We are Africa’s flagship Youth Leadership Program working to unlock youth leadership potential for a prosperous continent by identifying, recognizing, connecting and fostering cooperation among Africa’s vibrant and influential young leaders and their initiatives. YouLead is a joint initiative of MS Training Centre for Development Cooperation (MSTCDC) and the East African Community (EAC) in Arusha Tanzania. H.E Jakaya Kikwete, former President of Tanzania is YouLead Africa’s current Patron.

YouLead Summit is YouLead’s annual climax event and is now Africa’s largest and most diverse forum of young leaders, mentors, government policy makers, development partners, private sector, academia, media and civil society from all over Africa to craft responses to the continent’s rapidly growing youth population, their challenges and opportunities. Since 2017 YouLead Summit is convened annually by MS Training Centre for Development Cooperation (MSTCDC) and the East African Community (EAC) in Arusha Tanzania.

Since 2019, for a more sustainable engagement with youth beyond just an annual event, YouLead Summit has become YouLead Program and now YouLead Africa - One Young Africa aimed at crafting responses to challenges and opportunities facing Africa’s youth and working toward solutions for a prosperous continent.

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Word From Patron

(H.E Jakaya Kikwete former President of Tanzania)

YouLead Summit is YouLead’s annual climax event and is now Africa’s largest and most diverse forum of young leaders, mentors, government policy makers, development partners, private sector, academia, media and civil society from all over Africa to craft responses to the continent’s rapidly growing youth population, their challenges and opportunities. Since 2017 YouLead Summit is convened annually by MS Training Centre for Development Cooperation (MSTCDC) and the East African Community (EAC) in ArushaTanzania.

Since 2019, for a more sustainable engagement with youth beyond just an annual event, YouLead Summit has become YouLead Program and now YouLead Africa - One Young Africa aimed at crafting responses to challenges and opportunities facing Africa’s youth and working toward solutions for a prosperous continent.

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YouLead’s Vision

A One Young Africa where dreams are born and youth become Leaders

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YouLead’s Mission

Towards Solidarity, Voice, Participation, Access to Economic Opportunities and Decent work for African Youth

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YouLead’s values

Apolitical
Intentional gender mainstreaming
Intersectionality
Integrity

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