75 Results Are Tagged With "Leadership"

Iraqi Alumni Association Organizes #She_Campaign Celebrating Women

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.

Microfinancing Women’s Empowerment in Guinea

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.

American Exchange Alumni Explore International Career Options

Nearly 200 American alumni of U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs descended upon the State Department in Washington, D.C. on July 31 for the first-ever International Career-Building Seminar for U.S. Exchange Alumni.

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 President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) that empowers young people through academic coursework, leadership training, and networking.

Recap: White House #YSEALI Event

On Monday June 1, 2015, President Obama hosted the 2015 Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Professional and Academic Fellows at the White House to discuss their role in strengthening the relationship between the U.S. and ASEAN countries.

Peace-Building in Pakistan

IVLP Alumna Rubina Feroze Bhatti advocates for human rights, social justice, and community service in her home country of Pakistan.

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.

NSLI-Y alum addresses the United Nations for World Interfaith Harmony Week

Sara Rahim, a 2010 National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) alumna, delivered a keynote address to the UN about the role of interfaith cooperation for sustainable development.

Discussing Educational Reform in Iceland

Inspired by her participation in the Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellowship this past summer, Unnur Larusdottir demonstrated her leadership capabilities by organizing a conference on education in her home country, Iceland. Over 200 guests attended the conference, including students, leaders from local universities, journalists, and high ranking members of Parliament.

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