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Yale in Africa

In conjunction with Yale President Peter Salovey's trip to Africa March 10-16, here is a look at just some of the programs and collaborations that are part of the Yale Africa Initiative, that highlight Yale's ongoing commitment to building strong partnerships across Africa.

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Yale Africa Initiative

An ongoing effort by Yale University to prioritize and expand its commitment to Africa, YAI promotes African research, arts and scholarship at Yale and in Africa, strengthens Yale’s relationships with African institutions, increases career opportunities for Yale students across Africa, and attracts the best and the brightest African students to Yale.

Leadership Forum for Strategic Impact

With the generous support of La Fundación Mujeres por África (the Women for Africa Foundation) and Banco Santander, Yale is working to enhance the knowledge and skills of senior African women leaders and to build a network of peers and thought leaders across the continent.

Yale Young African Scholars Program

An intensive academic and enrichment program designed for African secondary school students planning to pursue tertiary education and who wish to make meaningful impact as young leaders on the continent.