A tribute to Mandela Washington Fellows and the 2017 Zimbabwe State of Human Rights Report

Written By: Dzikamai Bere, 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship Alumnus

On 22 and 23 May 2018, the Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) launched the groundbreaking report, the 2017 State of Human Rights Report in Harare. The report was a fruit of the efforts of the research team that I […]

Jacquelin Alcius | YLAI Impact Story

“We believe, with entrepreneurship and leadership, we can make a great impact on the country.”
– Jacquelin Alcius | Haiti

Jacquelin Alcius is the Co-Founder of Club Entrepreneurial Accès Jeunes, an accelerator and incubator which focuses on providing trainings on business planning, fundraising, and leadership. They create a strong network betweent […]

Jorge Ham | YLAI Impact Story

“The YLAI program is an excellent program because it’s great to go out from your reality, learn some new things, and bring them back to your own reality.”
– Jorge Ham | Mexico

Jorge Ham is the Founder of Haltium, a company with the mission of bringing new and affordable technology […]

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Fonnique Miller | YLAI Impact Story

“Being here with eight other Fellows from Latin America … that experience alone is priceless.”
– Fonnique Miller | Jamaica

Fonnique Miller is the Co-Founder and COO of Frame of Reference Ltd., a post-production company. Frame of Reference seeks to be the leading post-production house in the Caribbean by providing high-quality […]

Lygia Pontes | YLAI Impact Story

“Although we are different cultures, some of the problems are the same. What I recommend to my clients in Brazil, also applies here in the U.S. and in Charlottesville.”
– Lygia Pontes | Brazil

Lygia de Macedo Pontes is the Founder and CEO of Lygia Pontes Consultoria in Brazil, which provides […]

Oscar Alvarado Freer | YLAI Impact Story

“YLAI was the biggest surprise I’ve ever had in my life. It’s this amazing program that gives you a lot of opportunities and a lot of tools. And it’s so amazing that you can be part of it.”
– Oscar Alvarado Freer | Costa Rica

Oscar Alvarado Freer is the Co-Founder […]

Keisha Rodriguez | YLAI Impact Story

“Being able to meet so many young people who are doing great things in their countries and being able to interact with so many different cultures and learning about their experiences has just been tremendous … it’s a once in a lifetime experience.”
– Keisha Rodriguez | Belize

Keisha Rodriguez is […]