Associate Fellow Aduragbemi Banke-Thomas is the beneficiary of the strategic partnership between NLI and the McCain Institute for International Leadership under the aegis of the Next Generation Leaders [NGL] Program of the McCain Institute. As the only African for the NGL 2015 Program, Aduragbemi will participate in a full-year leadership learning that promotes character-driven leadership for 20 emerging leaders from different countries around the world. NGL focuses on professional and personal development – with a core focus on ethics, values and leadership – in order to create a capable and lasting global network of character driven leaders who will shape the world. Aduragbemi, AFNLI Class of 2014, is a medical Doctor with professional experience in development program management, impact assessment, operational research, monitoring and evaluation. He commences the program in September 2015.