Eisenhower Fellowships


Eisenhower Fellows build bridges of understanding across borders and cultures and work together to better our world.

Geetha Tharmaratnam

UK, 2015


CEO / Founding Partner
Aequalitas Capital Partners


Why Now Is The Ideal Time To Invest In Africa, The Fastest Growing Continent In The World

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Katy Hayward
Northern Ireland, 2019


Senior Fellow, ‘UK in a Changing Europe’ initiative and Reader in Sociology

Queen’s University, Belfast


What do we know and what should we do about the Irish border?

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Miriam Meckel
Germany, 2008


Founding Publisher
Handelsblatt Media Group


Is Angela Merkel a feminist? – Interview with Miriam Meckel

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Nobukhosi Dlamini
South Africa, 2020


Founder and Executive Director
Bahati Tech


Bahati Tech: Technical, Operational, and Legal Knowledge in One

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Shivon Byamukama Rwanda, 2016

Managing Director
Babyl Rwanda

Babylon’s E-health Reaches 30% of Rwandans via Phone-Sharing

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Najla Al-Midfa
United Arab Emirates, 2019


Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center – Sheraa


Emirates teams up with Sheraa to boost entrepreneurship

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Melissa Little
Australia, 2006


Theme Director of Cell Biology
Kidney Development, Disease and Regeneration Group, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne


Professor Melissa Little – Murdoch Children’s Research Institute stem cell initiative

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Diego Valenzuela
Argentina, 2008

City of Tres de Febrero Buenos Aires, Argentina

Mayor Diego Valenzuela celebrated a clear victory in Tres de Febrero, including the popular neighborhoods.

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P. Sainath
India, 2000

Founding Editor
People’s Archive of Rural India

Recipient of the Fukuoka Grand Prize 2021

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SreyRam Kuy
USA, 2021


Deputy Chief Medical Officer, South Central VA Network
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Health Administration


Houston’s Dr. SreyRam Kuy will be spotlighted as a national inspiration

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Anita Brown-Graham
USA, 2005


Professor and Director, ncIMPACT
University of North Carolina, School of Government


2021 Eisenhower Fellowships Distinguished Fellow Award

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Dan Isom 
USA, 2013


Interim Public Safety Director  


Mayor-elect Jones to appoint former police chief as new public safety director

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Adam Thiel
USA, 2018

Fire Commissioner and Emergency Management Director
City of Philadelphia

Philadelphia is the second city in the United States to welcome refugees from Afghanistan.

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Dean Fealk
USA, 2016


Managing Partner for San Francisco
DLA Piper


DLA Piper partner Dean Fealk first law firm leader elected to board of Silicon Valley Leadership Group

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Jayantha Fernando
Sri Lanka, 2012


Legal Advisor
ICT Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA)


LankaSign: Unlocking the next level of Sri Lanka’s digital transformation

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Bam Aquino
Philippines, 2021

Former Senator
Senate of the Philippines

Kaya Natin Movement, PAPO, and MSD launch Pandemic Playbook

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Ellisha Othman

Malaysia, 2020


Managing Director / Clinical Psychologist

SOLS Health, Science of Life Studies 247


Women Warriors In Mental Health: How A Community Supports Each Other’s Mental Wellness


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Magaly Blas
Peru, 2018


Director, Mama River Program
Cayetano Heredia University


The Eisenhower Minute: An EF Spotlight Video

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2021 annual awards ceremony

EF Chairman, former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, presented the 2021 Eisenhower Medal for Leadership and Service to Jamie Dimon, Chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase, and the 2021 Distinguished Fellow Award to Anita Brown-Graham (USA 2005), ncIMPACT Initiative Director at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Celebrated film, stage and television actor Harry Lennix closed the two days of celebration with a reflection on the timely and important work of Eisenhower Fellowships around the world.

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EF spotlight

Eisenhower Fellows making an impact around the world

Meet our Spring 2022
Africa Fellows

EF selects leaders combating climate change

Fellows fighting Covid 
across the globe

Making the world more peaceful, prosperous
and just

Bam Aquino (Philippines 2021)
Kola Masha (Nigeria 2012)
Dwaun Warmack (USA 2019)

EF salutes our
late Chairman
General Colin L. Powell 


Leaders Inspiring Leaders

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Exceptional candidates who receive a USA Fellowship will travel from the United States to one or two countries in the EF network.

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