Results are Tagged with "Western Hemisphere"

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.

FLEX Student of the Month – March 2014

Gulnar Resulkulyyeva, a World Link FLEX student from Turkmenistan, is a proven leader and dynamic FLEX ambassador. In addition to her over 200 hours of community service thus far, Gulnar is a member of the Key Club, Green Club, and Spanish Club and recently earned a spot on the varsity track team.

What Happens if You Choose to Empower a Woman?

Listen to the story of several women from the 2014 Fortune / U.S. State Department Global Women’s Mentoring Partnership. The program connects talented, emerging women leaders from all over the world, with members of Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Leaders.

Access Student Aspires to Be the Change

Through the English Access Microscholarship Program, Walter Morales has had the opportunity to study English and U.S. culture in his country for the past two years.

FLEX Student of the Month – February 2014

Gavharkhon is not only an excellent student but a talented singer as well, participating in her school choir and singing in local community events in Tajik and in English.

FLEX Student of the Month — September 2013

Turan Jabbarli, a CIEE student from Azerbaijan, volunteers at the local library, tutors elementary students in math, and is a leader among other exchange students.

FLEX Student of the Month — November 2013

Azat Toroev, a PAX student from Kyrgyzstan, participates in many activities at his host school including the History Bowl team and the Mock Trial team as well as volunteering as a peer counselor.