Summer is a great time to enroll in a course, start a degree or professional development program, or plan for the future. During Summer 2017, the University will offer hundreds of undergraduate and graduate courses, including. African Development Foundation (USADF) is a small but effective tool in the U.S. Government’s Foreign Assistance toolkit. USADF is on the frontier of development, working directly with Africans on the ground to. Information on department events. Events hosted by the Office of Leadership Development are open to all Temple University students. Click here for schedule. The Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) was initiated in 2011, to strengthen the African innovation ecosystem by rewarding and mobilizing for African innovators. IPA honours and encourages innovative achievements that.
Youth Leadership, Empowerment & Development. Building on the foundation for success developed during early childhood and the elementary and middle school years, DCYF's investments in youth ages 1. San Francisco's young adults are able to reach their educational, career, and personal life goals. The Youth Leadership, Empowerment, and Development (YLEAD) service area provides intentionality and coordination among DCYF’s existing Youth Workforce Development (YWD), Specialized Teen, Wellness Initiative, and Youth Empowerment Fund program areas, serving youth primarily in their teen years. As a core service area, YLEAD establishes holistic youth development strategies that include a range of specific opportunities that support San Francisco’s middle school, high school, and transitional- aged youths’ successful transitions into adulthood. YLEAD seeks to provide quality programs and services that meet youth where they are, and then support them to progress toward the next step in their development. This core service area seeks to support opportunities and outlets for youth to build their individual competencies, form positive self- and group identity, increase their capacity to make healthy decisions, develop self- sufficiency skills, establish healthy youth- adult relationships, make meaningful contributions to their communities, and succeed in reaching their educational, career, and personal goals.
Pro- Tip: Use the scroll bar on the right of the map to view information about the grantees in DCYF's YLEa. D portfolio. View YLEAD Grantee Map in a full screen map. Youth Workforce Development programs prepare young people for future educational and career success. For young people to thrive as adults, they need a strong academic foundation and the knowledge, skills, and abilities to be successful in the workplace. In addition to these benefits for young people, a citywide emphasis on youth workforce development helps ensure employers have a ready supply of local talent to meet industry demands, and the city economy ultimately benefits from growth of jobs, incomes, and businesses. Organizations and initiatives funded under the Youth Workforce Development focus area advance DCYF's objective to support youth work readiness, 2.
Youth Empowerment Fund. Through the Youth Empowerment Fund (YEF), DCYF brings youth leadership and voice in community change to the core of its funding strategies. By funding youth empowerment programs that give youth.
Specialized Teen programs can help young people navigate their way through adolescence and young adulthood. They can offer experiences that help youth acquire the skills that will promote their success in high school, college, the labor market, and life. They can teach and reinforce critical thinking, problem solving, and other soft skills; they can provide services to shore up weak academic skills and raise student aspirations; they can foster student confidence, a sense of self- efficacy, and a culture of learning; and they can offer supports to address personal and social issues commonly faced by teenagers, providing access to key resources, including peer support groups. DCYF supports both school year and summer programs, and plans to place particular emphasis on summer offerings in order to counter summer learning loss and ease middle school students' transition into high school. Through the Youth Empowerment Fund (YEF), DCYF brings youth leadership and voice in community change to the core of its funding strategies. By funding youth empowerment programs that give youth authentic power, the YEF challenges traditional youth development agencies and programs that see youth purely as receivers of services with little voice, input, and power in the decision- making process.
The YEF sees youth as central players in decision making, offering youth respect, leadership development opportunities, and real information about the way the world works. Through the YEF, youth from all over San Francisco have the opportunity to apply for funding toward their youth- led projects, as well as participate in grant making, program support, and evaluation. The mission of the San Francisco Wellness Initiative is to improve the health, well- being, and educational outcomes of San Francisco’s high school students by providing comprehensive, school based student health programming focused on prevention and early intervention in areas critical to student wellness. Wellness programs serve over 7,0. SFUSD high schools.
African Leadership Foundation - Board of Directors. Liz Berry Gips. Chair of the Board, African Leadership Foundation. Elizabeth Berry Gips has more than two decades of experience in the education sector. Currently, Liz is a consultant to The Master. Card Foundation's Education and Learning team. From 2. 01. 0- 2.
Liz served in leadership capacities at USAID. She served as USAID Coordinator of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). Prior, she served as Senior Education Advisor to USAID in South Africa, where she designed education programs to build teacher capacity, working in partnership with the South African government and the private sector. From 2. 00. 4- 2. Liz was the Executive Director and Program Director for Global Education Fund, a US non- profit which improves the lives of children living in poverty through community- based education programs.
Liz serves on several Boards and Advisory Councils, including Teach for All, World Learning and Global Education Fund. She received a BA from Williams College and an MBA from the Yale School of Management.
Chris Bradford. President, African Leadership Foundation; Founder and CEO, African Leadership Academy. Chris Bradford is the founding president of the Foundation and co- founder and CEO at African Leadership Academy. Chris previously worked in brand management with the Procter and Gamble Company, as a teaching fellow at Oundle School in the UK, and as a Consultant with the Boston Consulting Group. He has a BA summa cum laude from Yale University and an MBA and MA in education from Stanford University. Ed Brakeman. Managing Director, Bain Capital.
Ed Brakeman joined Bain Capital in 1. Beginning in 1. 99. Ed was a co- founder and co- head of Bain Capital's public equity investment business, Brookside Capital. He retired from his full- time responsibilities as a Managing Director in 2. Today, he continues to participate in several firm initiatives on a part- time basis.
He and his wife, Amy, are engaged in other education and youth development initiatives in Africa. Ed has an MBA from Stanford University and a BS from the University of California Berkeley.
Alex Cummings. Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, Coca- Cola Company. Alex Cummings joined the Coca- Cola Company in 1. Nigeria. Alex has served as the president of Coca Cola’s North and West Africa division as well as the president and COO of the Africa group, responsible for all operations in Africa.
Alex was born in Liberia and previously served on the Advisory Board of the African Presidential Archives and Research Center, the Corporate Council on Africa, the African- America Institute, and the Center for Global Development's Commission on US Policy Toward Low- Income Poorly Performing States. Alex holds a BS in finance and economics from Northern Illinois University and an MBA in finance from Atlanta University. Jon Cummings. Director, Mc. Kinsey & Company Jon Cummings is a Director at Mc.
Kinsey & Company and has been with the Firm since 1. Jon began his career in Chicago and was in South Africa from 1. Johannesburg Office and was the office manager for seven years. Jon currently is the leader of Mc. Kinsey’s Americas Packaged Goods practice and is based in New Jersey.
Prior to joining Mc. Kinsey, Jon received his BA from Yale University and an MS from the London School of Economics. Scott Eisner. President, US- Africa Business Center, US Chamber of Commerce. Scott Eisner is President of the U. S.- Africa Business Center at the U.
S. He is also an officer at the Chamber serving as vice president. Eisner represents the Chamber's interests in Africa through its U. S.- Africa Business Center (USAf. BC), the business community's leading advocacy group aimed at strengthening U.
S.- Africa trade relations. He directs the strategic activities of the USAf. BC as it engages with senior- level U. S. In addition, he heads the Chamber's U.
S.- South Africa Business Council and the U. S.- Cote d'Ivoire Business Council. Both models have been largely informed by his work in 2. Entrepreneur in Residence at the Acton Academy, a private elementary and middle school in Austin, TX that aims to move learners (teachers and students) from receivers of knowledge to self- seekers of knowledge.
Temp is the former Managing Director of Innovations for Learning, a Chicago- based nonprofit organization that develops innovative technology to improve early elementary education. He is also the Founder, former President and Chairman of Resources for Indispensable Schools and Educators, a national nonprofit organization working to connect second- stage teachers with schools in low- income communities where they will be more likely to succeed and remain in teaching. Temp serves on several for- profit and non- profit Boards, including TK Capital, LLC, U. S. For nearly two decades prior to joining Hewitt, she was head of school at Castilleja, one of the most highly regarded schools for girls in the United States.
Joan has also served on the NAIS Technology Task Force and was a director on the board of KIPP Bay Area Schools. Joan taught mathematics in public, private and parochial schools, has been a dorm master, administrator and served as director of the Advanced Studies Program at St.
Paul's School in New Hampshire. She was also elected to three consecutive terms on the only fiscally autonomous public school board in New Hampshire.
She co- founded and taught at Project Second Start in New Hampshire and has served as a director of the National Coalition of Girls Schools, St. Matthew's School in California, the Buckley School in NYC, and the Harvard University Alumni Association.
She currently serves on the boards of The Caedmon School and the TEAK Fellowship in NYC. Joan studied at Vassar College and Stanford Business School and received a B. S. Alan Main Former President, Bayer Medical Care. Alan Main has responsibility for the Bayer Health. Care (BHC) family of medical device companies that includes Bayer Diabetes Care and MEDRAD, Inc. He was appointed President, Bayer Medical Care; President, Bayer Diabetes Care; Executive Vice President, Bayer Health.
Care and to the BHC Executive Committee in July 2. He also chairs the BHC Marketing Excellence Council, a cross- . Alan is also on the Board of Adva. Med, a global trade group comprised of leaders of medical device companies.
Richard Okello. Co- Founder and CEO, Sango Capital. Richard Okello co- founded and manages Sango Capital, an institutional private equity business backed by leading global investors that takes a 3. African private equity. Sango invests in funds, direct transactions and bespoke vehicles structured alongside select private equity investors. Prior to Sango, Richard was a principal at Makena Capital Management, an $2.
Prior to Makena, Richard was a partner at Bridgewater Associates a $1. Richard was educated in Africa, UK, and US, receiving an MBA with Honors from Pace University, and a BA with Honors from Swarthmore College in three years.
Richard sits on several African fund advisory boards and African corporate boards as well as the boards of Human Horizons USA, and the African Leadership Foundation. Laura Waitz. Former Senior Managing Director and Global Head of Human Resources, Blackstone. Laura Waitz has more than three decades of human capital management experience. Most recently, she spent nine years as Senior Managing Director and Global Head of Human Resources for Blackstone, the world's largest independent alternative asset manager. She held responsibility for all aspects of the firm's human capital strategy, including recruiting, performance assessment, talent development, succession planning, employee relations, mobility, reward and retention.
Waitz's career has centered on human capital effectiveness in the financial services sector. Before joining Blackstone, she held leadership roles at Citi Alternative Investments as Managing Director & Global Head of Compensation. Waitz worked for Deutsche Bank where she served as Head of Compensation for the Americas Region as well as Global Compensation Manager for Private Equity and the Investment Bank. She has also held HR roles at Societe Generale and Paribas. Waitz holds a BS in Special Education from Penn State University, and serves as an Advisory Board member of Summus Global.
Angela Zaeh. International Growth Manager, Facebook. Angela Zaeh is working on spreading Facebook around the world. As International Growth Manager, she has been taking Facebook to new markets starting with Germany in 2. Poland, Russia and more recently Korea and Japan.
As a Product Manager, she is now focused on mobile and Facebook growth in emerging markets. Before Facebook, Angela spent time in Johannesburg with the African Leadership Academy founders to create the outreach and selection strategy, process and tools to selecte the first class of students.
Previously, she was a consultant at Boston Consulting Group working on projects in Germany, the US and Korea and spent time in Uganda and Tanzania working on price risk management for coffee farmers with the German Organization for Technical Cooperation (GTZ) and the World Bank. Angela holds a degree from Passau University in Germany and an MBA from Stanford University.