There is a widespread recognition that leadership skills are crucial for individual and organizational success, wealth creation and nation-building. As a result, over the past 40years, numerous leadership institutes and centers have emerged to support entrepreneurs and managers in the private sector as well as young people at different spheres of development.
Leadership, Effectiveness, Accountability & Professionalism (LEAP) Africa was founded in 2002 fill this important gap in Africa. Nearly two decades since it was founded, LEAP has maintained its commitment to addressing the crisis of leadership in Africa by facilitating values-driven leadership programmes for personal, organizational and community transformation. LEAP’s work has been built on the premise that Africa’s transformation rests on young dynamic, innovative, ethical leaders and entrepreneurs. Young people’s creativity and energy should be harnessed for creating positive and lasting change.