International Education

Young Leaders from 14 East African Countries Converge on Nairobi

Over 100 rising young leaders met in Nairobi, Kenya from June 15–17, 2016 to discuss the role of youth in driving sustainable development and a prosperous future for Africa.

Connecting Refugees in Jordan with Quality Education

More than a third of all Syrian refugee children in Jordan remain out of school, according to the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), and many others struggle to complete their education because of psychological trauma, financial pressures to work,

Supporting Young African Leaders to Build Prosperity

More than 140 rising young Southern African leaders met in Johannesburg, South Africa from June 9 – 11, 2016 to collaborate on their role in driving sustainable development and a prosperous future for Africa.

How Entrepreneurs are Advancing Dairy Farming in Pakistan

“Pakistan is one of the top five providers of milk in the world, but the average cow in Pakistan produces three times less milk than the cows in Europe and other countries,” says Usman, a 2014 alumnus of the

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
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