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 […]

Felipe Neves, Precinct YLAI Fellow, receives award from Brazilian Supreme Federal Court

On behalf of his organization, Projeto Constituição na Escola, Felipe Neves recently received the Honorable Mentioned Award for its program titled “The Innovare Institute”.

“Orgulho define o que estamos sentindo. Recebemos hoje, no Supremo Tribunal Federal, o prêmio de Menção Honrosa do Instituto Innovare, a premiação mais antiga e mais […]

December 21st, 2017|Brazil, Felipe Neves, News|0 Comments

Global Founders | Episode 03: Starting and Growing Nonprofits (with Cindy Colson, Liz Silva)




Three Presidential Precinct YLAI Fellows and Fellowship Hosts Selected for Reverse Exchange Opportunity

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The Presidential Precinct is pleased to announce that three Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Fellows and their Charlottesville-based fellowship hosts will participate in reverse exchange opportunities in Spring 2017. YLAI brought ten young business and social entrepreneurs from Latin America and the Caribbean […]

Liziane Silva – YLAI Impact Story

Liziane Silva is the Founder of Ink in São Paulo, Brazil. Through Ink, she invests in the talents of social businesses all across Brazil with the hopes of creating stronger communities. Hear about her time in Charlottesville with YLAI at the Center for Nonprofit Excellence.

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Felipe Neves – YLAI Impact Story

Felipe Neves is the Founder of Projeto Constituicao na Escola “Constitutional Law in Schools Project” in Brazil. The Constitutional Law in Schools Project teaches public school students in Sao Paolo about constitutional issues and current anti-corruption regulations.

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November 15th, 2016|Blog, Brazil, Felipe Neves|0 Comments