Miryim Hanek

Miryim Hanek attends the University of Michigan-Dearborn and is pursuing a major in accounting. In high school, Miryim served as vice president of a club called Peer to Peer which aims to break down any barriers a student may have that limits their level of comfort in school, essentially promoting an inclusive environment for everyone. […]

Ivett Facundo

Ivett Facundo is a proud first-generation college student studying at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. She is part of the First-Gen and Engaged Scholars program at her university. She is driven and passionate about creating a meaningful impact in her community. Growing up in southwest Detroit, she learned the importance of perseverance, hard work, and overcoming […]

Brianna Bryant

Brianna Bryant is a passionate first-generation student that attends the University of Michigan-Dearborn, studying Mechanical Engineering and Applied Arts. She was raised in the heart of Detroit Michigan and embodies the same resilience, creative spunk, and work ethic as her community. She was a part of a fearless all-girls FIRST Robotics team named Mercy MidnightStorm […]

Prudence Akoth Hainga

Prudence is a student at The University of Edinburgh in Scotland pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in political science. She is an outspoken individual, aspiring to be a diplomat and shift narratives that hinder women from taking up leadership roles in her hyper-patriarchal country, Kenya. As a Mastercard Foundation Scholar, she believes that collective input from […]

Martine Irakoze

Martine Irakoze is a Burundian student at the University of Edinburgh in International Relations & International Law. She is a serial entrepreneur, passionate about African youth empowerment. One of her favorite activities in Burundi is to walk around the streets of the slums, where it is common to see young people sitting inactive and unemployed. […]

Grace Kiruja

Grace is a twenty-one-year-old female, a Kenyan by birth. She attends The University of Edinburgh in Scotland, UK, where she is pursuing a bachelor’s in Global Agriculture and Food Security. She went to school mainly in Kenya before getting the chance to go to The United Kingdom. Grace has a lot of passion for matters […]

Shester Landry Msouobu Gueuwou

Shester Landry Msouobu Gueuwou is a young Cameroonian hailing from Bayangam (a small village in the Western region of Cameroon). He studied nursery and primary at Pi and Ju Nursery and Primary Bilingual School Complex Etoudi where he left with a First School Leaving Certificate. Then, he completed both Ordinary Level and Advanced Level at […]

Ewoenam Ablo

Ewoenam is a 21-year-old final year student at the University of Ghana studying a Combined Major in Sociology and Geography. Expecting to complete school in May 2020, she looks forward to pursuing a master’s in Social Protection specifically, child and family studies. She likes to learn new things and is always ready to explore. Her […]

Emmanuella Biney

Emmanuella Biney is an undergraduate at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology reading BSc. Environmental Science. With an interest in international affairs and diplomacy, she is a Sustainable Development Goals advocate, championing Goal 13, Climate Action, having participated in various United Nations SDG conferences. She served as a delegate in the Lifelink Model United […]

Susan Sena Azasoo

Sena Azasoo is the founder of the Save Our Soles (S.O.S) project. She is a creative, ambitious, supportive yet analytical individual who takes pride in her work. She is passionate about health and wellness, and diplomacy, thus igniting her volunteer service to training young children and adults in diverse developmental disciplines, undertaking various professional & […]