The President’s Young Professionals Program (PYPP) is one of Liberia’s most competitive programs for leadership in civil service. The PYPP 1) Creates career and professional growth opportunities for highly-qualified Liberian college graduates; 2) Facilitates the transfer of knowledge from senior government staff to the next generation of civil service leaders; and 3) Strengthens capacity of Liberia’s public sector and its youth by providing professional training, mentoring, and exposure for committed and qualified young Liberians.
Partners: Belinda Stronach Foundation, Daphne Foundation, Government of Liberia, Hess Foundation, Humanity United Foundation, Mailman Family, Nike Foundation, NoVo Foundation, Open Society Institute, Simonds Family, U.S. Agency for International Development
Focus Areas: Civil Society Strengthening, Capacity Building, Youth Empowerment, Youth Employment
Locations: Montserrado (Monrovia)