The Obama Foundation is searching for African leaders in the public and private sectors who have the desire to advance the common good of society throughout the continent. Potential applicants must have demonstrated or attained success within their given fields and/or must show potential of success within the early stages of their career. Applicants must be citizens of an African country, fluent in English, between the ages of 24- 40 years old and have the ability and inclination to positively transform the future of Africa.

Applicants who meet these requirements will be invited to attend the inaugural Leaders Africa Program which will take place from July 14 through July 18 in Johannesburg, South Africa.  Candidates will also participate in online activities hosted by the Foundation throughout the year. The Obama Foundation will cover all expenses related to the travel, lodging, and meals for the stay in South Africa.

If you interested in applying for this amazing opportunity, you have until March 25th at 6pm EST. Applicants will be notified by email on rolling basis beginning April 27thClick here to apply