Nineteen Batswana Mandela Washington Fellows Depart for United States

Nineteen outstanding Botswana youth will depart early next week for the United States to participate in the 2019 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders.

The Mandela Washington Fellowship is one of the U.S. Department of State’s premiere exchange programs and empowers young people through academic coursework, leadership training, and networking. Botswana’s 19 Fellows hail from across the country and have a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences.

During this program, all Fellows will hone their skills at a U.S. higher education institution for six weeks, then participate in a three-day Summit experience in Washington, D.C. with leaders from the public and private sectors. 

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