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Video: Fellow Final Thoughts, Lamba Ka

Video: Fellow Final Thoughts, Lamba Ka

Lamba Ka, a communications expert from Senegal and participant in the 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship at the University of Notre Dame, discusses some of the most impactful moments from the six-week fellowship, such as learning to appreciate the personal and cultural diversity in this year's cohort of fellows. 

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Fellow Spotlight: Winifred Otokhina

Fellow Spotlight: Winifred Otokhina

Strengthened in faith and resolve from her experience in the 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship at the University of Notre Dame, Winifred Otokhina is ready to continue her crusade for sickle cell disease (SCD) care and awareness back home in Nigeria.

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Video: Fellow Final Thoughts, Florentine Nzisabira

Video: Fellow Final Thoughts, Florentine Nzisabira

Florentine Nzisabira, an educator from Burundi and participant in the 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship at the University of Notre Dame, discusses some of the most impactful moments from the six-week fellowship, such as learning about human-centered design and how her preconceptions of the United States were changed.

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Globalization the focus on 2017-18 Notre Dame Forum

Globalization the focus on 2017-18 Notre Dame Forum

Father Jenkins has invited Andrew Card and Denis McDonough, chiefs of staff to Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, to discuss U.S. foreign policy in a keynote Notre Dame Forum event at 7 p.m. Oct. 4 (Wednesday) in the Leighton Concert Hall of the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center. “Views from the West Wing: How Global Trends Shape U.S. Foreign Policy” will be moderated by Maura Policelli, executive director of the Global Policy Initiative in the new Keough School of Global Affairs.

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Video: Fellow Final Thoughts, Mulku Sulaiman Bangura

Video: Fellow Final Thoughts, Mulku Sulaiman Bangura

Mulku Sulaiman Bangura, a youth advocate and ICT professional from Sierra Leone and participant in the 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship at the University of Notre Dame, discusses some of the most impactful moments from the six-week fellowship, as well as what changes he plans to bring to his country moving forward, such as solar energy.

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Video: Fellow Final Thoughts, Stella Sata-Rukayi

Video: Fellow Final Thoughts, Stella Sata-Rukayi

Stella Sata-Rukayi, a wealth consultant from Zambia and participant in the 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship at the University of Notre Dame, discusses some of the most impactful moments from the six-week fellowship, the changes she has seen take place within herself, and how she plans to inspire change moving forward.

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Fellow Spotlight: Elhadj Tidiane Diamilatou Diallo

Fellow Spotlight: Elhadj Tidiane Diamilatou Diallo

The work rarely stops back home in Guinea for Elhadj Tidiane Diamilatou Diallo, a 2017 Mandela Washington Fellow at the University of Notre Dame. Between three companies, friends, and family, he's fully booked. But nothing is slowing his mission to create a better tomorrow for his country after the conclusion of the fellowship. 

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What is the Private Sector’s Approach to Global Development in the Trump Administration?

What is the Private Sector’s Approach to Global Development in the Trump Administration?

The private sector has continued to take on more of a role in helping to address global development challenges in recent years. But what will be the private sector’s role in global development in the new Trump administration? This question, among many others related to engaging the private sector in global development work, was discussed in depth on April 24, 2017 when NDIGD convened a group of stakeholders in Washington, D.C., to discuss recommendations for the next generation of public-private partnerships.

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Fellow Follow-Up: Rania Ibrahim

Fellow Follow-Up: Rania Ibrahim

Before the summer of 2016, Dr. Rania Ibrahim, a Notre Dame Mandela Washington Fellow from Ethiopia, and Dr. Olubunmi Okanlami ’08 EMBA, then a critical care pediatrician with Memorial Hospital of South Bend, were strangers separated by an ocean. Neither one could have anticipated the high-impact professional relationship that would blossom during the six-week business and entrepreneurship-based program.

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