Global Founders | Episode 05: A Partnership of Purpose (Mandela Washington Fellows)




Chris Fonye | YALI 2017 Impact Story

“I think that this generation, more than any generation, has immense power to create change.” – Chris Fonye

Christian Lambang Fonye is a Consultant and Lecturer on Human Rights and Peace Operations in the Pan African Institute for Development West Africa. He is the acting Secretary General of the Movement […]

Tem Fuh Mbuh | YALI 2017 Impact Story

“I think it is time that young people in Africa begin to take interest in the affairs of their local governments.” – Tem Fuh Mbuh

Tem is the Equality, Justice and Human Rights Program Officer for the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA). In his work, he focuses on […]

Global Founders | Episode 02: Advancing Women’s Leadership (with Mirabel Ngong, Kat Imhoff)




“Impact Young Women for a Change” Initiative Hosted in Bamenda

Bamenda, Cameroon — 21 young women have benefited from a 2 days practical training organized by World Vision for Education and Development in Bamenda to equip them with income generating skills in commercial gardening, event planning and making of event cakes. This initiative dubbed “Impact Young Women for a change”, was […]

“Educate A Woman, Empower A Nation”: Mirabel Ngong

November 8, 2015 | 2015 Precinct YALI Fellow Mirabel Ngong

I believe educating girls and women is the best investment a country can ever make. After the MWF I am working with WVED Cameroon (World Vision for Education and Development) as PRO and LitWorld Mentor to reach out to teenage […]

Mirabel Ngong – YALI Impact Story

Mirabel is a 2015 Mandela Washington Fellow who is passionate about gender rights, specifically keeping young girls in school. “Being part of the Presidential Precinct is a strong backbone for all of our initiatives and also lifetime support for our initiatives that we’re carrying back to Africa.”

Presidential Precinct Fellow Speaks at the Girl Up Leadership Summit Following First Lady Michelle Obama

Mirabel Ngong, a Mandela Washington Fellow from the Presidential Precinct, represented the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) at the Girl Up Leadership Summit. The three-day advocacy event is hosted by Girl Up, the United Nations Foundation campaign focused on improving the lives of adolescent girls worldwide. Mirabel’s panel followed a keynote address […]

Presidential Precinct Mandela Washington Fellow Selected to Discuss Global Advocacy for Adolescent Girls at Girl Up Leadership Summit in Washington, DC

Speaking role to follow keynote address by First Lady Michelle Obama to more than 225 young female leaders representing 29 states and 11 nations

(Charlottesville, VA) – Mirabel Ngong, a Mandela Washington Fellow from the Presidential Precinct based in Charlottesville, Virginia, was selected to represent the Young African Leaders Initiative […]

Jean Marc Mbafor – YALI Impact Story

August 16, 2014 | Jean Marc Mbafor | 2014 Washington Fellow

Jean Marc Mbafor from Yaounde, Cameroon, shares his experience with the 2014 YALI program here at the Presidential Precinct.