Issue Area: Equality & Empowerment

WEEU

WEEU aims to empower women by establishing a vocational and incubation center in Kiwenda which will provide financial literacy courses and training in maggot farming.

Namakula Alicia Mbalire

Namakula Alicia Mbalire is an alumnus of Makerere University, where she pursued a Bsc in Biotechnology. She finds joy when involving in Humanitarian work. She is also passionate about topics on climate change mitigation, women empowerment, and food security. With the above in mind, she is a millennium fellow and a campus director of the …

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Janepher Matini

Matini Janepher pursued BAs in Economics from MakerereUniversity.This was due to her passion to promote community economic developments in the rural areas of Uganda starting with her community in Mayuge where she first identified the need. To fulfill the above, she initiated a campaign“Nhiife initiative” with fellow peers against teenage pregnancy in2020. This initiative invitesMayuge …

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Florence Namubiru

Florence Namubiru is a MasterCard Foundation scholar in her fourth year completing her Bachelors of Science in software engineering at Makerere University. She is the Co-Founder of Women Economic Empowerment Uganda (WEEU) an organization aiming at empowering female household heads economically through maggot farming. She is currently the Inspector General of Governance at the college …

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Projeto Ingresso (Pi)

Projeto Ingresso (Pi) is an online mentorship program that makes the process of getting into the university more accessible for underprivileged social groups. We guide those who wish to continue their studies by assisting them through the entire process. With that, we hope to reduce the inequalities inside the Brazilian education system.

Elora Reis

Elora is a Young Latin American leader and a future lawyer. She is passionate about education, social justice, and youth-led development and is dedicated to pursue and help others achieve intellectual autonomy through the democratization of education. She is currently working on her Social Venture, Projeto Ingresso, which provides mentorship and assistance to underprivileged students …

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Maria Eduarda Silva Santiago

Maria Eduarda Santiago is one of the founders of Projeto Ingresso (PI), an NGO that provides online mentorship on subjects surrounding university entrance for underprivileged students and social minorities. She is 19 years old and was born in Minas Gerais, in Brazil. Maria cares about the social issues surrounding her community and recognizes the importance …

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Yasmim Talissa Reis

We are an online mentorship program that makes the process of getting into the university more accessible for underprivileged social groups. We guide those who wish to continue their studies by assisting them through the entire process. With that, we hope to reduce the inequalities inside the Brazilian education system.

Force aux Femmes

Force aux Femmes is a Community Impact Project started at Jacobs University in Bremen, Germany that aspires to empower refugee women in the community by providing them with civic, language, and cultural education to help them learn how to navigate their new homes and communities.

Kopo Keaikitse

Kopo Keaikitse is a member of the graduating class of 2019 and currently a second-year student at Jacobs University. She is the head of Marketing and Design for Jacobs start-up competition 2021. A tale young African scholar alumni and a co-founder of Force aux Femmes, a student-run group, with aims to empower refugee women. She …

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