Institute for Transformational Leadership


The National Transformational Leadership Institute (NTLI) was established in 2015 as a semi-autonomous institution at the University of Juba. As a center of excellence in East Africa, the University educating and training South Sudanese and is committed to gender equality. The Institute offers transformational leadership skills to emerging and existing women and men leaders from all sectors of the South Sudan society including political leaders, corporate, civil society and the academia. To unleash their potential to be able to contribute to inclusive sustainable social economic and political development policies and programs for nation building.


To serve as a center of excellence and knowledge hub for training, mentoring and experimental learning programs for South Sudan leaders at the national and sub-national level of government in order to facilitate accelerated, equitable and sustainable progress in development.


To provide access to innovative and creative programs that will equip both emerging and existing leaders, particularly women leaders in politics, public service and private sector, civil society, and the academia with transformational skills to enable them effectively and positively influence and transform their communities in building the South Sudan Nation

Strategic Goals:

  • Development of a result bound transformational leadership competencies of aspiring and existing leaders, particularly women, through training and networking.
  • Strengthening the competencies of gender machineries at the national and state levels as well as in private sectors to develop and implement gender responsive policies and programs, institutions and governance systems.
  • Development of NTLI’s own capacity to effectively fulfill its mission.


General Contact Information

Tel: +211 (0) 914 544 710
Address: Main Campus



Director: Dr. Angelina Mattijo-Bazugba