Founded in 2018
Leaders of Africa Institute
Encouraging Advocacy for the Good and Knowledge Production on the African Continent
The Institute provides in-person and distance learning opportunities for students, practitioners, and academics based on the African continent. The course offerings include virtual classroom courses that maximize engagement and self-paced online courses with and without feedback from qualified professors. In addition to courses, professors with the Institute advise and guide students through research and professional mentorship. There is also a virtual symposium series open to everyone.
Fellows and Scholars meet often with their professors in course meetings and one-on-one. You can always reach your professors via text message at any time. From relationships comes in-depth collaborations.
Our Fellows and Scholars
Our flagship program that covers advanced quantitative and qualitative methods in all research fields.
Communication for development is a burgeoning field with podcasts and video outputs amplifying the voices of the underrepresented.
The program covers advanced policy analysis (all forms) and monitoring and evaluation techniques.
Our program covers advanced management techniques and tools for non-profit organizations in the international development space.
Afro-centric Start Up
Our program covers everything from startup basics to advanced management and fundraising approaches with specific reference to the African context.
We discuss political and social science themes and construct impactful research that enhances political leadership.
The Research Methods Program is the flagship program of the Leaders of Africa Institute. It is program characterized by personalized mentorship, rigor and advanced methodological skills, and a supportive Pan-African research community. The program is open to all fields and is in a live virtual format accessible anywhere. We invite you to learn about the program and our Scholars and consider whether this just might be the opportunity to further your research career and answer the call to address some of most pressing political, economic, social, and developmental questions. Remember to apply by the deadline of April 30, 2021 (Extended to May 2nd).