KECTIL ANNOUNCES ITS 2019 LEADERSHIP AND INNOVATION CONFERENCES

Kectil is pleased to announce its 2019 Leadership and Innovation Conferences. We would like to meet you in person for valuable discussions about issues that matter to youth. Last year our local conferences were focused on Africa (Kenya, Nigeria and Ghana) and India. This year, we focus on Southeast and East Asia and the Caribbean. These three conferences are available …

KECTIL CELEBRATES THE REMOVAL OF PRESIDENT OMAR AL-BASHIR FROM POWER IN SUDAN

The Kectil Program congratulates Sudan on the overthrow of its brutal dictator, President Omar Al-Bashir on April 11, 2019. Well done. Having ruled the country for 30 years, it is said that Al-Bashir has taken over US $9 billion dollars from his country and hidden it internationally. He is primarily responsible for the war in Darfur, which it is estimated …

KECTIL SOUTHEAST ASIA REGIONAL MEETING!

HANOI, VIETNAM (MAY 24TH) The Kectil Program is very pleased to announce that it will hold its first Southeast Asia local conference in Hanoi, Vietnam on Friday May 24th! We are ready to meet enthusiastic Southeast Asian youth leaders who want to meet with us in Hanoi! The Kectil Colleagues participating in the local meetings will discuss issues facing the …

KECTIL CELEBRATES PETER TABICHI- 2018 GLOBAL TEACHER PRIZE!

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” -Nelson Mandela (Former President of South Africa) Kectil congratulates Peter Tabichi for receiving the 2018 Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize! Mr. Tabichi is a teacher in a rural area of Kenya who is serving others at the highest level of community contribution. Kectil honors Mr. Tabichi …

CELEBRATING WOMEN IN SCIENCE- QUARRAISHA ABDOOL KARIM

“Don’t let anyone rob you of your imagination, your creativity, or your curiosity. It’s your place in the world; it’s your life. Go on and do all you can with it and make it the life you want to live.” -Mae Jemison (first Black Woman to travel in space) Today we would like to celebrate powerful African female scientists who …

CELEBRATING FEMALES IN SCIENCE-Congratulation to DONNA STRICKLAND!!

2018 Nobel Laureate in Physics As we continue focusing on females in science, The Kectil Program congratulates Donna Stricklamd for her award of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics. Ms. Strickland is a Canadian optical physicist and pioneer in the field of pulsed lasers. She is a professor at the University of Waterloo. She served as fellow, vice president, and …

CELEBRATING FEMALES IN SCIENCE- Congratulations to FRANCES ARNOLD!!

“Don’t be afraid of hard work. Nothing worthwhile comes easily. Don’t let others discourage you or tell you that you can’t do it. In my day I was told women didn’t go into chemistry. I saw no reason why we couldn’t.” Gertrude B. Ellion (American Biochemist) 2018 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry This week, Kectil will be focusing on females in …

1000 MALES CAMPAIGN

KECTIL MALE PROMISE LEADERS PLEDGE To celebrate International Women’s Day on Friday, March 8th, The Kectil Program is pleased to announce it will host a Twitter event at 2:00 pm GMT to launch its new initiative “The 1000 Males Campaign”. We are challenging males in developing countries to take the Kectil Pledge to be a Kectil Male Promise Leader. Many …