International Education

Mandela Washington Fellows Discuss Sustainable Future for Africa

Over 160 young leaders from 21 West African countries gathered in Accra, Ghana, to share their expertise and engage on critical issues for the future of Africa.  In support of U.S.

New Auto-Tech Program Improves Job Prospects for Kurdish Youth

As the Iraqi Kurdistan Region struggles to recover from a financial crisis driven by falling oil prices, the strain of over 1.8 million refugees and IDPs, and the ongoing war with ISIS, Iraqi-Kurdish youth are facing the heaviest burden of their

Helping Young Entrepreneurs to Protect the Environment

“Environmental degradation costs Ghana 10%, or $1.2 billion, of its annual GDP due to a lack of collective responsibility and greater environmental consciousness among young Ghanaians,” says

New Initiative Supports STEM Solutions in Global Education

IREX is pleased to announce the launch of the World Smarts STEM Challenge, a virtual exchange initiative that pairs high schools in the United States and Ghana in a competition for th

Empowering Young Entrepreneurs to Improve Health Care in Nigeria

“Every mother should be entitled to expert heath care, regardless of [her] economic status and location, in order to ensure the health, safety, and well-being of herself and her baby,” says
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