Join the Women in Africa (WIA) Young Leaders Program 2024


The Women in Africa (WIA) Young Leaders Program is a transformative initiative designed to foster and promote the role of young African women in the continent’s future development. This year, we are proud to support 10 exceptional leaders through a comprehensive training program tailored to enhance women’s leadership and equip them with the skills necessary for tomorrow’s challenges.

Program Highlights:

  • Tailor-Made Training: Participants will receive customized training focusing on leadership, media presence, and career development.
  • Mentorship: Each leader will be paired with high-profile mentors, including CEOs, ministers, and entrepreneurs.
  • International Exposure: An immersive business trip to a major economic city will provide access to a global professional network and high-level events.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Women aged 25-40 (exceptions based on experience).
  • Born in Africa or with African parentage.
  • Demonstrated commitment to Africa’s development and social engagement.
  • Proven leadership qualities with a vision for Africa’s future.

Application Process:

  • Opening Date: March 25, 2024
  • Deadline: April 21, 2024, at midnight (French time).
  • How to Apply: Visit the official application portal to submit your candidacy.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: Who can apply for the WIA Young Leaders Program? A: Young African women who meet the eligibility criteria and are passionate about contributing to Africa’s dynamic and inclusive future.

Q: What benefits does the program offer? A: The program offers mentorship, customized training, international travel, and media visibility, among other opportunities.

Q: Is there an age limit for applicants? A: The program is open to women between the ages of 25 and 40, with some flexibility based on experience.

Q: When is the application deadline? A: The deadline for applications is April 21, 2024.

Q: How can I apply? A: Applications can be submitted through the official website. Please ensure to apply before the deadline.

Join us in shaping a vibrant, innovative, and inclusive future for Africa. Apply now and take the first step towards becoming a leader who will drive the African revolution. For more information and to apply, please visit the website.