B-SPAN TV 11/5/2018
A Sit Down Interview with Meisha Michele Robinson
An interview with IAWA Founder and Chief Executive of Hope, Meisha Michele Robinson. Meisha talks about her journey from Peace Corps to starting IAWA.
My Peace Corps Story PodCast 7/3/2018
From Corporate brand manager to Peace Corps Volunteer
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.
WorldView Magazine 5/3/2018
Our Responsibility: Follow the Past to Walk Into Our Future
IAWA’s Founder shares with the Peace Corps community the principle of Ubuntu and how the Peace Corps community can apply it to ease tensions in America.
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.