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Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Africa Program Fellowship 2021 – Call for Applications

For the Africa Program Fellowship 2021, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, a premier international affairs think tank with headquarters in Washington and offices in Beirut, Beijing, Brussels, Moscow, and New Delhi, seeks a Fellow or Senior Fellow for its Washington-based Africa Program.

Application Deadline:

27th August 2021

About the Africa Program Fellowship:

Carnegie’s Africa program focuses on the economic, political, and transnational issues shaping the African continent’s stability and prosperity. The dynamic landscape of rapid technological change in Africa is a key priority for the program.

About the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace:

The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace is a private, nonprofit international affairs think tank with centers in Washington D.C., Moscow, Beirut, Beijing, Brussels, and New Delhi. 

The Carnegie Africa Program Fellowship, based in Washington DC, provides analysis and insights on the economic, political, technological, and transnational issues shaping Africa’s future.

The Carnegie Technology and International Affairs Program develops strategies to maximize the positive potential of emerging technologies while reducing risk of large-scale misuse or harm. With Carnegie’s global centers and an office in Silicon Valley, the program collaborates with technologists, corporate leaders, government officials, and scholars globally to understand and prepare for the implications of advances in cyberspace, biotechnology, and artificial intelligence.

Type of Award:



The chosen candidate for the Africa Program Fellowship will have a minimum of 5 years of relevant professional experience with private sector experience preferred; a graduate degree is strongly preferred. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of the tech policy and regulatory landscape in Africa, excellent analytical skills including the ability to work with datasets, excellent oral and written communication skills in English. Working knowledge of French is preferred.

To be Taken at:

Located in Washington, DC. 

Number of Awards:


Value of Africa Program Fellowship:

The Fellow or Senior Fellow will anchor Carnegie Africa’s work on technology by tracking major trends in digital innovation and regulation in Africa; helping define the research agenda on technology for the Africa Program; producing high-quality analysis that yields policy insights on digital innovation and regulation; and coordinating the program’s public and private dialogue on technology in Africa, including in-country consultations and making selective media appearances.

How to Apply for the Africa Program Fellowship:

Please apply with your C.V. and brief statement of interest via the Carnegie Endowment website.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected group.    


  • It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.

Visit Africa Program Fellowship Webpage for Details

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