Congratulations to 2019 Fellowship Alumnus Ernest Lefu Atem, who is being recognized by Iowa JPEC for his innovative agri-tech work.
Dear Young Leaders: An Essay
After applying for the Fellowship three times, Fellowship Alumna Josephine Kamara was delighted to join the 2021 Fellowship cohort on her fourth try...
Transforming Recycling in Cameroon and Beyond
Described by faculty as quiet and humble, 2019 Alumnus Ismael Essome of Cameroon has proven himself to be a force of nature by attempting to...
Fellowship Alumna appointed Minister of Finance of Madagascar
Congratulations to 2015 Fellowship Alumna Rindra Hasimbelo Rabarinirinarison, who was recently appointed the Minister of Finance of Madagascar by President Andry Rajoelina. During her Fellowship,...
Elevating Youth Voices in Honor of #YouthDay
Young people around the world are leading movements to protect our planet, promote democracy, support historically marginalized communities, address COVID-19, and more...
Education in emergency in Nigeria: Creating gender equitable policies so all girls have an uninterrupted right to learn
Learn more about how 2016 Alumna Edem Dorothy Ossai's research is addressing gendered barriers to accessing education in this article from The Brookings Institution.
YALI10 Competition, Semi-Finalist: My YALI Give Back Journey
Read the semi-finalist entry from the YALI 10 Competition by Manka'ah Che, 2019 Fellowship Alumna, Cameroon.
YALI10 Competition, Semi-Finalist: Folahanmi Aina
Read the semi-finalist entry from the YALI 10 Competition by Folahanmi Aina, 2016 Fellowship Alumnus from Nigeria.
YALI10 Competition, Semi-Finalist: Purple Hearts Never Fail
We’re proud that several Fellowship Alumni were among the finalists and semi-finalists in the contest, including 2019 Fellowship Alumna Linda Kushinga Sibanyoni of Zimbabwe, who...
YALI10 Competition, Semi-Finalist: N’zani Kassim Zani
Read the semi-finalist entry from the YALI 10 Competition by N'zani Kassim Zani, 2019 Fellowship Alumna from Kenya.