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Bolsa Umholi we Africa

A Bolsa Umholi we Africa (UwA), iniciada pela African Leadership Academy (ALA), é uma bolsa transformadora de dois anos projetada para cultivar a próxima geração de líderes seniores africanos na governação e no serviço público.

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Nossa Visão

Na UwA, imaginamos um continente onde jovens africanos são capacitados a participar ativamente na formação do futuro da governação e das políticas públicas. Através de mentoria, aprendizado experiencial e engajamento significativo com líderes seniores, nosso objetivo é criar uma força de trabalho pública diversa, competente e inclusiva que reflita o dinamismo e o potencial da juventude africana.

Visão Geral do Programa

A Bolsa UwA coloca jovens africanos de alto potencial em funções de Conselheiros Especiais dentro de gabinetes ministeriais e organizações intergovernamentais. Estas posições oferecem oportunidades inigualáveis para os bolseiros contribuírem na formulação de políticas, ganharem experiência prática em governação e expandirem as suas redes profissionais.

Nossa Teoria da Mudança

Acreditamos que, ao proporcionar aos jovens africanos uma comunidade de apoio, caminhos claros para engajamento na formulação de políticas e oportunidades de crescimento pessoal e profissional, podemos inspirá-los a seguir carreiras na política e no setor público. Através de sua liderança e inovação, eles impulsionarão mudanças positivas e contribuirão para construir uma África mais próspera e equitativa.

Como Participar

01

Recomende um Bolseiro

Governos podem recomendar um bolseiro Umholi we Africa em seus gabinetes ministeriais ou organizações intergovernamentais. Ao proporcionar uma plataforma para que jovens líderes contribuam na formulação e implementação de políticas, os governos podem se beneficiar de perspectivas e expertise diversas, enquanto oferecem aos bolseiros uma experiência prática inestimável em governação.

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Mentoria e Suporte

Oficiais governamentais seniores podem atuar como mentores e defensores dos bolseiros Umholi we Africa durante seu período de colocação profissional. Ao oferecer orientação, suporte e acesso a redes, os mentores podem ajudar os bolseiros a navegar nas complexidades do serviço público e maximizar o seu impacto.

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Promova Oportunidades de Bolsa

Governos podem ajudar a promover oportunidades de bolsa dentro de suas redes e comunidades. Ao aumentar a conscientização sobre a Bolsa Umholi we Africa e incentivar candidatos qualificados a se inscreverem, os governos podem contribuir para construir uma linha de talentos de jovens líderes apaixonados por governação e serviço público.

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Engajamento de Longo Prazo

Além do período de bolsa, os governos podem continuar a colaborar com os ex-alunos da Bolsa Umholi we Africa. Ao oferecer oportunidades de colaboração contínua, treinamento e avanço na carreira, os governos podem nutrir uma rede de jovens líderes comprometidos em impulsionar mudanças positivas em seus países e em todo o continente.

Conheça os bolseiros

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John Sankara

Kenya

John is an 2009 ALA alumni from Kenya. He currently serves as the Chief of Staff to ALA alumni, Senator Eddy Oketch in Migori County, Kenya. He holds an M.A. in Global Thought (Impact Finance) from Columbia University and an Economics Degree from Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minnesota. John is a Kofi Annan Scholar and was a 2013 Chuck Green Fellow.

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Idris Ibrahim

USA

Idris is a Mastercard Foundation alumna from Kenya. He holds a Master's Degree in Journalism from the University of California, Berkeley. He currently serves as an Advisor to the AU Youth Envoy. Previously, he I produced and reported on current affairs and news pieces for CNN International. He has also worked for Deutsche Welle (DW) as a Junior Correspondent for East Africa.

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Utani Chris-Junior Hikuam

Namibia

Utani is a 2015 ALA alumni from Namibia. He currently serves as a Special Advisor for the AU Youth Envoy. Utani holds a Bachelor of Economics Degree from the University of Namibia. He has worked as a Communications and Public Relations Intern at the United Nations in Namibia, a Gender and Youth Coordinator at the Solidaridad Network, a Procurement Specialist, and a Consultant.

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Yesubet Dereje

Ethiopia

Yesubet is a 2011 ALA alumni from Ethiopia. He currently serves as a special advisor to the African Union Youth Envoy in the Chairperson's Cabinet. He is a Biomedical Engineering graduate from the University of Rochester. Yesubet worked at National Institute of health (NIH), researching on oxygen imaging probe to treat cancer. He also worked at Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) as a technical advisor of Biomedical Equipment Management in Ethiopia.

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Aicha Fall

Senegal

Aicha is a 2016 ALA alumni from Senegal. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a minor in International Relations from Ashoka University, a Liberal Arts college in India. She has worked for various organisations such as #FixPolitics, Impact Hub Dakar, and Suguba.

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Leonor Fall

Senegal

Leonor is a 2009 ALA alumni from Senegal. She is an incoming advisor to the AU Special Envoy for Women, Peace & Security, Madame Bineta Diop. graduated with a degree in Agricultural Sciences and natural resources management from EARTH University. She has also worked as Head of Innovation and Impact department with Kossam Société de Development de l’Elevage, a subsidiary of la Laiterie Du Berger. In 2022, Leonor became a Mandela Washington Fellow.

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Arlette Akingeneye

RWANDA

Arlette Akingeneye is a Mastercard Foundation alumna from Rwanda with a Bachelor of Arts and Science in Health Policy from Quest University Canada. She is an incoming advisor to the Director of the Women, Gender, Development and Youth Directorate at the African Union. Previously, Arlette worked as a Program Assistant for the Nutrition Program at the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) and a Research Assistant at the Rwanda Ministry of Health.

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Gabriella Stadhauer

Namibia

Gabriella is a 2014 ALA alumni from Namibia. She isthe Special Aide to the Whippery of PDM in Namibia. Gabriella has worked for companies such as Vuttomi Liquids, the Center for Analytics and Behavioural Change, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Namibia, and the Programme for Young Politicians in Africa. Gabriella is completing a Bachelor's in Political Science from the University of Namibia.