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Melton Foundation at Nexus Global Youth Summit

A delegation of fellows joined changemakers from around the world and explored collaborations in impact philanthropy.

The Melton Foundation was invited to participate in the Nexus Global Youth Summit at the U.N Headquarters in New York, from 20th-22nd July. Junior Fellows Ashitha Nayak and Beryl Nana Ama Akuffo-Kwapong and Senior Fellows Victor Valenzuela and Gaurav Visvanathan  joined the Executive Director Winthrop Carty in representing the MF at the summit. Nexus is a global movement […]

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How to be a hummingbird: A lesson on Global Citizenship

There are so many things in the world we would like to change: but where to start? Here’s how anyone can learn to make a difference ...

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Melton Fellows empowered at 2016 Clinton Global Initiative University

“The courage to create is very important.” The words of Bill Clinton at the opening plenary of the 2016 Clinton Global Initiative University made me yearn to put my ideas into action. Read Dillard University Melton Fellow Oluseun Joaquin’s report.

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Melton Foundation participates at Ashesi International Week

The Melton Foundation is continuing to strengthen its ties to its newest partner campus, Ashesi University in Ghana. A recent visit by MF staff to the campus provided an opportunity to highlight fellows’ activities and explore new synergies.

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Ashoka U Exchange 2016: Inspiring encounters in Social Entrepreneurship

Dillard University Melton Fellow Oluseun Joaquin reports about her experience attending the 2016 Ashoka U Exchange in New Orleans

Dillard University Fellow Oluseun Joaquin reports about her experience attending the 2016 Ashoka U Exchange in New Orleans

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Melton Fellow meets former President of Nigeria

As a proud citizen of Nigeria, I had always wished for an opportunity to speak with President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan. My curiosity as a global citizen coupled with my interest in understanding the day-to-day runnings of the presidency of a country sparked my interest to speak with him at the University of Virginia.

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Lessons from our last Deep Dive: The good, the bad and the ugly

As preparations for the next Deep Dive begin, fellow Olaf Schiller draws lessons from his follow-up visit to Haiti, one year after the Deep Dive team had left. Here’s what he found out.

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Calling Senior Fellows: New Board member needed!

Senior Fellows are invited to apply to the Melton Foundation Board of Directors. The Board is seeking applicants with experience in finance and/or investment.  

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Temuco for All: Biking for Change

A family bike ride in Temuco, part of the campaign “Temuco para todos” (Temuco for all), gathered nearly 300 cyclists and called attention to the benefits of alternative transportation modes.

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Global Goes Local – Melton Meetings Around the Corner

During March and April 2015, our team is on the road to visit our partner universities and select New Fellows, and we look forward to meeting our community at their doorstep.

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