My Grace Hopper Celebration Experience

   This year 2019,  I was privileged to be a recipient of the GHC student scholarship. I was in Orlando, Florida from the 1-4th of October for the Grace Hopper Celebration for Women in Computing Conference. At GHC, I got access to career and academic workshops, networking opportunities, and memories that will last for a lifetime. I

Launch of My Story Series

We are very excited and happy to launch the “My Story Series”, to bring to you the stories of our Scholars. At JumpStart, we encourage our Scholars to each be the author of their unique stories. Want to know what our Scholars have been up to? Stay with us as we launch this unique series,

International Day of the Girl Child

Today, we celebrate the girl child. The theme for this year’s celebration is  With Her: A Skilled GirlForce Since 2014, we have been providing Entrepreneurial Leadership Training (ELT) to young people between the ages of 13 and 19.  Over 65% of our students are girls.  We ensure that our female scholars enter the job market with

Our Founder is a UN Young Leader for the SDGs

We are excited to announce that our President and Founder Madelle Kangha has been selected as a UN Young Leader for the Sustainable Development Goals. She is one of the 17 leaders selected from over 8046 applicants from 184 countries, due to her outstanding leadership and contribution towards a sustainable world. For the next two years, she

Scholars Spotlight – Bonaventure Che

  We are pleased to announce that Bonaventure Che from our class of 2017 was one of the 100 young Africans selected for the Mandela Centennial Scholars Programme. About the Program African Leadership University (ALU) in partnership with the Graça Machel Trust and the Mandela Institute of Development Studies (MINDS) launched the Mandela Centennial Scholarship

Alumni Spotlight – Samiratu Ntohsi

In 2017, we reached out to you on behalf of one of our students, Samiratu Ntohsi who was selected to join the African Leadership University in Rwanda and thanks to your support, Samiratu moved to Rwanda in September 2017. A year on, we caught up with Samiratu and here is what she had to say about her

Scholars Blog – Glory Tiele Yenchek

Glory Yenchek from our 2017 class shares some highlights from her experience at the Yale Young Africa’s Scholars Program: Being selected and attending YYAS Rwanda 2018 has been an incredible experience. I have been greatly enriched educationally, politically and socially. In the educational domain we were given SAT tutorials and we had sessions on how