Sharmaine Thérèsa has been part of the Yali Network for many years and is a promoter of free education opportunities in Africa, and in particular in South Africa. As part of the YALI Network, you have access to over 25 Free Online Courses and the Video Vignette Series that cover a range of important issues. They include both video and written components to suit varying bandwidths. The Online Courses also include discussion guides to spark conversations, quizzes to test your knowledge, and an opportunity to earn a YALI Network Certificate. Take your first Online Course or watch your first Video Vignette Series today.

Throughout the year, YALI Network members come together to address important issues across the continent. Through these initiatives, you can join other YALI Network members in raising awareness and taking actions on issues that matter to you.

You can learn more about the achievements of YALI Network members – and access practical information to help you achieve your own goals – by reading one of the blog posts or listen to podcasts online. There are hundreds of them and updated weekly. They include everything from interviews with YALI Network members on farming and voter education to how-to guides on starting a business and making the most of your job search.

Do you want to learn what you can do to promote human rights or protect the rights of women and girls?

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The digital YALI Network was established as a public diplomacy tool to help the United States expand beyond the reach of in-person exchange programs.  The Network shares online policy-based information by reaching, engaging, and mobilizing more diverse and wider audiences than traditional messaging alone.  The Network’s public engagement campaigns promote U.S. policy goals in Africa, such as good governance, gender equality, women’s empowerment, and entrepreneurship to help young African leaders develop the skills and connections they need to become a positive force for change in their communitiesWebsite:

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