Working toward gender equality in Africa

In recognition of International Women’s Day on March 8 and this year’s theme, #BeBoldForChange, we are featuring stories from our leaders and employees throughout the month of March, describing their own bold moments in relation to workplace equality and honoring diversity and inclusion. Dina Scippa, senior gender and social inclusion advisor, International Development This year’s […]

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Empowering Kenya’s Maasai tribe to address water shortages

Early in the afternoon, our Land Rover bounced over the rocky roads of the village of Iltalal in Kenya.  As we caromed over the rutted tracks, the rattling and banging of the truck and our tools melded in harmony with the laughter of the roughly 10 people packed inside.  There was much cause for laughter […]

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YALI Reflections: Benefiting from the guidance of AECOM experts

Initially, six weeks looked like a very long time but it flew by so fast. When I heard that I had been selected for the Mandela Washington Young African Leaders Initiative and would be at the Presidential Precinct, I was excited. It couldn’t have come at a better time as I was just about to […]

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