MILEAD Fellows Program for Young African Women Leaders 2024

MILEAD Fellows Program for Young African Women Leaders 2024

Are you an exceptional young African female leader determined to make a difference? MILEAD Fellows Programme for Young African Women Leaders 2024

Join the 2024 MILEAD Fellows Program for Young African Women Leaders!

For over a decade, MILEAD Fellows have been catalysts for transformative change, breaking barriers, implementing life-changing initiatives, and challenging systems that discriminate against women and girls. Their program is crafted to identify, nurture, and elevate the next generation of African female leaders, equipping them with the skills and support needed to thrive in leadership roles across Africa.

The MILEAD Program offers fellows world-class knowledge, skills, values, and support systems crucial for success as 21st-century women leaders. The program will be granted to 25 outstanding young women who have demonstrated leadership potential in their community, organization, or profession.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. If you’re a passionate emerging African woman leader ready to create a positive impact, they want you to apply.
  2. They’re seeking dynamic young women aged 19-25 interested in honing transformational leadership skills to tackle issues facing women and girls in African communities.


  1. The program features a three-week residential Summer Institute in Ghana and a community change project.
  2. Selected candidates may be full-time students or professionals during the program, except during the 3-week summer institute.


  1. Complete application forms, along with a CV and two recommendation letters, must be submitted via email.
  2. Download the full 2024 Application Package (Application Pack |  Recommendation-Form)

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