DISRUPTIVE

DEV

Noun. To significantly change the practice of development and achieve lasting structural impact.

Research

Higher Education Aspirations

Matching student interests with programs is challenge. Recent research suggests the importance of a match.

Events

Towards Greater Integration

The African Continental Free Trade Area sets ambitious goals for integration.

Original Series

Disruptive Dev Radio

Coming in January is the launch new original series as part of a new multimedia production initiative.

Global Learning & Impact Solutions

Leaders of Africa

Research & Learn

It begins with rigorous inquiry to assess need, explore best practices, and build knowledge

Create

It continues with designing programs, tech, and experiences with sustainable high-impact value

Engage

It involves powerful, creative, and inclusive local and global engagement and outreach

Impact

It persists with meaningful change that enhances equity, social justice, and leadership

Research IRL (“in real life”) is a platform for conducting research transparently while engaging the broader public. The approach relies on real-time participatory research alongside regular briefings about the status of the research.

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Analysis

Africa is a young continent with almost 60% of its population under the age of 25 years. However, many young people on the continent of Africa are unemployed or underemployment. This means that many young people settle for low wage and low productivity jobs, including in the informal sector.

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Analysis

Inquiry + Creativity for Equity, Justice, and Leadership

Agri-food systems

Women are increasingly becoming involved in agriculture sector professions. However, many organizations do not foster an environment that is welcoming, inclusive, and supportive of the advancement of women in agriculture.

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Scholars, Fellows, and Faculty

CREATE & ENGAGE

From creative original series to engaging live events and workshops, LoA is about creating to engage.

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Opportunities for Impact

Be a part of the Disruptive Dev Radio Initiative. Propose an original series and receive support to produce and share your idea.

Community

Continue the conversation and connect with likeminded changemakers on the Leaders of Africa Discord Server and download the Discord App.

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