Mandela Washington Fellowship Events

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2018 Mandela Washington Fellowship Events

Public Events
 

  • Nelson Mandela International Day Celebration at UC Davis
    Honoring Nelson Mandela's 100th Birthday
    July 18, 6:30–8:00 p.m.
    UC Davis International Center
     
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UC Davis Mandela Fellows with Robb Davis, Mayor of the City of Davis and Advisor in Services for International Students and Scholars.

Academic, Leadership, and Professional Development Sessions
 

  • Panel with the UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences International Programs Office
  • Public Finance and Economics (Nicholas Bowden, Transportation Technology and Policy Ph.D. student)
  • Energy Efficiency and Zero Net Energy at UC Davis and Beyond (Kurt Kornbluth, assistant adjunct professor in the College of Engineering)
  • Poverty and Education (Diana Moreira, assistant professor in the College of Letters and Science)
  • Visualization Concepts and Presentation Strategies in Teaching, Research, and Outreach (James Carey, distinguished professor in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences)
  • HR Management and Community Engagement (Robb Davis, international student advisor in Global Affairs and Davis mayor, and Mike Webb, Davis city manager)
  • Gender Roles and Women in STEM (Karen McDonald, professor in the College of Engineering, and Linda Bisson, professor emeritus in the College of Biological Sciences)
  • Intercultural Communication (Tina Castillo, academic/associate director and interim co-director of the International English and Professional Programs in UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education)
  • Impact Evaluations to Improve Policy (Arman Rezaee, assistant professor in the College of Letters and Science)
  • Practical Skills in Policy Evaluation (Nicholas Bowden, Transportation Technology and Policy Ph.D. student)
  • Public Finance (Monica Singhal, associate professor in the College of Letters and Science)
  • Migration and Labor Markets (Giovanni Peri, professor in the College of Letters and Science)
  • Legal and Human Rights (Mary Louise Frampton, director of the Aoki Center for Critical Race and Nation Studies in the School of Law)
  • Animal Agriculture and Climate Chang (Ermias Kebreab, professor and endowed chair in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, and associate vice provost for academic programs in Global Affairs)
  • Resolving Conflict: Interest-Based Negotiation (Carolyn Penny, director of the Office of Campus Dialogue and Deliberation)
  • Integrating Gender into Policymaking for Sustainable Development (Jolynn Shoemaker, director of global engagements in Global Affairs)
  • Public Policy and Regulation in the Energy Sector (Nicholas Bowden, Transportation Technology and Policy Ph.D. student)
  • Transportation Infrastructure and Project Management (Austin Brown, executive director of the Policy Institute for Energy, the Environment, and the Economy)
  • Science and Nutrition: Sensitive Agriculture to Sustainable Businesses in Africa (Carrie Waterman, assistant researcher in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences)
  • Water Issues (Jonathan London, associate professor in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences)
  • Water Resources: Energy and Policy Considerations (Sam Sandoval, assistant professor in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences)
  • International Perspectives on Informal Water Systems (Pete Hartsough, assistant project scientist in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, and Yasmina Choueri, Geography Graduate Group Ph.D. student)
  • Climate Issues (Ben Houlton, professor and chancellor's fellow in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and Director of the UC Davis John Muir Institute of the Environment, and Sara Nichols, associate director of strategic initiatives at the UC Davis John Muir Institute of the Environment)

Community Service Events
 

  • Davis Community Meals
  • Urban Forest Project
  • Woodland Tree Foundation
  • Yolo Food Bank

Select Site Visits and Partnerships
 

  • California State Capital
  • Bike tour of Davis with City of Davis Mayor Robb Davis
  • California ISO
  • Crocker Art Museum
  • Davis City Council Meeting
  • Google
  • UC Davis Immigration Law Clinic
  • Mexican Consulate General in Sacramento
  • Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District
  • San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
  • Tesla
  • Uber
  • UC Davis Global Affairs and Davis Network for Africa Networking Reception
  • UC Davis Horticulture Innovation Lab
  • UC Davis Russell Ranch Agriculture Sustainability Institute
  • UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center (TERC)
  • Woodland-Davis Clean Water Agency

 

More Information

Please contact Jennie Konsella-Norene, administrative director of the Mandela Washington Fellowship and assistant director of global professional programs in Global Affairs, at jknorene@ucdavis.edu, with any questions.

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