COVID-19 Is Here. Now Is the Time to Lead.

Dr. Suraphel Alemu, a 2019 Mandela Washington Fellowship Alumnus and founder of Doctors in Action, is working to empower doctors and create social change.  His...

Debunking COVID-19 Myths Starts with You

2015 Mandela Washington Fellowship Alumnus Moussa Kondo’s organization Accountability Lab Mali is countering misinformation surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic by sending out daily updates in French...

Advocating for women with disabilities in Nigeria

On March 8, people and organizations around the world will commemorate International Women’s Day by celebrating the achievements of women working to eliminate gender discrimination....

Much Ado about Mangoes

In Kenya, roughly 50% of all mangoes don’t meet the quality standard for export, resulting in food waste and wasted effort from farmers. After his...

Conserving Congo

2017 Mandela Washington Fellow Adams Cassinga has dedicated his organization ConservCongo to protecting native species and combatting trafficking in the Congo Basin.