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.
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.
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.
Lila Kumar Khatiwada, a monitoring and evaluation specialist at the University of Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development (NDIGD), has won the Rural Sociological Society’s (RSS) second annual Ralph B. Brown Scholar Paper Competition.
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.
The University of Notre Dame will welcome 25 bright, emerging African leaders to campus beginning June 16 (Friday) for a six-week business and entrepreneurship institute sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.
Melissa Paulsen, associate director of education and training programs, has been appointed concurrent assistant professor of the practice. Paul Perrin, monitoring and evaluation director, has been appointed concurrent associate professor of the practice.
On April 24, 2017, the Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development (NDIGD) gathered its partners from the private, government, and non-profit sectors for the 2017 Notre Dame Global Pathways Forum at the historic Willard InterContinental hotel in Washington, D.C.
Policelli will provide strategic direction for the initiative, which aims to strengthen engagement with and influence in the nation’s capital and to provide new opportunities for students, faculty and alumni to further the university’s global mission and impact.
The University of Notre Dame is sending nine students abroad to address pressing global development challenges through research as part of a grant with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), managed by the Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development (NDIGD).
Curtis L. Etherly, Jr., the director of federal affairs and international stakeholder relations for The Coca-Cola Company, will deliver the keynote address at the 2017 Notre Dame Global Pathways Forum on Monday, April 24, at the Willard InterContinental in Washington, D.C.
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.