Carrington Fellows

We are an empowered network of young people

driving high-impact engagements across sectors in Nigeria and globally.

Our vision

"A Nigeria that works for its young populace."

2nd Annual Walter Carrington Symposium

Date: Thursday, December 15, 2022

About the Carrington Fellowship Network

The Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative, CYFI, is a dynamic youth-based initiative launched in 2011 by the U.S. Consulate General, Lagos. CYFI brings together Nigerian youth of exceptional vision, skills, and experience to design and implement projects that are having a positive impact on Nigerian society. The inspiration for CYFI was former Ambassador Walter Carrington; a champion of civil liberties, democracy, and closer ties between the U.S. and Nigeria. CYFI fellows are committed to putting the ideals of Walter Carrington into practice.

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Carrington Leadership Lab
The Carrington Leadership Lab is a learning and knowledge sharing platform for young Nigerians to create and maximise opportunities.
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Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative
The CYFI program is an early to mid-career development program for Nigerian-based young professionals across sectors.
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PVC Drive Campaign
The Permanent Voters’ Card Drive (#PVCdrive) Campaign aims to promote the participation of young people in the electoral process, especially in the coming national election in Nigeria.
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Walter Carrington Symposium
The Ambassador Walter Carrington Annual Symposium brings members of the CYFI network, young Nigerians, and key stakeholders across Nigeria together to discuss one of the ideals of Ambassador Walter Carrington: accessible health, inclusive education, civil liberties, sustainable environment, and economic empowerment.
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The hands-on training that I got in CYFI translated all the abstract knowledge I had gained about various topics into practical, real-life experiences.

Prisca Chika,

Fellow

Communications Manager, YEDI Naija
I joined the Carrington Fellowship at a critical point in my life and I would not be able to tell the story of my life without mentioning the Carrington Fellowship Program. CYFI validated my passion.

Tunji Ajani,

Fellow

Programs Management Consultant, ANDE, Washington DC.
The Carrington Fellowship was the first opportunity I had. It became the foundation structure through which I have accessed many other opportunities.

Chibuike Emmanuel,

Fellow

Co-founder, AgServer
Carrington Fellowship was a goldmine for me; it was the beginning of everything good that made an impact in my life.

Best Okoduwa,

Fellow

Award-Winning Filmmaker
Communities are key for professional development. It is important that you belong to, understand, and leverage communities. Carrington Fellowship is a great Community to be part of.

Raquel Daniel,

Fellow

Founder, Beyond the Classroom Foundation.
CYFI prepared me for all the roles I have taken since completing my fellowship year in 2019. CYFI was the megaphone that announced my career.

Hammed Kayode Alabi,

Fellow

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