Mandela

News about the Mandela Washington Fellowship Program at UC Davis

 

Igniting Innovation: 2019 Mandela Fellows Share Their Passions

July 25, 2019
In preparation for the 2019 Mandela Washington Fellowship Summit, the UC Davis Mandela Fellows shared about the work they are doing or plan to do in their home countries, and their thoughts on an issue of importance to them. Their presentations center around the theme: “Inspiring Innovation and Growth through Leadership.”

UC Davis welcomes Mandela fellows

July 03, 2019
On June 19, UC Davis welcomed 24 young African professionals for its six-week Mandela Washington Fellowship. The fellows, all leaders in their respective fields, will be in Davis through July 28 for a program organized by UC Davis Global Affairs. This year’s fellows are the fourth cohort that UC Davis has hosted since its inaugural fellowship in 2016.

UC Davis Welcomes 24 Leaders from Sub-Saharan Africa

June 20, 2019
On June 19, UC Davis Global Affairs welcomed 24 young professionals from Sub-Saharan Africa as part of its fourth Mandela Washington Fellowship, the flagship program of the Young African Leaders Initiative.

Global Experiences Take Students to All 7 Continents

May 23, 2019
Global academic projects and internships, study abroad, and international research do more than help you to reach your academic goals. They also broaden your horizons through exposure to hands-on experiences and new cultures in diverse settings. At UC Davis, students are gaining skills and partnering with collaborators in all corners of the world.

Mandela Washington Fellowship Events

Through programming in partnership with businesses, nongovernmental organizations, and local and state government agencies, the Public Management Institute at UC Davis exposes Mandela Fellows to a diversity of perspectives on public management.

I Am Not Going Back to Ethiopia

April 26, 2019
At the Mandela Washington Fellowship Presidential Summit, Fellows—elected as representatives of the 20 academic host institutions—present short, dynamic ignite talks on the themes equality, ethics, and opportunity. This is the text from Abraham Genetu Tiruneh's 2018 ignite talk.

Veterinarian from Ghana Completes Mandela Fellowship with HSVMA

November 06, 2018
Dr. Joannishka K. Dsani was placed as an intern with the Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association (HSVMA) through the prestigious Mandela Washington Fellowship and considers it a "life-changing experience."