5 Results Are Tagged With "Nigeria"

CNN Hero Credits IVLP Exchange for Broadening Her Work on Girls’ Education

Exchange alumna Abisoye Ajayi-Akinfolarin from Nigeria teaches girls how to code and inspires them to believe that the sky is the limit.

A Champion for Cancer Care in Nigeria

A champion of cancer research and better patient care, Runcie Chidebe has demonstrated to his native Nigeria the importance of volunteerism and collective action for causes that benefit society.

Mandela Washington Fellow Oluwatoyosi Ogunseye Receives 2014 Knight International Journalism Award

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 Joins TechWomen Mentors and Leaders to Hear Their Mentoring Stories

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.

Helping to Educate, Engage, and Empower Youth

Hosted at the University of Connecticut, Grace’s SUSI experience allowed her to examine how business techniques and entrepreneurial skills can be used to address social issues.