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Pulte Institute to host Mandela Washington Fellowship with new format

Pulte Institute to host Mandela Washington Fellowship with new format

The Pulte Institute for Global Development, part of the Keough School of Global Affairs at the University of Notre Dame, is proud to announce its selection as an Institute Partner for the 2021 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders. Beginning June 21, the University of Notre Dame will virtually engage 25 of Africa's bright, emerging business leaders for a six-week Leadership Institute, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.

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Community health workers are heroes, too

Community health workers are heroes, too

A recent article for BRAC USA, co-authored by Ray Offenheiser, William J. Pulte Director of the Pulte Institute for Global Development, discusses the one-year anniversary of the World Health Organization declaring the coronavirus outbreak as a global pandemic and the need to address community health workers on the front lines as heroes.…

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Immigrant Doctors Worry About Families Back Home With Little Vaccine Access

Immigrant Doctors Worry About Families Back Home With Little Vaccine Access

In a recent WFYI Indianapolis interview, Paul Perrinevidence and learning director at the Pulte Institute for Global Development, offers insight regarding the global disparity in access to the COVID-19 vaccine. 

"Where do you administer these vaccines? Is it in the health system? Well, what if they're people in remote areas? How do they present to the health system? And so it's not just as simple as saying, we're going to send vials overseas, and people will be vaccinated. There’s a whole series of steps that need to happen.”…

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University of Notre Dame Selects EdTech Innovator Everspring to Build Professional Development Courses

University of Notre Dame Selects EdTech Innovator Everspring to Build Professional Development Courses

Everspring Inc., a leading provider of education technology and services to universities seeking to build or expand their online capabilities, has announced a partnership with the University of Notre Dame to build a series of professional education courses for the Pulte Institute for Global Development, part of Notre Dame’s Keough School of Global Affairs

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PROJECT VIDEOS

Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

The University of Notre Dame was among 20 universities selected to welcome 25 young leaders from sub-Saharan Africa to receive immersion training as part of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI).

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Building Tomorrow's Schools

NDIGD and Building Tomorrow are working together toward building a primary school in the village of Kongota - one of the poorest communities in the Rakai District of Uganda.

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Haiti Multi-Hazard-Housing Model

Since the 2010 earthquake, the Notre Dame Department of Civil Engineering and Geological Sciences faculty have worked to design a stronger and more affordable housing model to provide resistance and structural reinforcement capable of withstanding both hurricanes and earthquakes.

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Clean Water Wells in Burkina Faso

NDIGD, in cooperation with Engage Burkina and Clean Water in Africa, is working to build new wells throughout the country of Burkina Faso, West Africa.

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The Connectivity, Electricity, and Education for Entrepreneurship (CE3) Project

NDIGD, Accenture, and HP are taking the lead to empower disconnected communities in northern Uganda by harnessing solar energy to generate electricity for Internet and communications technologies, education and training centers, and new locally developed ventures.

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The Tshumbe Project

NDIGD is helping to solve the challenge of limited access to electricity and connectivity for a university in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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