August 27, 2018
United States

How do you make a difference in this world? That question was on Hunter Zhao’s mind when he first stepped foot on the University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor, Michigan in 2014, as a first generation college student.

July 27, 2018
Zambia

It’s hard to sum up all of Chola Mutoni’s work and impact since completing her Mandela Washington Fellowship (MWF), but since her return to Zambia, she has been involved in a multitude of outreach projects, empowering women and young girls through workshops and public talks.

July 27, 2018
Mauritius

Exchange alumnus Nazeem Mohammad Fadiir Junggee from Mauritius has transformed the old saying, “one person’s trash is another person’s treasure.”

July 17, 2018
Lithuania

Jelena Grigorjeva has taken spelling bees to a new level in Lithuania, using the event to promote inclusion and mutual understanding between different cultures, and to increase student learning motivation and collaboration.

June 14, 2018
Vietnam

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.

May 25, 2018
Côte d'Ivoire

Sefora Marcelle Kodjo-Kouassi has an impressive career: president of a non-profit, researcher, and spokesperson.  She hasn’t just built a career for herself though; her life’s work is all about bringing other women up with her. 

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Vietnam

How do we ensure a more sustainable and environmentally friendly future for our communities? Nguyen Hoang Viet believes that the solution is through youth engagement.

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