Over the weekend of March 17-18, 2012, leaders from 13 African countries arrived in London to take part in the pilot Program for African Leadership (PfAL). The 18 participants hailed from Botswana, Cameroon, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Nigeria, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Uganda and Zimbabwe.

The inaugural PfAL cohort demonstrated a wide range of experience covering the public and private sectors, civil society and the media. Professional titles included: Chief Executive Officer, Program Officer, Executive Editor, Secretary General, Executive Director, Social Entrepreneur, Group Coordinator, Managing Partner, Program/Project Manager, Procurement Officer, Team Leader, Chief Administrative Officer, Minister of Religion, Teacher/Educator and Director of Partnerships. Continue reading