Umulkheir Mohamed, Kenya

Umuikher Mohamed headshotA student at United States International University in Nairobi, Umulkheir Mohamed is the founder of the Kesho Alliance Organization, a non-profit fighting for quality education and advocacy, especially for young women. The Kesho Alliance pioneered Student to Student Sponsorship (S2S), providing financial assistance and mentorship to students in need. Funded by students for students, the goal of S2S is to connect 400 university students in need with those who can help by the end of the first year.

“Becoming an Eisenhower Youth Leader will give me great exposure and a good networking platform. As a young woman seeking to grow and serve her community, I believe becoming an Eisenhower Youth Leader will expand my circle and impart me with great skills.”