24 Results Are Tagged With "Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders"

It’s About the Cause, Not Applause

Kunle Adewale was determined to find a way to combine the arts with medicine as a therapy, but when he couldn’t find any institutions or mentors to partner with, the primary school teacher and artist created his own non-governmental organization (NGO).

‘A Volcano of Hope’ - Mandela Day Inspires Alumni in Liberia and Madagascar

Exchange alumni like Abdurahman I. A Fofana and others are carrying on the spirit of Nelson Mandela in many ways.

Mandela Washington Fellowship Alumni Fights Against the Coronavirus with Fashion

Thelma Ahamba is designing face masks that are comfortable and stylish, helping to flatten the curve and stem the spread of the coronavirus in her community.

From Global to Local: MWF Exchange Alumnus Revolutionizes Local Rice Industry

Adji Zamtato is transforming his community in Chad one grain of rice at a time.

Tech CEO Partners with Embassy Accra to Educate and Engage Deaf Youth

“In the age of technology, the playing field has been leveled,” says Florence Toffa, CEO of Mobile Web Ghana and Mandela Washington Fellow alumna.

From Reno to Guinea-Bissau, Mandela Washington Fellowship Alumnus is Enabling Entrepreneurs

MWF alumnus used his exchange experience and connections to expand opportunities for young entrepreneurs and social innovators in Guinea-Bissau.

Tanzanian Alumnus Spearheads Agricultural Initiatives for Maasai Community

These are just a few of the words to describe Kisioki Moitiko, a 2016 alumnus of the Mandela Washington Fellowship (MWF) for Young African Leaders.

Leading From Where You Are

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.

YALI Alum Bags Success with a Green Attitude

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

Cote d'Ivoire Alumna Creates Connections for African Women

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.