Announcing the WMI 2021 Scholars
Congratulations to these 80 students representing 16 countries chosen from 1604 applicants
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Social Change Through Education and Community Building
Where young people are able to realize their full potential and become leaders in creating the changes they want to see in their communities and, ultimately, the world.
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Wells Mountain Initiative works to create social change through education and community building by providing bright young people in the developing world with student scholarships, skills training, and start-up funding, building a network of grassroots leaders who are catalyzing community transformation.

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For WMI Graduate Scholar Jawaria Shahzad, completing her degree in biotechnology would not have been possible without the assistance of a WMI scholarship. Her home country of Pakistan ranks 153rd out of 156 countries assessed in the 2021 Global Gender Gap Report. In a country where the gender gap in education enrollment is up to 13%, women hold only 25.3% of professional and technical roles, and less than 5% of all managerial positions, expanding access to education and professional development is crucial.*

With a WMI scholarship Jawaria completed her degree in biotechnology in 2019 and has since worked for a local research facility to find a potential natural treatment for liver cancer. Her civic engagement is centered around educating local children. She is also a WMI Global Advisory Board member currently building a mentorship program that will help students reach their professional goals.

For WMI Graduate Scholar Jawaria Shahzad, completing her degree in biotechnology would not have been possible without the assistance of a WMI scholarship. Her home country of Pakistan ranks 153rd out of 156 countries assessed in the 2021 Global Gender Gap Report. In a country where the gender gap in education enrollment is up to 13%, women hold only 25.3% of professional and technical roles, and less than 5% of all managerial positions, expanding access to education and professional development is crucial.*

With a WMI scholarship Jawaria completed her degree in biotechnology in 2019 and has since worked for a local research facility to find a potential natural treatment for liver cancer. Her civic engagement is centered around educating local children. She is also a WMI Global Advisory Board member currently building a mentorship program that will help students reach their professional goals.
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Congratulations!

Thanks WMI for helping young scholars. I dream of joining this great intiative.

GOD bless WMI

That’s awesome!

Wonderful,more grace

Congratulations

Am pursuing similar though at a lowest stage"holder of certificate in Biomedical sciences" but am more than eager to take any rising opportunity for further studies.am from Malawi. My email is: mtnyaude@gmail.com

This is absolutely awesome!

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Research shows that investing in women’s education is the most impactful development investment you can make, benefiting the individuals, their families, communities and country.

Deborah Akello’s career is just one example of this fact. Her experience growing up as a girl in Uganda and a survivor of abuse motivated her to study law with a WMI scholarship and devote her career to seeking justice and advancement for women and girls who are survivors of abuse. Deborah founded an NGO that provides pro-bono legal representation, community advocacy, emergency housing and business training for women.

Research shows that investing in women’s education is the most impactful development investment you can make, benefiting the individuals, their families, communities and country.

Deborah Akello’s career is just one example of this fact. Her experience growing up as a girl in Uganda and a survivor of abuse motivated her to study law with a WMI scholarship and devote her career to seeking justice and advancement for women and girls who are survivors of abuse. Deborah founded an NGO that provides pro-bono legal representation, community advocacy, emergency housing and business training for women.
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Wow...this an amazing of you Deborah... keep up the spirit 💪🔥

Best wishes

Great

Then the research is fake. So, with sample size of one, you go ahead to make such generalization. Plz read the definition of research again 🤨🤨🤨

With Mother’s Day fast approaching and we invite you to honor a woman in your life with a donation of any amount in her name to WMI’s “Igniting Change: Women’s Education Fund.

As you may know, women scholars face many additional barriers to accessing tertiary education compared to their male peers. Igniting Change is a special campaign to prioritize funding for women scholars.
 
Donate by May 1st and the special person you choose will receive an email on Mother’s Day notifying them that you have supported this cause in their honor. You can also download a beautiful customizable Mother’s Day card to gift or email directly.

https://www.wellsmountaininitiative.org/ignitingchange/

With Mother’s Day fast approaching and we invite you to honor a woman in your life with a donation of any amount in her name to WMI’s “Igniting Change: Women’s Education Fund.''

As you may know, women scholars face many additional barriers to accessing tertiary education compared to their male peers. Igniting Change is a special campaign to prioritize funding for women scholars.

Donate by May 1st and the special person you choose will receive an email on Mother’s Day notifying them that you have supported this cause in their honor. You can also download a beautiful customizable Mother’s Day card to gift or email directly.

www.wellsmountaininitiative.org/ignitingchange/
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Happy Pre Mother Day to ALL mothers

WMI Graduate Scholar Paul Owuor (left) is employed full-time as a nurse manager in a surgical department with more than 50 medical staff in a Kenyan hospital. He also founded a community based organization in 2014 through which he advocates for the sexual and reproductive health and rights of women.

WMI Graduate Scholar Paul Owuor (left) is employed full-time as a nurse manager in a surgical department with more than 50 medical staff in a Kenyan hospital. He also founded a community based organization in 2014 through which he advocates for the sexual and reproductive health and rights of women. ... See MoreSee Less

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Wow...this is awesome of Paul Omondi...may God bless you my brother 👊💯👌 keep transforming the world my brother 👊🎉💯 you are a great change in the world

When I met you at the DBC in Kampala, I knew you were destined for greatness, congs brother!

Congratulations Sir

Congratulations my Chief

My Chairman, I am very and always proud of you.

Congratulations #Paul

All the best for him😍

Congratulations

All the best WMI💛💛

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Prossy Alanyo’s journey to study medicine and
surgery, like many WMI Scholars, was deeply
motivated by the loss of loved ones due to a lack
of necessary medical attention in Uganda. From
day one as a Student Scholar, she has worked in
a medical clinic in her community and
volunteered countless hours providing medical
outreach and information to underserved local
populations. What a difference she is making in the lives of all those who cross her path!

Prossy Alanyo’s journey to study medicine and
surgery, like many WMI Scholars, was deeply
motivated by the loss of loved ones due to a lack
of necessary medical attention in Uganda. From
day one as a Student Scholar, she has worked in
a medical clinic in her community and
volunteered countless hours providing medical
outreach and information to underserved local
populations. What a difference she is making in the lives of all those who cross her path!
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Great woman

Congraduations

nice

Nice one

Amazing Change makers ✌🏾✌🏾

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Isaac Yeboah, Ghanaian scholar of clinical medicine, directs the “One Thousand Sanitary Pad Project” which provides health education, sanitary pads, notebooks and masks to ensure young women have the materials needed to participate fully in their education.

Isaac Yeboah, Ghanaian scholar of clinical medicine, directs the “One Thousand Sanitary Pad Project” which provides health education, sanitary pads, notebooks and masks to ensure young women have the materials needed to participate fully in their education. ... See MoreSee Less

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Good health initiative

Wow.. wonderful work Isaac ❣️😊

صمت العقول Nashwa Adamz😥❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤

Wonderful

I hope join you soon😥❤❤❤

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