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MWF-YALI 2017: GOODBYE AFRICAN DINNER IN ATLANTA

MWF-YALI 2017: GOODBYE AFRICAN DINNER IN ATLANTA

My adventure has a 2017 Mandela Washington Fellow at Georgia State University (Andrew Young School of Policy Studies) has come to an end. And what a journey. The last six (6) weeks as a Mandela Washington Fellow have been so incredible and exceeded my expectations. As GSU Fellows we decided to host a Goodbye African […]

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MWF-YALI 2017: CERTIFICATE CEREMONY (GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY)

MWF-YALI 2017: CERTIFICATE CEREMONY (GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY)

And my six (6) week Mandela Washington Fellowship adventure at Georgia State University has officially come to an end. It was such an incredible experience, one that I would recommend to any young African leader making change and wishing to make change in their communities and country as a whole. On Saturday we depart for Washington […]

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MWF-YALI 2017: GSU AYSPS ACADEMIC SESSIONS (WEEK SIX)

MWF-YALI 2017: GSU AYSPS ACADEMIC SESSIONS (WEEK SIX)

Our sixth and final week of academic training began in full swing on 24 July and this week was mostly spent with site visits and we had less academic sessions. Time really flies and I cannot believe that the end of the Fellowship is drawing nearer. Theme for Week Six: Civic Engagement One of our academic sessions this week was […]

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MWF-YALI 2017: SITE VISIT TO NEWTON COUNTY GEORGIA

MWF-YALI 2017: SITE VISIT TO NEWTON COUNTY GEORGIA

Our final week of our six week Mandela Washington Fellowship adventure and this week we went on our final site visit – to Newton County. NEWTON COUNTY Newton County is a county located in the north central portion of the U.S. state of Georgia. Newton county is named after Sgt. John Newton, who served under […]

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MWF-YALI 2017: TOUR OF THE GEORGIA STATE CAPITOL BUILDING

MWF-YALI 2017: TOUR OF THE GEORGIA STATE CAPITOL BUILDING

And our final week of our six (6) week Mandela Washington Fellowship adventure at Georgia State University in the USA is here. Time definitely flies when you are having fun and I cannot believe the fellowship experience is coming to an end. Our week six kicked off with a tour of the Georgia State Capitol […]

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MWF-YALI 2017: GSU AYSPS ACADEMIC SESSIONS (WEEK FIVE)

MWF-YALI 2017: GSU AYSPS ACADEMIC SESSIONS (WEEK FIVE)

Our fifth week of academic training began in full swing on 17 July and this week was mostly spent with site visits and we had less academic sessions (and its our second last week of the fellowship – TIME FLIES). Theme for Week Five: Public Sector Expenditures – Education, Public Health, and Criminal Justice One […]

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MWF-YALI 2017: DEAN’S COUNCIL DINNER

MWF-YALI 2017: DEAN’S COUNCIL DINNER

We (GSU Fellows) had the blessed opportunity of meeting some of the members of the Deans Council at Andrew Young School of Policy Studies (AYSPS) at the Deans Council Dinner. A Deans Council ordinarily considers matters of educational and administrative policy and makes appropriate recommendations the President and Chancellor and other University officers – it meets regularly to address […]

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