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Google+ Hangout for High School Educators and Staff: Streamed Live on May 22, 2014

Bring Global Competencies to Your Classroom and Opportunities for Study Abroad to Your Students

TechGirls Give Back!

TechGirls volunteered at Hell's Kitchen Farm Project in New York City.

TechGirls volunteered at Hell's Kitchen Farm Project in New York City.

FLEX Student of the Month – May 2014

Zhyldyz Omursakova, a World Learning FLEX student from Kyrgyzstan, volunteered over 120 hours of community service this year and regularly volunteered at the Liberty Senior Care Facility, spending time with the elderly residents and organizing fun events such as a Mardi Gras party.

FLEX Student of the Month – April 2014

Vera Kalinina, a States’ 4-H FLEX student from Russia, made a major impact on her host community and the state of Oregon through her informative presentations about Russian civil society and culture and volunteer activities.

Feeding Tanzania and Growing the East African Agricultural Sector

As CEO of the Tanzania Horticultural Association, 2012 YALI Alumna Jacqueline Mkindi works to help increase farmers’ incomes, improve food security, boost nutrition, and to grow agricultural industry to create thousands of new pre- and post-harvest jobs.

Alumna Mentors and Finances Other Women Business Leaders in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Alumna Patricia Nzolantima returned home after her exchange and started a micro finance program to help local entrepreneurs start medical supply stores.

In Zambia, Inspired by YALI to Promote Peace and Youth

2010 YALI alumnus Mundia Paul Hakoola currently serves as the Secretary General and a Co-founder of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) in Zambia. This initiative is inspired by the YALI program and seeks to provide leadership opportunities to young Zambians.

YALI Alumna Encourages Women in Zimbabwe to be Active in Their Communities

Through her organization, Zimbabwe Young Women's Network for Peace Building (ZYWNP), 2011 YALI Alumna Grace Chirenje helped mobilize 500 young women through community dialogues to register to vote in 2013 elections.

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