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Alumni Spotlight

At the YPLS Africa, we provide alumni a life-long learning journey that allows them to make meaningful contribution towards changing the political narrative of their countries through our constant nurturing and support process.

Alumni Stories


Banica S. Elliot

Alumni Semester VI;  Liberia

”The Young Political Leadership School Africa exposed me; I was able to interact and network with influential young leaders and change makers around the world. It expanded my professional network, provided a clear sense of direction for me and has shifted my life in a positive manner”.


Mariam Alhassan

Alumni Semester V; Ghana

“I owe a lot to the organizers of the YPLS Africa program and all the amazing fellows that helped me during my campaign period. I appreciate the encouragement and support from the organizers of the Young Political Leadership School Africa”.

Featured Alumni


Satta Fatumata Sheriff

Human Rights Advocacy

A Liberian Human Rights Activist, Founder and Executive Director Action for Justice 

  • 100 Most Influential Young Africans: 2020


Alhassan Mariam

Political & Public Sector 

Founder of Marisky Empowerment Foundation and Member to the Gbumgbum Electoral area under the Nanton District, Ghana.

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Godbless Otubure

Political & Public Sector 

2019 Mandela Washington Fellow and the founder and President of ReadyToLeadAfrica.


Samuel James Kpartor

Wash Sector

Chief Executive officer of Entrepreneurship Doctor and the President of the Liberia Youth Wash Coalition.

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Wokie Dolo

Beauty Pageant 

Miss Liberia and Former Miss World Liberia 2017 and owner of La Queen Entertainment.


Christopher B. Jones


Tech Entrepreneur, Co-Founder, and Chief Technology Officer of Ezee Market Inc.


Titus B. Pakalah

Human Rights Advocacy

Titus is the lead campaigner for the march for justice, The social movement notable for the End rape protest in Liberia.


Philippe Plagbe

Human Rights Advocacy

Philipe is working in the field of human right, governance, and preservation of peace in Togo.

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