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Mandela Washington Fellows arrive for six-week Public Management Institute

MWF Fellows
During their time at Texas Tech University, 25 bright, emerging African leaders will participate in classroom sessions, complete site visits and serve the local community.

WHAT: Texas Tech University hosts a cohort of 25 African fellows who will complete a six-week Public Management Academic and Leadership Institute, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and its implementing partner, the International Research & Exchanges Board (IREX).

WHEN: Through July 30

WHERE: Various locations on campus and around Lubbock

EVENTS: Created in 2014, the Mandela Washington Fellowship is the flagship program of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) and empowers young African leaders through academic coursework, leadership training and networking opportunities. YALI was created by President Barack Obama in 2010 and aims to support the growth and prosperity of young African leaders, strengthen democratic governance and increase peace and security across Africa.

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International Affairs