65

Results are Tagged with "Sub-Saharan Africa"

Fulbright Alumna Story: The Africa We Know

Fulbright Alumna, Gessye G, produced a documentary during her Fulbright scholarship at American University called "The Africa We Know."

YES ABROAD: South Africa with Jack

YES Abroad South Africa

Visit Jack, on his year abroad in South Africa as part of the YES Abroad program.

The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, begun in 2014, is the flagship program of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) that empowers young people through academic coursework, leadership training, and networking.

Mandela Washington Fellows and Mentees Connected for Social Change

Connect Camps bring together Mandela Washington Fellowship alumni and their mentees to share expertise, learn about human-centered design, test entrepreneurial approaches, and work with low-bandwidth technology for collaboration.

African Disability Rights Advocates

From the moment Musa Zulu of South Africa stepped off of the airplane at Dulles International Airport outside Washington, D.C., the level of accessibility impressed him, including the lifts installed on public buses. He also noted how in South Africa, traditionally the government and non-profit actors are the primary advocates for the rights of disabled people. He said it is evident that in the United States, the private sector has embraced disability rights.

OneBeat, YALI Alumnus "Gets Loud" About Social Justice

OneBeat and Mandela Washington Fellowship alumnus Alain Chirwisa of the DRC makes socially conscious music and art, focusing on social justice and women's issues.

Mandela Washington Fellow Oluwatoyosi Ogunseye Receives 2014 Knight International Journalism Award

Nigerian Mandela Washington Fellow Oluwatoyosi Ogunseye received the award two weeks before she embarked on her fellowship experience in the U.S. with the Young African Leaders Initiative.

Dr. Jill Biden Joins TechWomen Mentors and Leaders to Hear Their Mentoring Stories

Dr. Jill Biden, second lady of the United States, believes in the power of mentoring and in the power of the TechWomen program. "I love the idea of women helping other women to succeed and to soar,” she said.

Grace Kiraguri Learns To Balance It All

In her endeavors to launch her own sports marketing firm, Grace Kiraguri of Nairobi, Kenya faced challenges that led her to discover important life lessons.

Pages