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Young African leaders at Notre Dame

by Margaret Fosmoe
Publication: South Bend Tribune

July 21, 2014


The following is an excerpt from a South Bend Tribune article that features the YALI program that was held at the Mendoza College of Business where African leaders from 17 countries took classes on business and entrepreneurship. To read the entire article visit: Young African leaders at Notre Dame


On her first visit to the United States, Enitan Kuku is hard at work planning how to launch a global business back home in Nigeria.

Kuku, 26, is among 25 young adults from 17 African nations who are spending the summer living and studying at the University of Notre Dame. It's a six-week program focusing on business and entrepreneurship, part of the federal government's Young African Leaders Initiative.

Participants take classes taught by Notre Dame business faculty, visit businesses and nonprofits in the community, and participate in community service work.