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                 Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated®
                  Upsilon Kappa Omega Chapter
          Fayetteville, Ft. Liberty, Pope Army Airfield, NC                                                                     


Youth Leadership Institute (YLI)



The Youth Leadership Institute (YLI) is a youth-led and highly interactive leadership development program designed to empower and engage youth, ages 11-13. YLI is a signature program initiative for Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® where youth will participate in monthly youth-led activities that focus on the leadership quality of self-awareness through the concept of growth mindset. 

The program will allow participants to develop leadership skills while collaborating with their peers and engaging in community service opportunities. The focus areas and activities will include:  

  • Foundations of leadership and success
  • Engagement in exploration, discovery and self-expression
  • Using the power of purpose to drive success.
  • Community service project
  • Environmental project
  • A final presentation


Engaging Workshops and Seminars: Our expert facilitators will guide you through hands-on sessions designed to enhance your leadership skills, foster team building, and improve decision-making capabilities.

Mentorship Opportunities: Connect with successful leaders from diverse sectors committed to guiding and supporting your leadership development journey.

Networking: Expand your horizons and build lasting relationships with fellow aspiring leaders from across the region.

Community Service Projects: Work on meaningful initiatives that address real-world issues, making a tangible difference in the lives of others.

Personal Growth Activities: Develop self-awareness, emotional intelligence, and effective communication techniques to amplify your leadership potential.

The Youth Leadership Institute welcomes individuals aged 11-13 who strongly desire personal growth, leadership development, and community engagement. This program will help you unlock your leadership abilities and make a lasting impact.

Imagine a squad of young movers and shakers excited to set the world ablaze with their passion for change. Meet the Youth Leadership Institute - the ultimate training ground for honing leadership chops, discovering inner superpowers, and embarking on personal growth. Get ready to unleash the superhero within and make an epic impact in your community!

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