Current Fellows

The Fellowships offer the opportunity to work in the executive offices of either the African Development Bank (Abidjan), the UN Economic Commission for Africa (Addis Ababa) or the International Trade Centre (Geneva).

Find out more about the current Fellows below.

Fatou Wurie, AfDB

Fatou is a social justice and public policy practitioner, with over ten years’ national and international interdisciplinary experience in leading programmes at the nexus of innovation, women’s rights and strategic change initiatives.

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Gaokgakala Sobatha, ECA

Gaokgakala is an urban governance and development specialist with fifteen years’ experience in the public sector. Her areas of expertise include urban and regional development planning and coordination, social development, environment and climate change. 

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Richard Adu-Gyamfi, ITC

Richard is an expert in entrepreneurship and intra-African trade. He is a co-author of the AfroChampions ‘AfCFTA Year Zero Report’, which highlights the commitment and implementation readiness of African countries towards the African Continental Free Trade Area. 

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