Texas Tech College chosen as prestigious management institute accomplice | KLBK | KAMC


LUBBOCK, Texas (PRESS RELEASE) — The next is a press launch from Texas Tech College:

Texas Tech College is proud to announce its choice as an Institute Accomplice for the 2022 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Younger African Leaders. Starting in mid-June, Texas Tech’s Workplace of Worldwide Affairs will host 25 of Africa’s brightest, rising Public Administration leaders for a six-week Management Institute, sponsored by the U.S. Division of State.  

“We’re excited to host the 2022 Mandela Washington Fellows and contribute towards growing the abilities and experiences of a gifted group of younger African leaders who will serve the way forward for their communities and nations,” stated Sukant Misra, vice provost of worldwide affairs at Texas Tech. “This system gives distinctive alternatives for the Fellows in addition to Texas Tech college and employees, native organizations, and the larger Lubbock group to broaden globally by way of networks, partnerships and friendships with rising younger African leaders.” 

The Mandela Washington Fellowship, the flagship program of the Younger African Leaders Initiative (YALI), empowers younger African leaders by way of tutorial coursework, management coaching, mentoring, networking, skilled alternatives and area people engagement.  YALI was created in 2010 to help younger Africans as they spur financial progress and prosperity, strengthen democratic governance and improve peace and safety throughout Africa. Since 2014, the U.S. Division of State has helped practically 5,100 Mandela Washington Fellows from throughout Sub-Saharan Africa to develop their management abilities and foster connections and collaboration with U.S. professionals. The cohort of Fellows hosted by Texas Tech might be a part of a bunch of 700 Mandela Washington Fellows hosted at 27 instructional establishments throughout the U.S. 

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After their Management Institutes, Fellows will take part within the Mandela Washington Fellowship Summit, the place they’ll participate in networking and panel discussions with one another and with U.S. leaders from the general public, non-public and non-profit sectors. Following the Summit, as much as 100 competitively chosen Fellows will take part in 4 weeks of skilled growth with U.S. non-governmental organizations, non-public corporations and authorities companies. 

Funded by the U.S. Division of State’s Bureau of Instructional and Cultural Affairs and carried out by IREX, Management Institutes will supply packages to problem, inspire and empower younger leaders from Africa to deal with the challenges of the twenty first century. 

Texas Tech College is also happy to announce that it has been chosen to host a Fellow for the Skilled Improvement Expertise (PDE) element of the Fellowship from January 31 to March 11, 2022, sponsored by the U.S. Division of State. 

Because of the world COVID-19 pandemic, and with the well being, security, and well-being of Fellows and Companions as the best precedence, the Mandela Washington Fellowship was carried out nearly in 2021. New for this yr, 30 of the 2021 Fellowship Alumni have been chosen to participate within the spring 2022 PDEs – six-week digital skilled placements with U.S. non-governmental organizations, non-public corporations and authorities companies. PDEs enable Fellows to be taught and develop as younger professionals whereas offering enriching alternatives for U.S. organizations to take part in collaborative exchanges.  

For extra details about the Mandela Washington Fellowship Management Institute at Texas Tech, contact Michael Johnson at (806) 834-4622 or go to the YALI web site.  

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(Press launch from Texas Tech College)