Majidah focused her action plan during the 2013 Global Sports Mentoring Program (GSMP) on creating more opportunities for girls to play soccer at all levels in Uganda and has since made headway in doing so and gained support for her project.
The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, begun in 2014, is the flagship program of President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) that empowers young people through academic coursework, leadership training, and networking.
Fulbright Alumna, Gessye G, produced a documentary during her Fulbright scholarship at American University called "The Africa We Know."
The first-ever national Iraqi Alumni Association, launched in January 2015, has successfully re-energized and engaged the Iraqi alumni community of over 6,000 alumni in a mere eight months.
In celebration of Pride Month, the U.S. Department of State hosted a panel discussion with international exchange alumni of three Depart of State-sponsored programs: the Fulbright Programs the Gilman Scholarship, and the National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y).
Assistant Secretary Evan Ryan welcomes the 2015 Mandela Washington Fellows to the International Exchange Alumni community, a network of past participants of U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs.
Eleanor Jones, one of the U.S. Students involved in the Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI) at St. Mary's college in 2014, talks about her experience helping women from Jordan develop SheCab; a woman owned cab company in Jordan.