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Akili Dada


African Women Lead

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Akili Dada


African Women Lead

WE ENVISION A WORLD IN WHICH AFRICAN WOMEN LEADERS ARE ACTIVELY PARTICIPATING IN KEY DECISION-MAKING PROCESSES ACROSS SECTORS. 

 

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Our Mission


Akili Dada's mission is to nurture transformative leadership in girls and young women from underprivileged backgrounds to meet the urgent need for more African women in leadership.

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Our Mission


Akili Dada's mission is to nurture transformative leadership in girls and young women from underprivileged backgrounds to meet the urgent need for more African women in leadership.

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Explore Akili Dada


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Explore Akili Dada


Akili Dada is an award-winning leadership incubator investing in girls and young women from underprivileged backgrounds who have a passion for social change.  We take a holistic approach to leadership development, providing wrap around support, including financial support, mentorship, skills training, leadership development and platforms for girls and young women to share their stories, ideas, challenges and innovations.  

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Stories

The stories of young leaders are powerful and diverse. Read and share as we work to build a truer narrative around African women.

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Mentorship

Are you a professional woman working in Kenya?  Join our network of mentors and help us nurture emerging young African women leaders.

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Events

Join the Akili Dada sisterhood in a number of events, including leadership forums, mentoring sessions and workshops.

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Programs


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Programs


Young Changemakers

Young Changemakers creates opportunities for girls age 13-19 to develop as leaders in their schools and communities.  Dadas are provided the space and support to develop their personal leadership style, learn how to identify and address issues and areas of need in their communities. More

Innovation in Leadership

Innovation in Leadership works with young women ages 18 to 35, hosting leadership forums for young women community leaders and university students, job preparedness workshops for recent university graduates and incubating young women’s social change initiatives through our Fellowship Program. More