Meet the 10 WEF Young Global Leaders from Africa

One hundred of the world’s most promising artists, business leaders, public servants, technologists and social entrepreneurs have been asked to join the World Economic Forum’s community of Young Global Leaders. Here are the ten (10) Africans who were nominated:

  1. Akim DaoudaGabon
  2. Anushka RatnayakeMali
  3. Fatoumata BaSenegal
  4. Iyinoluwa AboyejiNigeria
  5. Karabo MaruleSouth Africa
  6. Khaled IgueBenin
  7. Natalie Payida JabengweZimbabwe
  8. Samuel AlemayehuEthiopia
  9. Sebastien Kadio-MorokroCote d’Ivoire
  10. Unathi KamlanaSouth Africa

2018 YGL African Nominees


2018 YGL African Nominees


2018 YGL African NomineesThey are joining a community and five-year programme that will challenge them to think beyond their scope of expertise and be more impactful leaders. They were nominated because of their ground-breaking work, creative approaches to problems and ability to build bridges across cultures and between business, government and civil society.

See the full list here.

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