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Schools are the epicenter of learning for communities around the world. From the actual infrastructure of schools - connectivity, power, and accessibility - to the provision of quality learning opportunities, tools, and teachers, Resolution Fellows are working to improve schools across the world.

Schools are the epicenter of learning for communities around the world. From the actual infrastructure of schools - connectivity, power, and accessibility - to the provision of quality learning opportunities, tools, and teachers, Resolution Fellows are working to improve schools across the world.

Sisterwork

Luisa Reyes is launching Sisterwork in New Jersey to inspire young women's leadership in her community. Utilizing design-thinking, creative expression, and social-emotional learning, Sisterwork will help young women engage with their communities to discover new possibilities, connect with role models, and gain early-career experiences.

Luisa Reyes

Luisa Sophia Reyes is a Davis Scholar majoring in Economics at Wellesley College. She is the Founder of Sisterwork, a young women’s leadership and career development program to empower economic mobility in New Brunswick, NJ. She brings experience in start-up business development, non-profit program coordination, and development of new initiatives to support her work and team at Sisterwork. She draws inspiration from her life experiences, community and passion to create tools, spaces and stronger systems that empower women and youth.

Sua IT

Sua IT is a social venture that seeks to advance computer literacy to school children in rural communities. This project will use mobile information and communications technology (ICT) learning units using a unique curriculum, learning materials, and laptops which will be powered by generators. This will facilitate learning and skills development in ICT for these children. Mobility is achieved by the ease of transferring the units from one community to another with minimal set-up time.

Golda Afoakwa

Golda is passionate about building supply chains that mutually benefit her community’s economic development. She is the co-founder of Sua IT, a social venture that advances computer literacy to children in the rural communities. During her undergraduate studies, she applied her business and finance acumen to consult entrepreneurs in her community which led to the set up of three mobile banking businesses in her home country, Ghana. She has gained relevant work experiences in Pacific Savings and Loans, Verified Group of Companies, Megaton Coffee and Ironwood Ventures.

Richard Sewor

Richard Sewor is driven by his desire to see others succeed. He has engaged in lots of community services and developmental projects that have offered him a substantial amount of experiences to contribute to the success of Sua IT. He is an active volunteer for claim initiative and the Impact crew where he actively supports community development through various outreach programs in Ghana. In 2016, Richard led a team of 5 students to Achiase for a Rural Development and Education Project. For two weeks, his team offered computer lessons for over 55 students in Achiase R/C Basic School.

Douglas Amoo-Sargon

Douglas Amoo-Sargon is a life long learner. He is part of the first cohort of the International Accelerated Degree Program between Arizona State University and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Ghana. He is currently in the second year of his masters program in the field of biomedical engineering with focus in medical imaging and imaging analysis. He is a member of Young African Leaders Initiative and National Society of Black Engineers. He was selected to be a Resolution Project fellow for his project titled Sua IT which seeks to advance

Youth Empowerment Initiative (YEI)

Youth Empowerment Initiative (YEI) is a student-run initiative that aims to build the capacity of youth and support primary school education in Yumbe District, Uganda. The project recruits and trains youth mentors to provide mentorship to primary school children and provides textbooks and lesson revision materials to upper primary classes.

Claudia Saavedra

Claudia and her family moved from Chile to the United States in hopes for a better life to achieve the American Dream. Her strong work ethic led her to graduate at the top of her high school class, which qualified her for the NJ Stars scholarship and provided her the opportunity to attend community college for free as a first-generation college student. She currently holds an Associates degree from County College of Morris in Public Administration with honors. At the age of 20, she was elected to serve on the Board of Trustees at County College of Morris as the Alumni Trustee.

FlairNow

Claudia Saavedra is launching Flair Now in Newark, NJ to make college access feasible and relatable through the use of a mobile and web app that provides personalized mentoring to increase college access one click at a time.

Heather Weller

Heather is a second-year at the University of Chicago majoring in Public Policy and minoring in Human Rights. Heather is the founder and COO of a nonprofit called “Thank a Veteran” that aims to thank our veterans, soldiers, and their families. In addition, she works in a diverse classroom in Chicago through the Neighborhood Schools Program.

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