Hundreds of young African leaders recently convened for the virtual 2022 Mandela Washington Fellowship Summit. Selected from a pool of more than 35,000 applicants, the 700...
Meet the 2022 Leadership Impact Award Winner: Marie Christina Kolo
Congratulations to Marie Christina Kolo, 2017 Fellowship Alumna from Madagascar, who has been selected for the 2022 Leadership Impact Award!
2022 Mandela Washington Fellowship Summit Videos
Want to learn more about the 2022 Mandela Washington Fellowship Summit? Check out these videos from the sessions.
2022 Mandela Washington Fellows Arrive in the United States
The U.S. Department of State and IREX are pleased to welcome the 2022 cohort of the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders to the United States.
Meet the Catalyst Grant Winner: 2021 Fellowship Alumnus Abdallah Mabrouck
The Mandela Washington Fellowship Catalyst Grant was a unique funding opportunity for 2021 Fellowship Alumni that funds initiatives that catalyze change and distribute proven poverty...
U.S. Educational Institutions to Host Alumni Enrichment Institutes
The U.S. Department of State and IREX are pleased to announce the eight U.S. educational institutions selected to host 2022 Alumni Enrichment Institutes, an opportunity for 2021...
Navigating the New Information Landscape – Resilience to Disinformation
During this discussion, the speakers discussed the history of mis- and disinformation and why it has proliferated over the last couple of decades while previewing...
U.S. Educational Institutions to Host Mandela Washington Fellows
The U.S. Department of State and IREX are pleased to announce the 27 U.S. educational institutions selected to host 700 Mandela Washington Fellows in summer...
2021 Fellowship Alumni Ignite Talks
Watch the Ignite Talks of the Fellowship Alumni nominated for a special opportunity by their Leadership Institutes.
Fellowship Alumni Take Part in U.S. Department of State’s Summit for Democracy
In December, members of the Mandela Washington Fellowship Network participated in the first U.S. Department of State's Summit for Democracy.