Awa Sillah

Awa Sillah has over eight years’ experience in youth capacity building, women empowerment, leadership development, and public-sector management. She is a senior tax audit officer at The Gambia Revenue Authority, focusing on supervising and monitoring tax audit functions for national economic growth. Awa is program coordinator for Youth Capacity Building Network in the Educational Research Network for West and Central Africa. She offers career development and counseling to community youths on entrepreneurship, productivity, and self-reliance.

Awa SillahGambia

Anna Karibuhoye

Anna Karibuhoye is a graduate from Hope Africa University, Burundi. She majored in Social Work and Community Development. Prior to her graduation, she volunteered for one-and-a-half years with the Claire Foundation Burundi in project writing. She has written about different social projects on child education and agriculture. She also undertook a two-month internship at ALDP Association Burundi, where she was actively engaged in counseling in nonviolence among the youth in communities in Bujumbura.   Currently Anna is volunteering in counseling street children in Makamba province.

Anna KaribuhoyeBurundi

Amanuel Lomencho

Amanuel Lomencho has over four years’ experience in community development and medical education apart from his work as a physician. He is the founder and general manager of Emerald Medical, a firm engaged in medical education, public education and promoting healthy and environmentally friendly cities through bike diplomacy. He volunteers in Educate Underprivileged Students of Ethiopia, a non-profit organization supporting education for Ethiopian students. Amanuel holds a doctorate degree in Medicine from University of Gondar.

Amanuel LomenchoEthiopia

WiFi Repair Update

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Why I'm Attending An HBCU

Thursday, March 10, 2016I want to be around people who understand what it's like to be black, and not just because they've seen episodes of "Everybody Hates Chris."

Top Peace Corps Colleges: Many Are in Washington State and D.C.

Wednesday, February 17, 2016n the nation’s capital, George Washington and American universities ranked first and second, respectively, among mid-sized schools as top producers of Peace Corps volunteers in 2015, according to data released by the federal agency.

Review: 'Marcus; Or the Secret of Sweet' at Howard University

Thursday, February 11, 2016Last night I had the great satisfaction of watching Howard University students take on the challenge of a certifiably risk-taking play—Tarell Alvin McCraney’s Marcus; Or the Secret of Sweet—and with it showcase nine student actors.

How the Women of Howard University Helped Me Realize My #BlackGirlMagic

Tuesday, February 2, 2016I'm not sure how I knew at 18 that Howard University would help me become my best self, but I was right.

Ta-Nehisi Coates to Deliver Howard University's 2016 Charter Day Address

Thursday, February 4, 2016Howard University recently announced that Between the World and Me author Ta-Nehisi Coates will give the school’s prestigious Charter Day Address this March.

Howard University Grad Applies for Loan, Ends Up in Super Bowl Ad

Saturday, February 6, 2016When he applied for a loan, Brandon Williams just wanted to fix up his San Diego condo. “But I had no idea it was going to be part of the Super Bowl,” says the Howard University graduate. But, that’s exactly what happened.

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