Teguh Dartanto (Indonesia 2017) was recognized for his devotion to education with the Anindya Bakrie Fellowship. The fellowship is named after EF Board of Trustee member, Anindya Bakrie and is awarded by the Bakrie Center Foundation.
Terence Patterson (USA 2016) was awarded the 2017 Chevron Fellowship. As CEO of Downtown Memphis Commission, Patterson’s mission is to mold Memphis in becoming a city that thrives socially and economically.
Jonathan Malagon (Colombia 2017) was granted the 2017 Douglas Dillon Fellowship for his keen understanding of economics and dedication to promoting financial literacy in Colombia. The award is in honor of former Eisenhower Fellowships’ Board of Trustee member, Douglas Dillon.
Fatima Mohammed (Nigeria 2017) is the proud recipient of the 2017 ExxonMobil Fellowship for her commitment towards improving livelihood of displaced citizens in her country and creating a more peaceful society.
The James Hovey Fellowship was awarded to Fredrick Bruhn (Sweden 2017) for his work with Unibap, one of Sweden’s most promising technology startups, and his dedication to making the world a more AI (artificial intelligence) friendly place.
Vanessa Cooksey (USA 2016) received the 2017 Thomas McCabe Fellowship for her leadership in finance and philanthropy. The award was instituted in 1986, with a pledge from EF board member James McCabe, to honor his father’s founding chairmanship of Eisenhower Fellowships.
For her excellent work in the fossil fuel industry, Sue-Ern Tan (Australia 2017) was awarded the 2017 Philip D. Reed Fellowship; Tan is the general manager at Shell QGC. The award was instituted in 1993 with Mr. Reed’s gift to the EF endowment.
Cheevan Daniel (Sri Lanka 2017) was selected for the 2017 United Technology Corporation Fellowship for his leading role in News 1st and his efforts to improve the way people access information.
Dean Fealk (USA 2016) was bestowed with the 2017 H.A. Wagner Fellowship for his work with DLA Piper; Fealk is head of DLA Piper’s Global Equity Practice. The award is named after Eisenhower Fellowships’ Executive Committee and Board of Trustee member, H.A. Wagner.
The 2017 John S. Wolf Fellowship was awarded to Anita Ahmad (Malaysia 2017) for her outstanding work for the Hasanah Foundation. The award is named for Eisenhower Fellowships’ ninth president and awarded annually to a Fellow committed to deepening understanding between the United States and Asia and collaborating with Impact across the EF global network
The Ward Wheelock Fellowship will be named in the fall of 2017.