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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.
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.
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.
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.
When Reham Al-Eryani applied to the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study program she was motivated by a desire to experience American culture first-hand.
Dr. Chariar has developed a low cost waterless toilet—a massively innovative solution to India’s massive sanitation problem.
Sura Mubarak is a true TechGirl—developing a robotics project to help people with hand disabilities control a computer and starting a volunteering organization. Sura knew that in order to pursue her love of robotics, a trip to the United States was in her future.
Nadia Pak, a Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) Program alumna from the Kyrgyz Republic, is working with other FLEX alumni to mobilize Kyrgyzstani youth to be more active citizens.
Sevinj Mammadova, an alumna of the Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD) and Edward S. Muskie Fellowship Program (Muskie) from Azerbaijan, is the February International Exchange Alumni Member of the Month.
After returning home from her exchange program on human rights in the United States, Sharon worked with 21 other Rwandan exchange alumni students and educators to launch high school human rights clubs throughout Rwanda.