Howard University was selected as one of the host sites for the YALI Mandela Fellow Program for the third straight year. The Walters Center has served as a partner in the program since its inception. During the summer of 2016, Dr. Elsie Scott, Director of the Walters Center, served as Academic Director. Twenty-five young professionals from sub-Saharan Africa spent six weeks participating in a Public Management Institute at Howard. The Walters Center helped organized lectures, educational experiences outside the classroom and cultural experiences for the fellows.