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APRU, UC Davis and Universiti Malaya Launch Third Cohort of Asia Pacific Women in Leadership Mentoring Program

The University of California, Davis, the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) and Universiti Malaya launched the third cohort of the Asia Pacific Women in Leadership (APWiL) Mentoring Program. The third cohort has 94 participants, consisting of 47 mentoring pairs that represent 24 APRU member institutions (out of 61 total member institutions). Of these 24 institutions, seven have participated in all three cohorts, 12 have participated in two cohorts and five are newcomers this year.

Humphrey Fellowship Alumnus Earns Impact Award for Education and Anti-Poaching Work

UC Davis Humphrey Fellowship alumnus Fabrice Inkonkoy (Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2019-20) was recently honored with a Humphrey Fellowship Program Alumni Impact Award. He is being recognized for his work in developing anti-poaching protocols in the Luki Biosphere Reserve, the home of the last population of Central African Chimpanzees, in addition to other native animals. Inkonkoy’s project aims to have a lasting impact on an ecosystem threatened by poaching, deforestation and illegal logging pressures in his home country, the Democratic Republic of the Congo. 

Taking Action Locally

Applications for the Winter 2022 SDG Internship are now open. Learn more about the internship.

Most of us, myself included, tend to think on a macro-level when we think about making a difference in the world—but in truth, there are so many groups and organizations in our own communities already doing so much of that work. While attending a research university is an incredible opportunity to participate in the research and innovations solving global problems, it’s equally as beneficial to take action locally.

Humphrey Fellows Put Students in the Driver’s Seat on Climate Action

The 2022–23 UC Davis Humphrey fellows arrived on campus with the goal of strengthening their professional development and collaborating on global challenges using their collective expertise. During the fall quarter in collaboration with UC Davis Sustainability, the fellows facilitated a First-Year Aggie Connection for new undergraduate, international and transfer students on climate change.

Top 10 Articles of 2022

As 2022 comes to a close, Global Affairs reflects on its top 10 most popular articles of the year that highlighted global connections, partnerships, collaborations and experiences. 

UC Davis Hosts Delegation from Singapore

The University of California, Davis welcomed Gan Kin Young, Singapore’s Minister of Trade and Industry, on September 7, 2022, for a day-long exploration of key agriculture and aquaculture topics. UC Davis leadership, faculty, and government officials, and industry representatives with ties to UC Davis and Singapore discussed vertical farming, cultivated proteins and aquaculture as they relate to advancing food security.