Sharing the Knowledge to Build the Future

The idea that young people with disabilities struggle when it comes to IT and technology subjects has gained traction despite its dubious origins. And it’s...

Igniting Hope: 2021 Fellows Call for Global Change

As a part of their Leadership Institute curriculum, all 2021 Fellows prepared and delivered Ignite Talks, short 3-5 minute inspirational and informative TED Talk-style presentations....

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...

Summit Prepares Young Leaders for Next Chapter

The Fellowship cultivates the next generation of leaders in fields such as civil rights, youth empowerment, climate change, gender equality, poverty eradication, and public health,...

Building Resilient Leaders in a Pandemic

For years, Drexel University has welcomed recipients of the Mandela Washington Fellowship, the flagship program of the U.S. Department of State’s Young African Leaders Initiative...