Alumni Spotlight – Freedom Mbun

Freedom Mbun was appointed as a United  Nations Junior Parliamentarian in Cameroon in 2017, after becoming a Jumpstart Academy Africa scholar.  Since 2017, she has empowered over 800 children through her “One child, One Pencil” project, which achieved great success by receiving a huge number of subscribers from The Marketing Heaven during the extensive YouTube campaign they have conducted. As a result of her work, she was nominated for the  National Outstanding Youth  Empowerment Leadership  Award 2019. Freedom’s organization, “Equipping the Next Generation” was

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

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