Tag Archives: social responsibility

Is it a Security Problem?

Voice of America published a great article regarding their opinion on the Congolese Security Sector earlier this week. Ben Afleck’s Eastern Congo Intiative called for reforms in the security sector due to a “lack of political will.” The DRC, which … Continue reading

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Leadership Education in Africa

Check out the incredibly interesting TED Talk below by Patrick Awuah, the founder of Ashesi University in Ghana. His talk focuses on creative, ethical leadership and its pivotal role in the development of the African continent. One particular quote stood … Continue reading

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Business and Social Responsibility

Businessweek today included an interesting article on the economic implications of recent U.S. regulations aiming to curb the mining of “conflict minerals” in the Congo. Rwandan officials, claiming that it will be exceedingly difficult for small-scale miners in their nation … Continue reading

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A look inside the LDP: Student Selection

An important auxiliary element of the LDP is the selection of participants. Obviously, this is of concern to all CLI supporters because it is the participants who will make good on CLI’s investment in the future of the Congo. The … Continue reading

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From a CLI supporter just returned from Africa

Kind words about CLI: “I just wanted to share with you how impressed I am with CLI. To be honest, I was a bit skeptical when you first described the program. I thought, ‘What do Westerners know about leadership in … Continue reading

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Giving Back to Africa

Giving Back to Africa is one of CLI’s closest partner organizations. They have successfully created a program to develop leaders among Kinshasa’s most promising university students and have offered sound guidance as CLI has grown in its own niche. Indeed, … Continue reading

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A look inside the LDP: Blind Team Builders

This activity is one of our scholars’ favorites! Basically, there are four people on a team. In one room, something has been constructed (in this case, out of newspaper, cardboard, and pens). Only one person on the team gets to … Continue reading

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A look inside the LDP: Socially- Responsible Leadership

This is the first post (of many) in which we’re going to take you “inside” the Leadership Development Program. Obviously, the LDP is at the core of what we do as an organization, and we’re proud of the innovative model … Continue reading

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