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Posts from July 2014

A Warm Welcome to MasterCard Fellows

YALI Washington Fellows Meet and Welcome Fellows of the MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program

Young African Leaders Initiative Washington Fellows gathered at GSPP with Berkeley and Stanford scholars from the MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program, a global initiative aimed at helping youth – particularly young African students – access valuable educational institutions, networks, and opportunit… More

Dispatch from a Summer Internship: Corey Matthews

This summer, GSPP student Corey Matthews is posted at the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation, which works to create jobs and attract new businesses to Los Angeles' 88 counties. He has been working closely with the Director of Public Policy to align stakeholders around the growth of the ae… More

Alice Waters and the Edible School Yard

YALI Washington Fellows Visit With Champion of Sustainable Food

Photo Credit: Cyrus Kawalya “Food can be affordable, but it must never be cheap,” said Alice Waters in her meeting with the Young African Leaders Washington Fellows. “When food is too cheap, it is the farmer who pays the price.” Alice Waters is the proprietor of Chez Panisse … More

YALI Washington Fellows on KQED’s Forum

Four of the 26 Washington Fellows of the Young African Leaders Program studying at the Goldman School this summer were interviewed on KQED's Forum with Michael Krasny.  From left: Chief Sbonelo Mkhize, Chair of the uThukela House of Traditional Leaders in South Africa, Zana Ouattara, co-director of… More