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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.

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.

A-SMYLE Student of the Month – March 2014

Emina Mulic, a World Link A-SMYLE student from Montenegro, is having a full and well-rounded exchange year; in addition to volunteering for several community service organizations, she's an active participant in many school clubs and sports, and creatively shares her Montenegrin culture with friends and classmates.

What Happens if You Choose to Empower a Woman?

The Fortune/U.S. State Department Global Women's Mentoring Partnership connects talented, emerging women leaders from all over the world, with members of Fortune's Most Powerful Women Leaders for a month-long program. Listen to the story of several women from the 2014 program as they share their experiences.

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.

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