Cinderella Anena – YALI Impact Story

Cinderella Anena is a 2015 Mandela Washington Fellow from Kampala, Uganda. Cinderella is working to achieve gender equity in her home community and is excited to see how the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders will help her in that journey. She reminds us, “I am not here […]

WTJU Interviews Cinderella Anena, Precinct YALI Fellow

WTJU’s Julia Kudravetz interviewed YALI fellow Cinderella Anena on her advocacy work for girls and women in her home country of Uganda. Listen to Cinderella’s interview below or on Soundcloud.

YALI 2014 Spotlight Video: Irene Ikomu

The first of this six part series is about Mandela Washington Fellow, Irene Ikomu. In this video, she reflects on ways that The Presidential Precinct empowered her in her work back home in Uganda.

Irene Ikomu – YALI Impact Story

August 9, 2014 | Irene Ikomu | 2014 Washington Fellow

Irene Ikomu, a 2014 Washington Fellow from Kampala, Uganda, shares her experience with the 2014 YALI program here at the Presidential Precinct.

Chris Byaruhanga: YALI 2014 Reflection

July 14, 2014 | Chris Byaruhanga | 2014 Washington Fellow

Last weekend, I attended the 238th anniversary of America’s independence at Monticello.

It was a grand ceremony that, at the very least, portrays the exceedingly high spirit of patriotism that Americans espouse.

One of the activities for the day was the Naturalisation Ceremony, where former […]

Chris Byaruhanga – YALI Impact Story

July 16, 2014 | Chris Byaruhanga | 2014 Washington Fellow

Chris Byaruhanga, a 2014 Washington Fellow from Kampala, Uganda, shares his experience with the 2014 YALI program here at the Presidential Precinct.

Servant Leadership: Just What We Need in Africa

July 13, 2014 | Chris Byaruhanga | 2014 Washington Fellow

Over the course of the last week, we were given an insight into the lives of some of the presidents that have led America in the last 200 years.

These men, and many others after them, were no doubt exceptional, successful and respected […]

Irene Ikomu: YALI 2014 Reflection

July 11, 2014 | Irene Ikomu | 2014 Washington Fellow

Where I am from and where I am going

My name is Irene Ikomu and I am from Uganda. I am currently working towards a more responsive and accountable democracy in my country by managing Parliament Watch Uganda, a Parliamentary tracker that monitors […]

Chris Byaruhanga: YALI 2014 Reflection

June 16, 2014 | Chris Byaruhanga | 2014 Washington Fellow

I applied for YALI in the hope that it would sharpen my approach, ideals and understanding of the world, and to broaden my appreciation of issues by interacting with other Fellows from the rest of Africa, as well as resourceful individuals […]