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Presidential Precinct Executive Director Speaks at the 30th Annual We the People Regional Finals

On January 27 2017, Neal Piper, Presidential Precinct Executive Director, spoke to over 500 high school students at the We the People Regional Finals located at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business. The finals were organized by James Madison’s Montpelier.

We the People features an intensive curriculum […]

February 1st, 2017|News|0 Comments

For over 700 days, Bukky Shonibare has shared touching #BringBackOurGirls reminders

Bukky Shonibare is a 2016 Presidential Precinct Mandela Washington Fellowship alumna. Learn about her experience here.

By Fu’ad Lawal | Pulse Nigeria | October 19, 2016
When the world lowered its placards due to fatigue or hopelessness, Bukky Shonibare raised hers and hasn’t dropped it since.
One night in the middle of April 2014, […]

October 21st, 2016|Other|0 Comments

Zelalem Kibret – MWF2016 Impact Story

Zelalem Kibret is a writer and blogger in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. He is committed to promoting access to justice for all voices in Ethiopia.

“If I’m going to build a democratic Ethiopia and Africa in the future, then I need to be exposed to a world that has already built […]

Updates From Bambama: Espace Opoko

By: Averty Ndzoyi

Early last semester, we carried out five days of activities in a Bambama school. We were working to pay the school tuitions and assess the progress made by the students of the indigenous people of Bambama. We also assessed the school’s progress through 12 local students previously […]

Presidential Precinct Hosts Leaders from 45 Countries at Global Leadership Forum and Awards Dinner

On March 29th and 30th, the Presidential Precinct hosted its first Global Leadership Forum at the University of Virginia. In partnership with the U.S. Department of State, the Forum convened leaders from more than 45 countries to explore some of the world’s most pressing challenges.

With nearly 15 hours of […]

April 6th, 2016|Other|0 Comments

Global Leadership Forum hosts leaders from over 45 countries

Topics included economic growth, climate change, inclusion of women, minorities in government

The Presidential Precinct hosted the first of the two-day 2016 Global Leadership Forum Tuesday in the Newcomb Ballroom, bringing together leaders from over 45 countries to discuss challenges facing the world.

The Presidential Precinct is a non-profit consortium of […]

April 1st, 2016|Other|0 Comments

Albright Lauds Stettinius As She Receives New UVA Award Named for Him

Jane Kelly | March 30, 2016

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said Tuesday evening that she felt a special kinship with Edward R. Stettinius as she accepted a new award named in his honor.
University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan presented Albright with the University’s inaugural Edward R. Stettinius Award […]

March 30th, 2016|News|0 Comments

UVa honors Madeleine Albright with Leadership Award

CHARLOTTESVILLE — Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright is the winner of the University of Virginia’s first Edward R. Stettinius Jr. Prize for Global Leadership. Albright was honored at a ceremony Tuesday night at the Boar’s Head Inn.

In her speech, Albright praised the work of Stettinius, the former […]

March 29th, 2016|Other|0 Comments

Madeleine Albright Receives Global Leadership Award from UVA

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va (WVIR) -Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright was in Charlottesville Tuesday. The University of Virginia honored her with an award for her leadership around the globe.

Albright was being honored for her many leadership roles, including U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations. She was also the first female secretary of […]

March 29th, 2016|Other|0 Comments

Former Secretary of State Honored with Inaugural Award

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (NEWSPLEX) — Former Secretary of State Madeline Albright was honored with an inaugural award by the University of Virginia.

Albright was presented with the Edward R. Stettinius Prize for Global Leadership by University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan at the Boar’s Head, Tuesday night.

She was honored for her […]

March 29th, 2016|Other|0 Comments