From Nigeria to the world: Oghenefego Isikwenu & Oke Temitope are 2011 YouthActionNet Global Fellows

by Sola Fasasi

Now in it’s 10th year, the International Youth Foundation’s YouthActionNet has become a global hub of young social innovators, comprising of nearly 550 youth in 60 countries. These fellows have found creative ways to tackle huge global challenges such as religious extremism and climate change.

The 2011 Global Fellows have just been announced, and they join a dynamic global network of nearly 550 young social innovators in 60 countries. This year, Isikwenu Oghenefego & Temitope Olaniyi Oke join the list of 21 fellows from 16 countries.  From October 1-7, Fellows will be part of a retreat in Mexico City, following which they will be participate in a one-year program in leadership development, networking, advocacy and skill-building. Congratulations to this year’s fellows!

Watch as the 2011 YouthActionNet Fellows explain their social change work.

See the full list of 2011 YouthActionNet Global Fellows below:

Andeisha Farid, Afghanistan

Antonella Vagliente, Argentina

Arundhuti Gupta, India

Aysegul Guzel,Turkey

Benjamin, Sunday, Uganda

Catalina Ruiz Navarro, Colombia

Evodius Rutta, Tanzania

Frank Fredericks, United States

Freeman Trebilcock, Australia

Gabriel Bastardo, Spain

Henrique Rocha Mendes, Brazil

Ines Cuatrecasas, Spain

Ivan Cyril & Jed Sayre, Philippines

Marita Cheng, Australia

Marquis Brown, United States

Oghenefego Isikwenu, Nigeria

Oke Temitope Olaniyi, Nigeria

Rodrigo Arnaud, Mexico

Sabhanaz Rashid Diya, Bangladesh

Sheldon Smith, United States

 

For more information, contact:

[email protected]

www.youthactionnet.org

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