First Impressions

Cooper Chibomba has over nine years of experience in the fields of spatial planning, fundraising, and community engagement. Currently, Cooper is the president for Zambia Institute of Planners, a professional institute. In 1990, I was …

We Are Learning

Obinna Ebirim of Nigeria has over four years’ experience in public health, clinical health, political technical assistance, social media health advocacy, youth development and leadership.  He is currently a senior program officer for International Vaccine …

Humans of YALI: Masello Mulato

Humans of YALI is a series of spotlights on 2016 UW-Madison Mandela Washington Fellows. Reporting for Humans of YALI is done by Mandela Washington Fellow Sicily Mburu. “Am I unique? Well, I believe I have …

YALI is Real

Peter Anomah-Kordieh K. has over seven years of experience in various fields in the disability development sector, and disability rights in particular. Currently, Peter K. is a program officer and human rights advocate for the …

Happy Father’s Day, Barack Obama

Obinna Ebirim of Nigeria has over four years’ experience in public health, clinical health, political technical assistance, social media health advocacy, youth development and leadership.  He is currently a senior program officer for International Vaccine …

A Much Anticipated Arrival

Meagan Doll is the Mandela Washington Fellowship program coordinator at UW-Madison and a recent graduate of the university’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication.   The African Studies Program office has known for just over …