Welcome to our Summer Intern, Jamie Vieson

Jamie Vieson is a senior at the University of Dayton, where she is double majoring in Human Rights Studies and Philosophy. She is also pursuing minors in Political Science and Women and Gender Studies. Through her studies, Jamie has developed a passion for human...

Welcome to Our Summer Intern, Yashi Gunawardena

Yashi Gunawardena is a junior at Davidson College, where she is majoring in Political Science and minoring in Economics and History. Yashi is interested in US foreign policy in African and Middle Eastern nations. Working as a tutor for Syrian girls has made her...

Welcome to our Summer Intern, Kpakpo Serge Adotevi

Kpakpo Serge Adotevi is a senior at The American University in Washington DC, majoring in International Peace and Conflict Resolution and minoring in International Development. He is from Togo, West Africa and now lives in Columbia, Maryland. He has grown more and...

Kenyan Man Doing His Part to Protect Local Wildlife

A Kenyan man has been driving numerous hours to Tsavo West National Park four days a week to deliver thousands of gallons of water to animals – elephants, buffalo, antelopes, and zebras – that would otherwise go thirsty. Patrick Kilonzo Mwalua, a pea farmer by trade,...

Increased Recognition of Africa’s Female Entrepreneurs

AFJN is pleased to see successful African women increasingly receiving the recognition they deserve. In March, Forbes highlighted several female entrepreneurs whose stars are rising on the continent. In April, Google doodle honored late Ghanaian entrepreneur Esther...