Nigeria Youth Futures Fund Launch

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Join us for an online panel discussion to officially kick off the new Nigeria Youth Futures Fund, created in partnership with LEAP Africa.

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Thank you for your interest in the Nigeria Youth Futures Fund Launch. Registration for this event has closed. Please join us on our YouTube page ( ) for a livestream of the event.

The $5 million fund, seeded by the MacArthur Foundation and Ford Foundation, will build on momentum in the region from the youth-led #ENDSARS movement. It will inspire, empower, and equip a new cadre of leaders with skills for personal, organizational, and community transformation. The discussion will center around the new Fund and what's next for the emerging group of youth leaders in Nigeria.


Ms. Sarah Egbo, Policy Support Lead, Gender Mobile Initiative

Mr. Dabesaki Mac-Ikemenjima, Program Officer, Office of Western Africa, Ford Foundation

Mr. Femi Taiwo, Executive Director, LEAP Africa


Dr. Kole Shettima, Co-Director, On Nigeria and Director, Nigeria Office, MacArthur Foundation

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