My Peace Corps Story PodCast 7/3/2018
From Corporate brand manager to Peace Corps Volunteer – Meisha Robinson, Benin 2000-2002, South Africa 2012
Meisha Robinson served in Benin as a Peace Corps Volunteer and then again ten years later in South Africa. In between her time as a volunteer, she got an MBA and was the brand manager for Campbell’s Soup. What caused her to leave her high paying corporate job and return to life as a volunteer? Learn on this week’s episode.
Afro Newspaper 5/24/17
More than skin color and ancestral lineage connect Black youth in the United States to other nations like South Africa. According to Meisha Robinson, founder and executive director of I Am We Are (IAWA) – a nonprofit organization that provides youth with social engagement, global awareness, and economic freedom – Black youth across the African Diaspora fall victim to stark rates of unemployment.
Worth-A-Tri Podcast 3/17/17
IAWA Founder, Meisha Robinson joins her long-time friend Erica Singleton on her podcast Worth-A-Tri. They reminisce of trips past, while discussing visiting the Wonders of the World and helping others create a successful future. Follow the show on Twitter @ItsWorthATri and Erica on Twitter@QueenCityE
CGSM Blog 3/15/17
CONSORTIUM ALUMNA’S NONPROFIT WORKS TO AID SOUTH AFRICAN YOUTH
I Am, We Are (IAWA) was founded on the South African philosophy of Ubuntu, or “I am because we are.” This nonprofit organization was born from my desire to create a path for youth in South Africa, where I worked as a Peace Corps volunteer and encountered many youth who yearned to achieve their dreams, but had no vehicle to get there.