A membership filled with opportunities, networking and more benefits

Become a member

This is an excellent opportunity to join a thriving organisation/social enterprise and help secure its future and be partner of our organization managing your own project. We operate as a non-government organization with a goal of nurturing, providing mentorship and training to aspiring young politicians or political leaders, student leaders, social movement activists, aspiring young entrepreneurs or young entrepreneurs and facilitating the development of the next generation of leadership at all levels.

We have high hopes for the future, and we are looking to bring on board new team members to help our organization grow.

General Eligibility:

  • Should be between the ages of 18-40 years
  • Should be a student in a tertiary institution OR have completed post-secondary education OR
  • Should be a professional, entrepreneur OR a leader (business, political, activist, etc) or passionate about leadership
  • Ability to pay relevant member level fee yearly
  • CEO’s, Serial Entrepreneurs and/or Founders (optional) OR
  • Intention to set up a business
  • Must be ambitious
  • And has made a valid application

Start-up Member

For young entrepreneurs already having entrepreneurial businesses.

Benefits as a Start-up Member

  • Certification of membership
  • Access to an experienced Mentor
  • YPLN Business Directory
  • Start-up Website Shared Hosting
  • 15% Discount on all paid events of YPLN internationally including Young African Leaders Summit
  • Benefit from our Leadership training workshops/webinars
  • Eligible to participate in our Future Leaders Fellowship Programme at a reduced rate & Kickstart Entrepreneurship Challenge
  • Participation at dialogues/summit/forums on discounts
  • Discounts on YPLN Training Events
  • Members of YPLN will be eligible to attend our high-profile international events including our Young African Leaders Summit & Young African Entrepreneurs Forum
  • Business Growth
  • Newsletter and updates

For just $40 /yr

Associate Member

For those individuals qualifying by professional qualifications, experience or interest in Leadership & Entrepreneurship or student OR individuals promoting entrepreneurship in society or academia.

Benefits as a Start-up Member

  • YPLN Associate Member Directory
  • Benefit from our Mentorship programmes on a peer group format both home and/or abroad
  • 10% Discount on all paid events of YPLN internationally including Young African Leaders Summit
  • Attend all YPLN’s yearly local event at a good rate
  • Benefit from our Leadership training workshops/webinars
  • Eligible to participate in our Future Leaders Fellowship Programme at a reduced rate
  • Eligible to become an Associate Member Project Assistant
  • Associate Member with business or entrepreneurial idea will be eligible to apply for our Kickstart Entrepreneurial Challenge
  • Members of YPLN will be eligible to attend our high-profile World Congress for Young Politicians & Leaders 2022 and Asia-Africa Young Leaders Summit
  • Business Networking Breakfast Meetings once every four months
  • Managing your own workload & schedule but meeting deadlines and timelines (for Associate Member Project Assistants)
  • Opportunity to become a Project Head
  • Gain valuable practical experience in project management and valuable working experience
  • Eligible to be elected to serve a 1-year term on the Executive Council
  • Automatic member of the African Youth General Assembly (AU Model)
  • Membership card or membership certificates
  • Regular updates from YPLN
  • Newsletter and updates 

For just $25/ yr

Fellow Member

For those wishing to partner YPLN in delivering and accomplishing its mission and delivering entrepreneurial and leadership support services to local members/entrepreneurs and enabling local participation in the activities of the organization whiles running your individual community impactful project supported by YPLN.

ELIGIBILTY:

Must have successfully completed FUTURE LEADERS FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME and been inducted at our official ceremony as a Fellow. (A graduation ceremony will be performed each year)

Benefits as a Start-up Member

  • YPLN Fellow Members Directory
  • Fellow members will participate in conferences, workshops, bootcamps, leadership and entrepreneurial summits in Malaysia, Singapore, Dubai, USA, UK, Germany and other countries which will be partially or in some cases fully supported by our international partners in those countries and YPLN
  • Benefit from our Mentorship programmes
  • Benefit from our travel and tour initiatives
  • Benefit from our facilitation programmes
  • High level networking and mentorship both home and abroad
  • 20% Discounts and exclusive access to all our international annual programmes including Young African Leaders Summit
  • Certificate & Transcript issued after completion of our Future Leaders Fellowship Programme
  • Graduation and induction ceremony performed for all successful candidates
  • Business Networking Breakfast Meetings once every four months
  • Become Fellow Member Project Officer after successful completion
  • All other benefits enjoyed by Associate Member
  • Fellowship certificate
  • Opportunity to speak at YPLN Forums and Training Events
  • Mentor Associate Members

For just $35 /yr