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Academy, Fall '21 | New York, USA
Founder, NYU Vallue and Tapper
Sandra is deeply committed to working on education equity and social impact among the youth in collaboration with the senior generation.…
Fellowship, Ecuador '12 | Atlanta, USA
Jacklyn Joy Byrd
Personal Counselor, Georgia State University
Jacklyn is passionate about increasing accessible mental health care to marginalized communities through trauma-informed, body-based psychotherapy. …
Academy, Spring '21 | London, UK
Student, Imperial College London
Ella is passionate about creating policies that guarantee healthcare services are both affordable and accessible to all.…
Academy Spring '22 | Iloilo, Philippines
Ricco Victor Ruto
Student, Ateneo de Manila University
Victor is passionate about designing thematically-oriented projects that can lead to systemic and behavioral change.…
Academy, Spring '22 | Ciudad del Este, Paraguay
Founder, Application Journey
Fiorella is passionate about making high-quality education accessible for Latin American students.…
Academy, Fall '21 | Kigali, Rwanda
Intern & Student, African Leadership University
Zulfawu is passionate about girl child empowerment and community development. Her mission is to help more girls stay in school.…
Fellowship, Brazil '16 | New York City, USA
Erica Teryse Gonzales
Research Assistant, MDRC
Erica is passionate about using evidence-based policies to create just systems with equitable access to high-quality education, job opportunities, and healthcare. …
1700+ Alumni, 100 Countries
March 31st @ 0730am (EST) | 1130 (UTC)
An Expert-led workshop by Damko Wanygyal, Facilitator & Art Therapist. This workshop will focus on mindfulness and self-care through the art of Zentangle.
Leading Ideas: Climate Change
April 15th @ 10am (EST)
The Leading Ideas series presents new ideas and perspectives that are shaping the world today to our alumni community.
March 2oth @ 11am (EST) | 1500 UTC
Munya (Ecuador ’16) will share his professional journey of accidentally transitioning and offer insights into the ever changing landscape of media and storytelling
IEP Ambassador Program
We have partnered with IEP to provide Global Citizen Year alumni with priority admittance into this course. Rethink peace with the Institute’s data-driven approach and discover how Positive Peace is associated with better performance on ecological sustainability, improved wellbeing, stronger GDP growth rates and better business outcomes.
Latest Alumni News
Prince Bashangezi / ACADEMY 21
Bringing Internet Access to His Former Refugee Camp
As a teenager, Prince lived in a refugee camp in Zimbabwe and overcame immense obstacles on his educational journey. Through the Academy, he pitched and has now created a youth IT center in his former camp.…See Prince's Story
Kristen Lee / Fellow Brazil '15
Working her Dream Job at GiveDirectly
Kristen Lee is a Senior Data Manager at GiveDirectly which allows donors to send money directly to people in poverty, with no strings attached. The unconditional cash transfers allow people to use the money however they want to, redistributing resources and agency to the people who need it most. …See Kristen's Story
Nina Possert / ACADEMY '21
Launching a Podcast on Global Gender Equality
Through the Academy, Nina from Austria developed a social impact proposal to put her feminist ideals into action. She has since produced nine podcast episodes featuring diverse global voices and is leading a team of ten volunteers.…See Nina's Story
What is the Community Hub?
The Community Hub is an exclusive platform for Global Citizen Year alumni. It is intended to continue supporting our alumni on their leadership journey beyond Global Citizen Year. The Community Hub has tools to support alumni as they explore their inner landscape and work on making the world a better place. Join here to connect with your fellow alumni across the globe.
How can I get in touch with alumni who are in a particular country/industry/class year?
The best place to go is the Community Hub! In the Alumni Directory you'll be able to search by interests, industry, location, cohort, and more! You can also visit our alumni LinkedIn Group or Facebook Group.
How do I request a letter of recommendation?
To request a letter of recommendation, login to the Community Hub. The letter of recommendation request form is under the Resources Section.