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YLAI Professional Fellows Program

YLAI Professional Fellows from Latin America and the Caribbean expand their leadership and entrepreneurial experience through fellowships in cities throughout the U.S.

Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders is the flagship program of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). Since its start in 2014, the program has empowered young people through academic coursework, leadership training, and networking.

Professional Fellow Inspires Young Entrepreneurs

Noureddine is a 2012 Professional Alumnus that participated in the Professional Fellows Economic Empowerment, Young Entrepreneurship Program hosted at the University of Michigan and he now volunteers with ENACTUS EHTP, as you will see in video.

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.

Dr. Jill Biden Joins TechWomen Mentors and Leaders to Hear Their Mentoring Stories

Dr. Jill Biden, second lady of the United States, believes in the power of mentoring and in the power of the TechWomen program. "I love the idea of women helping other women to succeed and to soar,” she said.

Tunisia Community College Scholarship Program

The Tunisia Community College Scholarship Program (TCCSP), part of the Department of State’s Thomas Jefferson Scholarships, offers full, one-year scholarships for young Tunisians studying at technical schools (ISETs) in Tunisia.

From Professional Fellow to Lifelong Friend

Leslie Jensen, Vice President and Commercial Banker at First Interstate Bank, has always been interested in learning more about people and places outside of the United States. After hearing about the Professional Fellows Economic Empowerment Program, she felt a strong connection to the goals of the program and decided to host a participant from Burma.

Building Strong Ties Through Friendship

A “teacher at heart,” John Balsam has long been interested in hosting international visitors. Sharing his experiences with them and learning from them, he says, has given him a new perspective on the United States and the challenges it faces.

Minh on a Montana Farm

Minh Dang of Vietnam set specific goals for himself while participating in the Professional Fellow’s Economic Empowerment Program.

Cashews and the Lessons of the African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program

Minata Kone, a Burkinabé alumna of the 2012 African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP), is living proof for the women and girls of Burkina Faso and all of Sub-Saharan Africa, that they can be successful international business women.

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