Africa Rising

IMAGINE A WORLD WITH 100 MANDELAS

CHARACTERISTICS OF MADIBA

Africa Rising in Partnership with the Mandela Institute for Humanity & American Express will proudly launch the 100 Mandela’s leadership programme….. a landmark merit-based leadership and social entrepreneurship programme marking the incredible contribution made to humanity by the late great President Nelson Mandela, by finding, educating, equipping and deploying 100 centennial leaders from the global Diaspora and Africa over the next 10 years beginning in 2022.

This new learning paradigm features a 21st Century leadership and digital ecosystem that will build highly productive, confident, and innovative African & Diaspora learners that will lead complex global economies through a first-of-its kind platform.

AFRICAN CULTURE LEARNING PLATFORM

TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP

FINANCIAL LITERACY PLATFORM

DIGITAL & INNOVATION LEADERSHIP

IMMERSIVE APPRENTICESHIPS & INTERNSHIPS

LEARNING & WORKFORCE OUTCOMES PLATFORM

AFRICAN CULTURE LEARNING PLATFORM

AFRICAN CULTURE LEARNING PLATFORM

PLATFORM EXPERIENCE

  • AFRICAN CULTURE LEARNING PLATFORM

    Learners will take an immersive journey through Nelson Mandela’s life, showing his key life events that made hime one of the greatest leaders in the world

  • TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP

    Learners will be inspired and nurtured to become servant and transformational leaders who will cultivate the next Mandela Centennial Leaders impacting the whole world

  • DIGITAL & INNOVATION LEADERSHIP

    Learners will participate in emerging Design Thinking and next generation technology workshop that will prepare them to lead a Centennial Digital Economy as Millennials

  • APPRENTICESHIPS & INTERNSHIPS

    Learners will participate in side-by-side emerging workforce education in entrepreneurship, business, industry, & politics

  • LEARNING & WORKFORCE OUTCOMES PLATFORM

    A comprehensive intelligence and analytics platform that track real-time learning and workforce outcomes

  • CONTINUOUS LIFELONG LEARNING PLATFORM

    A socially engaged learning ecosystem that enables African & Diaspora Learners to continuously upskill themselves while inspiring & recruiting other African Learners across the globe

THE NEED FOR 21ST CENTURY LEADERSHIP

Leading in this volatile, globalized, hyper- connected age requires a high degree of servant and empathy leadership skills
Manual labor and routine competencies are being aggressively automated, requiring Mandela Centennial Leaders to close the digital gap
The shift from industrial to digital economies is requiring new skillsets and deeper understanding of innovation in business and technology
Innovative strategies for social transformation are required to tackle Africa’s widespread challenges such as unemployment, Aids/HIV, water & energy

THE CASE FOR CHANGE

Africa must create $1B jobs by 2050 to handle its vast demographic boom

Young people in Africa make up nearly 40% percent of today’s working-age population, yet 60 percent are unemployed

Africa faces a severe shortage of highlyskilled African talent

The current wealth & economic equity configuration is not sustainable for long term growth or prosperity

VALUE PROPOSITION

You will help develop this next generation of highly skilled Mandela Centennial Leaders who will lead breakthrough global economies solve next generation complex challenges through Nelson Mandela’s leadership blueprint

GLOBAL IMPACT LEADERSHIP

With these emerging skills, our Mandela Centennial Leaders will accelerate the global economic performance, competitive innovation, and unleash a new kind of servant leadership that will deliver extraordinary results for companies all around the world

NEW GLOBAL TALENT POOL

African companies and other global organizations & startups will be able to tap into a massive pool of global Centennial Leaders who will have a deep vibrant view of delivering innovative business models, digital transformation across industries, emerging technologies, and disruptive ideas that inspire new economic landscapes

LEADERSHIP TEAM

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Africa Rising
NDABA MANDELA
Founder

Africa Rising

Eric Lerner2
Lawyer
Eric Lerner
Lawyer
ROSLYN PARKER
Affinity Travel Group Travel To Do Good
ROSLYN PARKER
CEO

Affinity Travel Group
Travel To Do Good

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Africa’s Talking
TEDDY WARRIA
Partner

Africa’s Talking

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World Youth Foundation
KAREN FRANKLIN
Special Projects Coordinator

City of Houston
CEO & Founder
World Youth Foundation

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Educurious
VICKI PHILLIPS
CEO

Educurious

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Executive Leadership Consultant
RHODA PITCHER
Executive Leadership Consultant
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World Youth Foundation
TRICE JOHNSON
Architect Office of the CTO

Microsoft
Vice President
World Youth Foundation

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Empact Labs
CHRISTOPHER PITCHER
CEO

Empact Labs

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Lanham-Love Attorneys
KIMMONA KANNIGAN
Partner

Lanham-Love Attorneys

Caroline Pugh2
Caroline Pugh