#YALIServes chat with Celestina Obiekea and Mimshach Obioha

Celestina Obiekea and Mimshach Obioha joined the YALI Network for a chat about our service initiative, #YALIServes. Along with this chat, the two created videos that are available on the YALI website, yali.state.gov/serves. These videos highlight all the wonderful parts of volunteering. Throughout the chat, our online audience showed a...

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Transparency and Good Governance: A #YALIChat with Nancy Boswell, Jessica Tillipman and Ken O. Opalo

After teaching a course on Responsible Leadership Transparency and Good Governance, Nancy Boswell, Jessica Tillipman and Ken O. Opalo joined the YALI Network to answer questions and further the discussion on what individuals and communities can do to promote transparency in their country. While transparency and accountability are not easy...

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You asked about gender equality. Ambassador Wharton answered.

On April 3, the U.S. Department of State’s acting under secretary for public diplomacy and public affairs, Ambassador Bruce Wharton, fielded many of your questions about women’s rights in a Facebook #YALICHAT. Topics included the importance of educating women and girls, the need for women entrepreneurs to serve as role...

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Special edition U.S. elections #YALICHAT wrap-up

Political consultant and public relations specialist, Kitty Kurth, joined the YALI Network team to answer your questions about the United States’ elections. This historic presidential election caught the attention of YALI Network members and people across the globe. Still have questions about the electoral process? Learn more with these snapshots...

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#YALICHAT Wrap-up: 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship Application

Experts from the U.S. Department of State answered your questions about the 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship with a three-day Facebook #YALICHAT. We’ve compiled the most frequently asked questions, with answers from those who know best! APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Many of the #YALICHAT participants wanted to know if they qualified for the...

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Planning a training or #YALILearns event? Check out these tips from Marcella Simon.

Members of the YALI Network tuned in to Facebook August 25–26 for a chat with education and training expert Marcella Simon, who answered their questions on training tactics, goals and styles. Many of these tips can also be used to help you plan your own #YALILearns event. In her blog...

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Highlights from a #YALICHAT with 2016 Mandela Washington Fellows

As 1,000 Mandela Washington Fellows gathered in Washington for a presidential summit that featured a town hall meeting with President Obama, several took the time to participate in a #YALICHAT with YALI Network members to talk about their six-week experience in the United States and offer advice to those wanting...

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Highlights from a #YALICHAT with CODE’s Hamzat Lawal

Hamzat Lawal, CEO of Connected Development (CODE), held a Facebook chat with the YALI Network from Tuesday, June 14, through Thursday, June 16, to talk about how to organize and mobilize others around a cause. For more information, please check out the original YALI Network online course, “Understanding Elections and...

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