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Published: Monday, 14 Jan 2019
Author: Global Youth Advancement Network
Department: Office of the Dean

Eunice was born with sickle cell trait and spent years of her life in and out of hospitals. Though her experience was challenging, it inspired her to join the health field in Ghana. Today, Eunice is the CEO of E-Juice Company Limited.

Published: Thursday, 03 Jan 2019
Author: Global Youth Advancement Network
Department: Office of the Dean

The Young Innovators in Entrepreneurship and Leadership Development (YIELD) initiative helps young entrepreneurs access and maximize opportunities in the rapidly evolving agri-food system in Africa. To escalate these efforts, YIELD distributed monetary awards to four young agripreneurs to help fund and scale their initiatives.



Published: Monday, 15 Oct 2018
Author: Global Youth Advancement Network
Department: Office of the Dean

On October 1-2, 2018, YIELD convened with twenty agri-entrepreneurs in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Titled "Working Hard, Working Smart", the conference gathered 12 entrepreneurs from Tanzania and five from Ghana to engage in innovative discussions and problem solving.



Published: Friday, 07 Sep 2018
Author: Global Youth Advancement Network
Department: Office of the Dean

On September 1st, MSU's Global Youth Advancement Network (GYAN), Alliance for African Partnership, Student Affairs and Services, and Rising Black Men—a black male mentorship group at MSU—hosted the first annual event, Ubuntu at MSU: Celebrating Unity in Diversity among African, African American, and Caribbean Students through Dining, Dance, and Dialogue.



Published: Tuesday, 14 Aug 2018
Author: Global Youth Advancement Network
Department: Office of the Dean

Kiemi is the founder and President of Singida Youth Entrepreneurs and Consultants Cooperative Society (SYECCOS). Established in 2009, SYECCOS is involved in the facilitation, establishment and operations of beekeeping apiaries in Tanzania. He is constantly surrounded with honey just like he saw in his dream.



Published: Thursday, 02 Aug 2018
Author: Global Youth Advancement Network
Department: Office of the Dean

The Global Youth Advancement Network is excited to host the first annual "Ubuntu at MSU" dialogue, dine, and dance session for African, African American and Caribbean students.



Published: Wednesday, 18 Jul 2018
Author: Global Youth Advancement Network
Department: Office of the Dean

In order to more accurately capture the work we are doing with and for youth worldwide, and after careful deliberation and consultation, MSU's Youth Empowerment Program (YEP) has changed its name to the Global Youth Advancement Network (GYAN)!



Published: Wednesday, 11 Jul 2018
Author: Global Youth Advancement Network
Department: Office of the Dean

MSU is looking to expand its African Scholars Program to beneficiaries in North-East Nigeria. Along with the Nigerian government, MSU is co-developing a program that will demonstrate the university's power to implement activities related to the education, entrepreneurship training, job placement, mentoring, and leadership development of Nigerian Scholars.



Published: Tuesday, 03 Jul 2018
Author: Global Youth Advancement Network
Department: Office of the Dean

Rellika Kisyula was at the top of his class and less than two semesters away from graduating with a bachelors degree inMedia and Information when an accident threatened to derail him. His response to the adversity was an impressive and inspiring display of resilience.



Published: Friday, 29 Jun 2018
Author: Global Youth Advancement Network
Department: Office of the Dean

Young Innovators in Entrepreneurship and Leadership Development (YIELD), a Global Youth Advancement Network (GYAN) initiative, is pleased to present its YIELD Shop Webinar Series. This series of monthly webinars will help young entrepreneurs access and maximize opportunities in the rapidly evolving agri-food systems of Africa by equipping them with knowledge and best practices for small business management and growth.