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Do you envision yourself at the forefront of economic transformation, breaking barriers and becoming the next generation of leadership in Africa? EMERGE is calling you.


EMERGE, by TheBoardroom Africa, is a premier leadership development programme aiming to shape Africa's future by transforming the leadership pathways of ambitious 25-35 year olds. Gain exclusive skills and insights to lead transformational change. And embrace resilience, growth, and excellence.

EMERGE elevates your leadership journey with a holistic approach to training, mentorship, and access to a vast network of executives. Through our comprehensive curriculum including the Growth Experience Programme, you will be empowered with tools to lead inclusive, innovative, and impactful organisations across Africa.

Key Features

Your journey begins with our flagship Growth Experience Programme, a comprehensive 6-month training comprising carefully crafted modules addressing the nuances of contemporary leadership. These include making the transition to leadership and management positions, understanding the crucial elements of value-based leadership, learning to embrace and handle conflict, as well as navigating the complexities of politics and power within organisations. The training prepares you to leverage your capacity to influence your organisation and career positively.


Transformative Group Coaching

Unlock your leadership potential through transformative group coaching sessions. Explore your personality's impact on your leadership style and decision-making; ensuring alignment with organisational values while pursuing your goals. In this supportive environment, you'll elevate your self-awareness, tackle challenges, and foster success.


Engaging Workshops

Engage in workshops and masterclasses focused on Organisational Diversity, Governance, and ESG principles. From addressing unconscious bias to enhancing your professional profile, our workshops equip you for holistic professional growth and ethical leadership.



6 virtual monthly mentorship sessions designed to align with your aspirations and leadership needs, fostering meaningful connections with mentors who are senior executives.


Virtual Community

Central to EMERGE is its vibrant virtual community that transcends traditional networking, fostering deep connections and skill enhancement.

The Opportunity

A 6-month launchpad to transformative leadership. The programme starts 27 June.

Register for EMERGE to be part of an inaugural cohort of 50 leaders shaping Africa's future. This programme offers a unique blend of mentorship, expert-led masterclasses, and a platform that fosters community. Whether you're starting out or looking to elevate your leadership, EMERGE equips you with the skills, network, and insights to excel.

Application Process

Step 1

Apply through the application link

Step 2

Receive feedback within two weeks

Step 3

Successful applicants will be issued an Onboarding Pack

Step 4

Programme start - 27 June 2024

Programme Experts

Rosalind Kainyah

Managing Director, Kina Advisory

Rachel Nyaradzo Adams

Founder, Narachi Leadership

Majorie Ngwenya

Leadership Coach, Non-Executive Director and Author

Lanre Fisher

Senior Advisor, Search

Marcia Ashong-Sam

Founder and CEO, TheBoardroom Africa

Khurshed Moakes

COO, TheBoardroom Africa

Akinyi Ochieng

Senior Associate Director, Social Impact at APCO Worldwide

Be bold

Make Your Mark. Apply Today.





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