If I were on a desert island, and there was nothing else to eat, would I rather eat a grasshopper, than say, my companion? Yes. Under those circumstan...
I am excited to launch the Maternal Health Hereos Summer Series with an interview with H.E. Mrs. Toyin Saraki, founder of the Wellbeing Foundation Africa.
It is of great importance that I'll be able to share with other participants some aspects of our distinct cultures, hence improving our understandings of different cultures and giving us an unbiased view towards certain aspects.
Kenya's troubles shouldn't be minimized. Its civil society is under fierce attack from its government. Its refugee and Muslim communities are scapegoated for terrorist attacks. Its LGBT people are at serious risk. And its security forces are chronically undermined by corruption.
By Ciara O'Donoghue, WiSci STEAM Camp participant As a rising sophomore at the Madeira School near Washington, DC, I'm anxiously counting down th...
These past two years have certainly not been easy, and there have been many long nights that on occasion have ended in tears, but I have a new perspective towards science. My current motto is: I can do it.
By Sisipho Zinja, WiSci STEAM Camp participant Sisipho at the African Leadership Academy Diversity has always been an important source of my...
It is only from discovering human connections from the people around us that we begin to understand ourselves and our leadership abilities better.
President Obama is in Kenya for the 5th annual U.S. Global Entrepreneurship Summit. While the African continent is not a surprising choice for the Summit, given it is home to some of the most promising economies in the world.
With so much focus on the U.S. commitment to African energy and economic development through Power Africa and Trade Africa, Obama's choice of attending this minor event over other major economic summits scheduled in the region might seem a bit odd.
In the post-colonial era and post-9/11 era, will "the scramble for African resources" continue?
The spotlight in Kenya this week at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit will be on the creation of jobs, jobs and more jobs. That is both wise and overdue.
I can't believe I am one of 30 high school girls across the nation to be selected to travel on a 3-week trip to Rwanda, Africa to learn about something I love! This trip is a combination of everything I am passionate about.
Obama should agree to a plan for returning Malik to his homeland rather detaining him indefinitely in the Guantanamo Bay prison without charge or trial.
I left Africa with a renewed focus, with a new perspective in both my personal and professional life and with the hope that I'll have the discipline and the wisdom to take the following with me:
My journey to Rwanda starts in less than three hours. By this time tomorrow I will be in Washington D.C. with thirty other girls, trying -- and undoubtedly failing -- to get some sleep before our thirteen-hour flight to Africa.