barack Obama as a signature effort to invest in the next generation of African leaders. The need to invest in grooming strong, results-oriented leaders comes out of the statistics: nearly 1 in 3 Africans are between the ages of 10 and 24, and approximately 60% of Africa’s total population is below the age of 35.