After completing their exchange programs, exchange program participants are making a difference in their communities in many areas, and especially as entrepreneurs and innovators! Learn more about — and get inspired — by their stories.
MWF alumnus used his exchange experience and connections to expand opportunities for young entrepreneurs and social innovators in Guinea-Bissau.
“In the age of technology, the playing field has been leveled,” says Florence Toffa, CEO of Mobile Web Ghana and Mandela Washington Fellow alumna.
Nguyen Minh Chau may be 3 feet 11 inches tall but she is a powerhouse for advocacy in disability rights in Vietnam and across the globe, promoting inclusion and empowering persons with disabilities.
Exchange alumna Abisoye Ajayi-Akinfolarin from Nigeria teaches girls how to code and inspires them to believe that the sky is the limit.
Fresh from his Young African Leaders Initiative experience, Alpha Bacar started Jatropha, a microfinance organization focusing on women’s empowerment, which was also the first business incubator created in Guinea.