An Impactful & Transformative Education
LoAI is a special place to upskill, engage in Pan-African networking, build personal and collaborative relationships with professors, and amplify your voice in international development.
LoAI Scholars & Fellows
The Leaders of Africa Institute pursues a wholistic approach that spans inquiry and research to the creation of impactful evidence-based projects. Unlike normal degree programs that rely heavily on lectures, exams, and memorization, LoAI relies on impact education that is portfolio-building, creative-shaping, and life-changing.
Impact Scholarships & Funding
Through the LoAI Impact Scholarship Program, all accepted Scholars and Fellows receive nearly full funding to participate in programs and in some cases grants are awarded for outstanding projects that emerge from the program.
Research, Media, and Tech Support & Visibility
Scholars and Fellows at the LoAI have access to Leaders of Africa’s Research & Innovation Lab, Media Lab, and Activist Tech Lab to support research and impact projects shaped at the Institute.
Eric Yakum's Study on Age
In 2021, Eric began a study on the social safety net for retired-aged people in Ghana. The study seeks to understand how accessible quality healthcare has become in the country and ways to improve it. As part of the Research Methods Program, Eric condition focus group discussions.
Portfolio and Promotion
LoAI provides Scholars & Fellows the substantive, technical tools, and platform to build their personal brand and amplify their voice in international development
Research & Innovation Lab Support
The Lab facilitates Scholars & Fellows with advanced, country and continent-wide research. Whether it is fielding a survey to conducting diverse focus groups, as well as the technical tools for data collection and analysis.
Media Lab Support
The Leaders of Africa Media Lab provides Scholars & Fellows with the professional tools and platform to make your research, results, and projects achieve international recognition.
Tech Lab Support
The Leaders of Africa Tech Lab provides Scholars & Fellows with a team to help develop bespoke tech platforms to solve international problems. Make your ideas come to life.