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|News|0 Comments

BBC World Service appoints Precinct Fellow as leader for West African Languages

The BBC World Service has appointed Rachel Akidi Okwir and Toyosi Ogunseye as heads of language services for East and West Africa respectively. The appointments are part of the BBC World Service’s continuing expansion in Africa.

Rachel Akidi Okwir, Head of East Africa Languages, is based in Nairobi, Kenya […]

December 20th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Rumbidzai Dube: Reflections on Zimbabwe

By: Rumbidzai Dube, 2014 Mandela Washington Fellow. Photo courtesy of Terry Mutsvanga, 2016 Mandela Washington Fellow.

Robert Gabriel Mugabe!

I grew up listening to his speeches in international fora and from these speeches my love for international law and international affairs bloomed.

I learnt the value of being assertive; as a […]

November 27th, 2017|News, Other|0 Comments

Tupperware and The Presidential Precinct Convene Leaders for Gender Parity in Education November 13-17 at the University of Virginia

October 18, 2017 (Orlando, FL and Charlottesville, VA) – Tupperware Brands Corporation (Tupperware) will sponsor and co-host The Presidential Precinct’s Global Leadership Forum: Promoting Gender Equality in Education, to convene leaders from around the world who are working to ensure that women and girls have equal access to education. […]

October 13th, 2017|News, Other|0 Comments

Announcing 2017 YLAI Fellowship Hosts

Eure Consulting will host Lygia de Macedo Pontes
Eure Consulting is committed to helping companies understand more about their goals and leadership structure. For any company looking to fine-tune staff responsibilities, hiring processes, client retention, or anything in between, Eure Consulting offers turnkey support in walking through professional development and […]

September 26th, 2017|News|0 Comments

The Exchange: MWF Edition

The 2017 MWF Edition of the Presidential Precinct’s monthly newsletter.


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June 2017 Newsletter

The June 2017 newsletter for the Presidential Precinct.


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May 2017 Newsletter

The May 2017 Monthly Newsletter for the Presidential Precinct.


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Shifting Perspectives

By: Adrienne Wu

Editor’s Note: Adrienne was a Summer Program Fellow for the Presidential Precinct while YALI 2017 Fellows were in Virginia. She not only had the opportunity to work with the Fellows, but also got to live with them throughout the six-week Fellowship. The views and opinions expressed here […]

August 25th, 2017|News|0 Comments

From the Presidential Precinct Board of Directors

Photo Credit: Casey Kilmartin

Friends of the Presidential Precinct,

A number of you have kindly written to us regarding the horrible events that transpired in Charlottesville, Virginia this past weekend. As those of you outside the U.S. have probably read by now, our quiet town was the scene of a clash […]

August 16th, 2017|News|0 Comments