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Mandela Washington Fellows 2021: Building Resilient Leaders in a Pandemic

August 13, 2021

For years, Drexel University has welcomed recipients of the Mandela Washington Fellowship, the flagship program of the U.S. Department of State’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), to prepare young and engaged citizen leaders to take on the challenges of the 21st century. With the COVID-19 pandemic — arguably, one of the largest global challenges of this century starting last year and still ongoing — such leadership mentoring has become more important than ever.

Read more about the development of Fellowship programming and Drexel's involvement on DrexelNow.