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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Its the final day of our Igniting Change: Womens Education Fund! Donate today and together we can fund one more scholarship before the end of our campaign! 

Scholarship recipient and WMI Graduate Scholar Dr. Amisha Silwal of Nepal works at the Nepal Cancer Hospital and Research Center. She is also starting an organization to prevent non-communicable diseases in Nepal through public health research and education. Amisha is also developing a network that would enable collaboration between WMI medical researchers across continents.

It's the final day of our Igniting Change: Women's Education Fund! Donate today and together we can fund one more scholarship before the end of our campaign!

Scholarship recipient and WMI Graduate Scholar Dr. Amisha Silwal of Nepal works at the Nepal Cancer Hospital and Research Center. She is also starting an organization to prevent non-communicable diseases in Nepal through public health research and education. Amisha is also developing a network that would enable collaboration between WMI medical researchers across continents.
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Such a beautiful picture! 😍 Congratulations di! 💜

Congratulations Amisha!!!

Congratulations chunne 💕

Congratulations Dr Amisha Silwal

Congs Dr Amisha

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We need more women in the room - where research is done, where solutions are developed, where decisions are made, where care is given.

A WMI scholarship made it possible for Dr. Catherine Nagadya to be in the operating room. As an accomplished professional, and with programmatic support and grants from WMI, Catherine founded an organization and small business to provide high school scholarships to girls in Uganda, currently responsible for the books and tuition of 56 young women. Donate today to support scholarships for women! https://www.wellsmountaininitiative.org/ignitingchange

We need more women in the room - where research is done, where solutions are developed, where decisions are made, where care is given.

A WMI scholarship made it possible for Dr. Catherine Nagadya to be in the operating room. As an accomplished professional, and with programmatic support and grants from WMI, Catherine founded an organization and small business to provide high school scholarships to girls in Uganda, currently responsible for the books and tuition of 56 young women. Donate today to support scholarships for women! www.wellsmountaininitiative.org/ignitingchange
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When are you shortlisting successful candidates please?

Nagadya is in which hospital in uganda

That's awesome! Congratulations!

In the village where Betty Nakiwala grew up a woman is still not permitted to inherit property. After the death of her father, Betty, her mother and sisters were forced to leave her home. They then experienced homelessness in a strange city for some time. Now, as a second year scholar of medicine, Betty plans to become just the second female neurosurgeon in Uganda.

Funding women’s college education will make a world of difference! www.wellsmountaininitiative.org/ignitingchange Donate Today!

In the village where Betty Nakiwala grew up a woman is still not permitted to inherit property. After the death of her father, Betty, her mother and sisters were forced to leave her home. They then experienced homelessness in a strange city for some time. Now, as a second year scholar of medicine, Betty plans to become just the second female neurosurgeon in Uganda.

Funding women’s college education will make a world of difference! www.wellsmountaininitiative.org/ignitingchange Donate Today!
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We shouldn't let the mischief that others throw at us pull us down! I admire your courage Betty and just like you I plan on becoming a neurosurgeon too, a greater version of Ben Carson. Hope and determination cannot be quenched, we can only hope sponsors extend their tentacles to us women, so we can speak to the world with our achievements. I pray I can find a tentacle to hang on to as well, we have similar stories. I love your determination girl, go make us proud! See you at the top!

Focus and determination will lead you to Neurosurgeon Betty ! All the best !

صمت العقول ؟؟!😟😟😟💚

Inspiring message. Betty you can do it

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

this is my dream

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

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