Personal leadership: Defining and Achieving Success

The second seminar of YELP will focus on personal leadership and how to define success as a leader. The seminar will draw on examples of leaders in politics and business; how these leaders define success and intentionally work towards it.


30th June 2017, Friday

0600 HOURS Onwards Arrival of fellows from Rwanda and Kenya

Check in at 882 Terrace for breakfast and brief rest

1400 HOURS Lunch (for Rwanda, Kenya Fellows) with LéO Africa Staff

1800-2100 HOURS Welcome cocktail reception followed by conversation with David F.K Mpanga, Partner, Bowman’s at KAS Country Representative’s Residence, KAR Drive Kololo

1st July 2017, Saturday

06:00 – 0730 HOURS Departure to the Banana Village Eco Resort, Entebbe

Meeting Point: Game Shopping Mall Lugogo

07:30 – 08:00 Arrival and Check-in at Banana Village

0800 - 0900 HOURS Breakfast

0915 – 0945 HOURS Opening Session by Mathias Kamp, KAS Country Representative

0950 - 1050 HOURS Welcome Remarks from Awel Uwihanganye

Personal updates from everyone_

1100-1300 HOURS

Text based reading: Defining & Achieving Success


President Paul Kagame’s speech at the 2011 Young Achievers Award ceremony

Don't start your own business—unless you have this trait, Catherine Clifford

The Theory and Practice of Meles Zenawi, African Development: Dead Ends and New Beginnings

Moderator: Awel Uwihanganye Senior Director LéO Africa Institute

1330 HOURS Lunch

1445 – 1645 HOURS Workshop Financing for Projects and Ideas: Lessons on Effective Fundraising Strategies

Facilitator: Daniel Kaggwa, Board member LéO Africa Institute

Contributor: James Arinaitwe, Founder Teach4Uganda

Moderator: Annete Mbabazi Senior Faculty Member LéO Africa Institute

1700-1830 Trek from Banana Village to Lake Victoria Shore

1km walk along the shores of Lake Victoria

2000 HOURS BBQ over camp fire


2nd July 2017, Sunday

0730 – 0845 HOURS Breakfast

0900 – 1200 HOURS Managing Success & Confronting Challenges in Leadership Readings

The Trough, by Judy Brown

The Invitation, by Oriah Mountain Dreamer

Moderator: Awel Uwihanganye

1230 HOURS Lunch

1430 – 1600 HOURS Conversation with Solomon Benge, Entrepreneur & Founder, Fundi Bots

Life, work and achieving success: Lessons for young and emerging leaders

Moderator: Kwezi Tabaro, Deputy Director LéO Africa Institute

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1615 – 1715 HOURS Wrap-up session

Reflections from fellows on the experience and planning for next seminar

1730 HOURS Departure for Kampala

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