Yvonne Akoth

Yvonne Akoth

Africa, Kenya, Tolerance & Conflict Resolution, 2017

As the Director for Impart Change, Yvonne empowers young people with peace building and conflict management skills by providing information through informal workshops and community outreach activities. Yvonne is an expert in peace building and violence prevention, with experience in conflict resolution, management, peace advocacy, and intercultural cooperation. During her fellowship in the United States, Yvonne hopes to learn about building tolerance in ethnically and culturally diverse communities, facilitating successful peace education programs in schools, and developing impactful community-led initiatives. She also wants to develop skills in effective communication, financial management, and fundraising. Upon returning from the Community Solutions Program, Yvonne plans to set up an intergenerational peace dialogue program between youth and community leaders to improve current and future peace interventions.

Vyonne Akoth