2023 Mandela Washington Fellows Heading to the United States 

Accra, Ghana – The U.S. Embassy is proud to announce the selection of thirty-two young Ghanaians for the 2023 Mandela Washington Fellowship (MWF) .  The group includes 18 women and 14 men selected among nearly 3,000 competitive applications from across Ghana.  This year’s Fellows will travel later this month for intensive professional development and leadership training in Washington, D.C. ... Read More»

Young Ghanaian Leaders Chosen for Leadership Development in the United States

Accra, Ghana – Thirty-two young Ghanaians have been selected as U.S. Department of State 2022 Mandela Washington Fellows.  The select group are leaders in their professions and communities and were recruited from a candidate pool of nearly 4,000 Ghanaian applicants through a rigorous, competitive process.  The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders is the flagship ... Read More»

Welcome Reception Held for 2018 Ghana Cohort of Mandela Washington Fellowship

On October 11, 2018, a welcome reception was held for the  Ghana cohort of the 2018 Mandela Washington Fellowship. Speaking at the reception, Chargé d’Affaires Christopher J. Lamora highlighted the value of creating space for talented, motivated individuals to gather, learn, share experiences, and help one another grow. He congratulated one of the fellows, Sena Nyame for ... Read More»

Mandela Washington Fellow Wins African of the Year Award

A 2016 Mandela Washington Fellow from Ghana has been named the 2017 Daily Trust African of the Year. Mutaru Mumuni Muqthar was recognized for his work in de-radicalization and re-integration of would-be extremists in the West African region. The award was presented to him by H.E Festus Mogae, former president of Botswana. Mutaru Mumuni Muqthar ... Read More»
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