Posts tagged with: "Young African Leaders Initiative"

Mandela Fellows host awareness campaign at FIU

Mandela Fellows host awareness campaign at FIU

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” –Nelson Mandela These famous words inspired […]

FIU to host President Obama’s Mandela Washington Fellowship

FIU to host President Obama’s Mandela Washington Fellowship

This summer 1,000 African leaders and entrepreneurs will travel to the U.S. as part of the Department of State’s Mandela […]

The 25 Washington Mandela Fellowship for Young African Leaders participants at FIU with Provost and Executive Vice President Kenneth Furton.

Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders brings new class of fellows to FIU

In KwaZulu Natal, one of the smallest provinces in South Africa, children are often left to fend for themselves after […]

Jean Muteba Rahier, director of the African and African Diaspora Studies Program and professor of anthropology in the Department of Global and Sociocultural Studies.

Through the Eyes of the Diaspora

When Jean Muteba Rahier teaches his African Civilizations course, he already knows the common stereotypes he will have to break […]

FIU selected again as Florida site for Obama’s fellowship for young African leaders

FIU selected again as Florida site for Obama’s fellowship for young African leaders

For the second year in a row, FIU will be the only university in Florida to host a select group […]

Tanzanian deputy minister hopes to improve transparency, empower youth in Tanzania

Tanzanian deputy minister hopes to improve transparency, empower youth in Tanzania

This story is part of an on-going series spotlighting 2014 Washington Fellows at FIU. By Joel Delgado ’12, MS ’17 Stephen Julius Masele may […]

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Environmental activist serves as community leader, mentor to girls

Environmental activist serves as community leader, mentor to girls

This story is part of an on-going series spotlighting 2014 Washington Fellows at FIU. Afua Prempeh, 28, is one of […]

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YALI Washington Fellows visit Fairchild Tropical Garden

YALI Washington Fellows visit Fairchild Tropical Garden

This story is part of an on-going series following 25  young leaders visiting FIU as part of President Obama’s Washington […]

A lawyer drawn to prisoner’s rights: A portrait of YALI Washington Fellow Danbala Garba

A lawyer drawn to prisoner’s rights: A portrait of YALI Washington Fellow Danbala Garba

This story is part of an on-going series spotlighting 2014 Washington Fellows at FIU. After completing law school in 2007, […]

Cooking uncovers environmental passion for Swaziland YALI fellow

Cooking uncovers environmental passion for Swaziland YALI fellow

This story is part of an on-going series spotlighting 2014 Washington Fellows at FIU. Lindiwe Dlamini, 32, is one of […]

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Eric Ngondi, 29, water and environmental engineer and disability advocate.

YALI engineer becomes disability advocate in Kenya

Eric Ngondi, 29, is one of 25 participants in a group of young leaders at FIU as part of President […]

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African scholars at FIU as part of President Obama’s  Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

African scholars at FIU as part of President Obama’s Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

Eric Ngondi, 29, is a water and environmental engineer who owns and operates a consulting company in Nairobi, Kenya. After […]

FIU awarded selective grant to train leaders from Africa

FIU awarded selective grant to train leaders from Africa

This summer FIU will host 25 young fellows from sub-Saharan nations in a public management institute as part of the […]