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The African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP) is a State Department initiative launched to identify and build networks of women entrepreneurs across Sub-Saharan Africa.
Fulbright Alumna, Gessye G, produced a documentary during her Fulbright scholarship at American University called "The Africa We Know."
Visit Jack, on his year abroad in South Africa as part of the YES Abroad program.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.