Victoria Nassera

2018 Mandela Washington Fellow, South Sudan

My rise as a refugee girl:  Why I’m giving back to girls in South Sudan

After growing up as a refugee in South Sudan, 2018 Fellow Victoria Nasera overcame adversity to succeed and is paying it forward through the Nasvick Initiative.  Victoria created the Nasvick Initiative in 2017 with the objective or promoting women’s soccer as a tool to bring girls and women together, and today it works with 450 girls in Juba.

Learn more about it in this article she wrote for The Brookings Institution.

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