This is the first PhD in Social Transformation in East, Central and West Africa that offers skills for individuals to develop skills to influence change in the society. It brings together theory and action and turns them into a practice that transforms society. It focusses on social transformation of socio-economic, and political structures, people mindset, attitudes and values.
For Africa to shape the future of its societies, it is crucial to train professional leaders in governance, economic planning, social policy, organizations, peacebuilding and sustainable development. The social transformation leaders acquire the knowledge, tools and competences to engage and transform the complex realities of the society. They create the space communities work to unfold their own transformative initiatives through collaboration.