YUVA Academy begins 6th Cohort of Entrepreneurship and Leadership Programmes with 42 Participants

Today, the YUVA Academy launched the first session of its sixth cohort for The Entrepreneurial Mindset (TEM) and Leadership for Social Change (LSC) programmes with 42 aspiring entrepreneurs and leaders.

Mr Kris Padayachy, the trainer for the entrepreneurship programme, started this first session with a brief introduction of himself and then of the missions and visions of YUVA and the YUVA Academy. He then gave the opportunity to each participant to introduce themselves and express their reasons behind attending the entrepreneurship programme. This allowed the participants to get to know and be at ease to communicate and interact with each other.

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Scholarship: Ashinaga Africa Initiative Registration 2020

The Ashinaga Africa Initiative is a fully funded academic leadership programme that aims to provide high potential orphaned students from across Sub Saharan Africa with access to higher education in Japan, the U.S.A. and Europe.

Our vision is that after graduating from university abroad, our scholars will return to Mauritius to become leaders and empower others.  

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Cohort 5 of YUVA’s Leadership Programme joined by 18 Aspiring Leaders

The cohort 5 of the Certificate in Leadership for Social Change programme started on Saturday, 6 July 2019. The YUVA Academy’s School of Leadership and Development welcomed 18 aspiring leaders, including NGO representatives from various parts of the island. The Certificate in Leadership for Social Change programme is delivered by YUVA Executive Director, Krishna Athal.

This course teaches you critical concepts to help you better understand, operate, and thrive in leadership roles. We challenge you to apply learning using a realistic simulation, based on real-world leadership experiences. We aim to develop your leadership knowledge to become an effective leader in order to foster social change through leadership development. Using interactive activities, including reflexive journals, you develop your own understandings of what constitutes good leadership and how to apply this knowledge in real-life situations.

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YUVA Academy’s Leadership for Social Change Programme: April 2019 Cohort

The third cohort of the Leadership for Social Change (LSC) programme started on 7 April 2019. It is a four-session training conducted over a period of one month and trainers of the YUVA Academy deliver the programme. The purpose of the LSC programme is to inspire young leaders to develop their own understandings of what constitutes good leadership and how to apply this knowledge in real life situations.

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YUVA Academy: Cohort 1 (2019) of Certificate in Leadership for Social Change

This year’s leadership program, delivered by the YUVA Academy, has started this month.

Using interactive activities including reflexive journals, aspiring young leaders develop their own understandings of what constitutes good leadership and how to apply this knowledge in real life situations.

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Adila Budullah on “Storytelling for social workers, leaders and entrepreneurs” at YALES 2018

At the YUVA Annual Leadership & Entrepreneurship Summit 2018, Adila Budullah talked on “Storytelling for social workers, leaders and entrepreneurs”.

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