Emily Louise Bowman
For the third time in four years, Team USA ranked first in the International Mathematical Olympiad, the standard for excellence in youth mathematics.
Hundreds of young professionals from across Africa will spend a summer in the U.S. as Mandela Washington Fellows, learning how to lead. Will you be one?
Learn how this innovative technology could help companies around the world keep track of their supply chains and find out how their suppliers' workers are treated.
Young women in Afghanistan are learning how to code — and how to speak up on national issues. Students at Code to Inspire, a computer science program for girls, built a game to call out the Taliban's opium trade.
Learn about a new effort to enable young African leaders to join forces with the African-American diaspora to advance development in Africa.
Young leaders from sub-Saharan Africa’s 49 countries are returning home with clearer visions, revived purpose, and stronger networks after a summer as Mandela Washington Fellows.
Jehovah's Witnesses are law-abiding people of faith who follow a unique interpretation of the Bible. Russia's Supreme Court decided Witnesses' views make them “extremists,” and now 50 face criminal prosecution.
Based on the Teach For America model, Teach For Uganda tackles widespread teacher absenteeism and high dropout rates by placing university graduates in underserved primary schools across the East African country.
New inventions from the global health startup community, with funding from USAID, are improving care — and outcomes — for Ebola patients in the DRC.