UC Davis Hubert H. Humphrey Program Events

2018-19 Humphrey Fellows

2018-19 Humphrey Fellowship Program Events

To submit a request a for a Humphrey Fellow to speak at one of your upcoming events, programs, or seminars, please contact Nikki Grey Rutamu, associate director of the Humphrey Fellowship Program in Global Affairs, at ngreyrutamu@ucdavis.edu.

Humphrey Fellows in Washington, D.C.
2018-19 UC Davis Humphrey Fellows enjoying the sights in Washington, D.C. between meetings.

Winter Quarter 2019

Individual Presentations/Speaking Engagements 

  • Presenter: 2018-19 UC Davis Humphrey Fellow Angelina Davydova (Russia)
    Presentation: 
    Humphrey Fellowship experience, work as an environmental journalist, and about communicating climate change issues and presenting them in a visual way at an Earth Journalism course at UC Berkeley

    Date: February 2, 2019
    Location: UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism
  • Presenter: 2018-19 UC Davis Humphrey Fellow Jorge Andres Forero Gonzales (Colombia)
    Presentation: Experience working in Colombia in the areas of human rights, social movements and non-profit management at the UC Davis International Relations Student Association meeting
    Date: February 7, 2019
  • Presenter: 2018-19 UC Davis Humphrey Fellow Mina Lalaoui Kamal (Morocco)
    Presentation: “Environmental Challenges and Opportunities in Morocco" to a students in the UC Davis Department of Land, Air and Water Resources
    Date: 
    February 12 
    Location: Veihmeyer Hall, Room 220
  • Presenter: 2018-19 UC Davis Humphrey Fellow Angelina Davydova (Russia)
    Presentation:
    “Environmental challenges, policy and grass-root campaigns in today’s Russia" as a guest lecturer at a Russian Studies class at Indiana University Bloomington
    Date: February 15, 2019
    Location: Indiana University Bloomington

Public Events and Lectures

Volunteer/Community Service Activities

  • 2018-19 UC Davis Humphrey Fellow Irina Mkrtchyan served as an honorary coach with Global Affairs Associate Vice Provost of Global Education and Services Fadi Fathallah at a UC Davis Women's Basketball Game
    Date: January 31, 2019

Humphrey Fellows at Basketball Game
Global Affairs Associate Vice Provost of Global Education and Services Fadi Fathallah with the 2018-19 UC Davis Humphrey Fellows and other staff members of Global Affairs at a UC Davis Women's Basketball Game.

Fall Quarter 2018

Public Events and Lectures

  • Climate Action Brown Bag
    Presenter: UC Davis Humphrey Alumna Itzel Morales (Mexico, 2016-17)

    Date: August 31, 2018
    Time: 12-1 p.m.
    Location: UC Davis International Center Room 3119
  • Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow Welcome
    Presenters: 2018-19 UC Davis Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows

    Date: September 28, 2018
    Time: 3-5 p.m.
    Location: UC Davis International Center Multipurpose Room
  • Public Presentation on Cuban Culture
    Presenter: 2018-19 UC Davis Humphrey Fellow Marlen Navarro

    Date: December 14, 2018

Individual Presentations/Speaking Engagements 

  • Presenter: 2018-19 UC Davis Humphrey Fellow Marlen Navarro (Cuba)
    Presentation: Cuban Agriculture
    Date: 
    October 6, 2018
  • Presenter: 2018-19 UC Davis Humphrey Fellow Angelina Davydova (Russia) 
    Presentation: 
    “UN Climate negotiations and global climate policy" at the UC Davis International Relations Student Association meeting
    Date: October 15, 2018
  • Presenter: 2018-19 UC Davis Humphrey Fellow Mina Lalaoui Kamal (Morocco)
    Presentations: several presentations about the reuse of treated wastewater in Marrakech city to Scottsdale, Arizona officials, including the mayor of Scottsdale, the executive director of the Arizona Municipal Water Users Association, the water reclamation services director and the wastewater collections manager
    Date: November 5-6, 2018
  • Presenter: 2018-19 UC Davis Humphrey Fellow Mina Lalaoui Kamal (Morocco)
    Presentation: “Environmental challenges and opportunities in Morocco" at a UC Davis 
    International Agricultural Development postgraduate class
    Date: November 27, 2018

Volunteer/Community Service Activities

  • Solar Installation with GRID Alternatives
  • Putah Creek Clean-up
     
Solar panel installation with Humphrey Fellows
2018-19 UC Davis Humphrey Fellows (L-R) Binta Traore, Venance Segar, and Marlen Navarro installing solar panels with GRID Alternatives.

Other Notable Events and Activities (Group)

  • Welcome Potluck for Friendship Hosts and Humphrey Fellows
  • Professional Skills Courses
  • Global Climate Action Summit Symposium at UC Davis: "Managing Lands in a Changing Climate to Improve Agricultural Resiliency, Food Security and Health"
  • California Water Systems Tour
  • Global Climate Action Summit, San Francisco
  • Site visit to UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center
  • 2018 International Research Conference at UC Davis
  • UN Declaration of Human Rights at International House Davis

Other Notable Events and Activities (Individual)

  • 2018-19 UC Davis Humphrey Fellow Angelina Davydova (Russia) attended the UN Climate Change Conference in Katowice, Poland December 4-14, 2018. Davydova moderated a training session on climate journalism for a group of journalists and moderated two more sessions in Russia’s country pavilion: one about opportunities and obstacles to Russia’s low-carbon development and one about education for sustainable development. She spoke at a session dedicated to climate-related educational programs, sharing her experience of teaching environmental and climate journalism. Davydova also facilitated a half-day meeting and planning session of NGO, think tanks, journalists, and local authorities representatives from the region of Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus, co-organized by the Climate Action Network and the Friedrich Ebert Foundation.

More Information

If you are interested in collaborating with the Humphrey Fellowship Program at UC Davis, please contact Nikki Grey Rutamu, associate director of the Humphrey Fellowship Program in Global Affairs, at ngreyrutamu@ucdavis.edu.

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