Fellow Class: Class 9

Yvette Abizeyimana

Yvette Abizeyimana is a MasterCard Foundation Scholar in her first-year student at EARTH University pursuing her bachelor’s degree in agricultural science and natural resource management. She is a Resolution Project fellowship winner as of June 2017 as the co-founder of Rwanda YouthInitiative for Agricultural Transformation (RYIAT). She is also the founder of Mukobwa Ivugire “girl …

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Gerard Ndayishimiye

Gerard Ndayishimiye is a Rwandan, studying agricultural science and natural resource management at EARTH University in Costa Rica, expected to have his first undergraduate bachelor’s degree in December 2017. From September to December of 2016,  he worked with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) as an intern in Tanzania. He is a founder of …

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Madel Beaudouin

Madel Beaudouin recently graduated from Queens College with degrees in Political Science and Economics and is an incoming analyst at Moody’s Corporation. Passionate about learning new ways to spur community wealth building, she founded the Queens Entrepreneurship Fund. The Queens Entrepreneurship Fund designs one-year fellowships that equip college students with the skills and experience in …

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Annet Mukamurenzi

Annet Mukamurenzi is a MasterCard Foundation Scholar and a Resolution fellow. She is a Fourth year student at EARTH University in Costa Rica and a candidate for a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Management. Her career interests are start-up businesses, agriculture/food and social entrepreneurship and investment. She is the co-founder and a …

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Rejoice Dufe

Rejoice Dufe is a young woman who is passionate about children’s welfare and their rights to education. She is also a committed crusader of social change. Currently, she is a student at the University of Ghana Legon where she studies French and Linguistics. Rejoice aims to continue in the development of language education and establish …

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Julio Sosa Maldonado

Julio is a fifth year medical student at Universidad Central de Venezuela. Born and raised in Caracas, Julio attended a Jesuit high school to which he attributes his devotion to serve others. He has been involved in multiple activities that have helped him develop as a young leader, starting as part of the student’s council …

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Juan Torres

Juan is a 5th year medical student at Universidad Central de Venezuela. He was born and raised in Caracas. Juan is fluent in Spanish, his native language, English, French and German. During the first 4 years of his career, Juan enrolled himself in a variety of extension groups that enabled him develop as a student …

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Kayiza Isma

Kayiza Isma is 23 years old and from Uganda. He joined the MasterCard Scholarship Program at BRAC Uganda and, through its aid, completed his Advanced level of Education at Seroma Christian High School. He then again applied for the MasterCard Foundation Scholarship Program at Makerere University, where he is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in …

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Nsubuga Thomas

Nsubuga Thomas is young academically talented Ugandan citizen and a MasterCard foundation scholar at Makerere university majoring in quantitative economics. He is the third born in a family of six with the highest level of education in his family. His love and desire to be part of everyone’s life in community inspired him to take …

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Justine Recio

Justine graduated from the Ateneo de Manila University Class of 2017 with a degree in Management Economics and a thesis specialization in Social Entrepreneurship. She is the president and founder of PAMANA Philippines, a social venture that aids subsistent indigenous communities and rural farmers achieve food security through the practice of sustainable agriculture and improved …

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