Join LEAP’s Leadership Accelerator for Young African Women


  • LEAP Africa opens applications for its Leadership Accelerator Programme 2023, designed for high-potential young African women. The program offers online courses, physical boot camp, and a 6-month mentorship, focusing on issues that limit women’s professional growth. The application deadline is July 16, 2023.

LEAP Africa Leadership Accelerator Programme

LEAP Africa Leadership Institute has opened its doors to applications for the Leadership Accelerator Programme 2023, designed explicitly for high-potential young women across Africa. The programme aims to tackle the issues significantly limiting women in the workplace and hindering their professional growth. The deadline for applications is July 16, 2023.


Program LEAP Africa Leadership Accelerator Programme 2023
Applicant Criteria African women, aged 23 to 27 years, with 1-6 years of work experience
Program Components 3 Weeks Virtual Course, 1 Week Physical Bootcamp, 6 Months Intensive Mentorship
Application Deadline July 16, 2023
About LEAP Leadership Institute Center of excellence for youth leadership development in Africa

About the Leadership Accelerator Programme

The Leadership Accelerator Programme offers a unique blend of five short-paced online courses, totaling five hours of content. Spanning three weeks, these courses focus on the topical issues that are significant obstacles for women in their workplace.

Key components of the program include:

  1. A three-week virtual course, “Young Women Leaders,” a prerequisite course to the boot camp.
  2. A one-week physical boot camp for successful participants.
  3. Six months of intensive mentorship tailored to the participant’s mentorship needs.

LEAP Leadership Institute: A Brief Overview

LEAP Leadership Institute stands at the forefront of driving youth leadership development on the African continent. The institute acknowledges the significant barriers faced by young people in Africa, which limit their successful transitions in key areas such as education, employment, healthcare, social mobility, and active citizenship.

The institute is committed to providing holistic and evidence-based solutions to bridge the learning gaps between young people and their enablers, leveraging the power of digital disruption in learning to equip and scale youth leadership development interventions.

Who Can Apply?

The Leadership Accelerator Programme is open to African women who are driven and aged between 23 to 27 years old. Applicants should also have between one to six years of work experience.

Application Process

To apply for the programme, potential applicants must complete the application form before the July 16, 2023 deadline. Please note that late applications will not be considered.

The application can be accessed on the following link: Application Form

For further details about the programme, visit the LEAP Africa website: LEAP Africa – Leadership Accelerator Programme

In Conclusion

The Leadership Accelerator Programme presents a unique opportunity for driven young women across Africa. With a comprehensive approach that includes online courses, a physical boot camp, and intensive mentorship, it’s designed to overcome barriers and drive professional growth. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to transform your leadership trajectory. Apply now and leap into leadership.

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