A 2-year leadership program that recruits and prepares high-performing Liberian college graduates for a future in public service
To establish a meritocratic pathway to civil service for promising Liberian youth, and increase public sector capacity for efficient service delivery and overall good governance
This cost-effective and replicable fellowship program recruits young professionals through a rigorous and transparent process. Selected individuals are placed in key government roles, paired with mentors and have the opportunity to participate in a monthly professional training program.
GDI provides strategic, operational, and fiduciary support as PYPP transitions from a program managed by a US-based NGO to an independent Liberian entity in a public-private partnership with the Government of Liberia. GDI is also incubating Emerging Public Leaders, which will expand the PYPP model throughout Africa.