march 2018


Paula DiPerna (USA '98) is interviewed on the release of her latest book 'Travels in the Time of Trump'
Shahid Mahmud (Pakistan '01) and Maria Sarungi-Tsehai (Tanzania '16) take the stage at the 'Leaders in Islamabad Business Summit' earlier today. EF President, George de Lama, is also in attendance.
Today on International Women's Day we celebrate just some of the 560 extraordinary women in the Eisenhower Fellowship's network! (Women's Leadership)
Pakistan's President, Mamnoon Hussain, met with EF President, George de Lama, and commented that "the fellows of this institution are performing invaluable services for the humanity." (DND)
Read more on Arvind Gupta's (India '14) thoughts on artificial intelligence at EmTech India 2018 (LiveMint)
John Chandler (USA '17) owner of Chandler Farms in California, comments on the issues caused by the recent freeze (YourCentralValley)
Can resilience be taught to those who might not come by it easily? Molecular Biologist, Rana Dajani (Jordan '14), is part of an experiment to support children living in conflict zones (Brinkwire)
Listen to Rengin Akillioglu (Turkey '06) as she shares the importance of emotions in achieving success, at her TEDxTalk held at Rice University last month (Youtube)
Congratulations to Chloe Lee - EF Youth Leader '17 for her selection as a 40 under 40 Girls in Tech Taiwan! #efjourney (Taiwan)
Congratulations to the Bangsamoro Young Leaders Program, a year-long initiative of the ARMM Regional Governor, Eisenhower Fellows Association of the Philippines, and Ayala Foundation, Inc. (Mindanao)


"Congratulations to Rama Kayyali, who has been selected to serve on the 77th Endeavor International Selection Panel (ISP) in Dubai!" (Albawaba)
“I came back from that experience with my eyes blown wide open," says Chelsea Collier (USA '16) after her fellowship in China. (Startland News)
What's the story behind Sakae's green frog logo? MONEY FM 89.3 chats with the founder and chairman of Sakae Holdings, Douglas Foo (Singapore '13), to find out his plans to grow the company, how he manages risk in running the business as well as what his favourite sushi is. (OMNY)
“All of you, your story is not written. Your story is before you, still to tell," says EF President, George de Lama, to the children of Uda Aparekke Primary School in Sri Lanka, which has recently joined forces with the Gammadda Weda Dahasak program, to provide clean water for the area. (NewsFirst)
"We are very thoughtful about how technology will play a bigger and bigger role in people’s lives as they age," says Anupam Pathak (USA '17) founder of Liftware​, a smart utensil which cancels out hand tremors. (MedGadget)
Join Jack Bienko, Cordell Carter II, Chelsea Collier and Nate Robinson (all USA '16) at SXSW 2018 in Austin, TX. Learn about their #efjourneyin China. (SXSW)
Lindelwa Farisani (South Africa '16) has been awarded the UBS EMEA Employee Volunteer Award for 2017! Join us at EF in congratulating her! 
Congratulations EF Youth Leader, Alexia Hilbertidou (New Zealand '17) on being named one of the Queen's Young Leaders! #EFJourney
Congratulations to Selim Dundar (Turkey '17) at Dundar & Sir (DundarSir)




Nigeria’s Fatima Mohammed (Nigeria '17)  has been elected as African Union Commissioner for Peace and Security in Addis Ababa. (AR News)
"The willingness of entrepreneurs to bring people into their company is a big deal. It is a big change that has only occurred in the last few years," says Sandra Glasgow (Jamaica '00) Executive Director of FirstAngelsJA, interviewed by the Jamaica Gleaner 
Amish Tripathi (India '14) is announced as India's best selling fiction writer, according to Amazon India 


"Blockchain – in existence for over a decade but still a mystery to many." EF's latest Huffington Post article by Sanjay Podder (India '17) and Shridhar Venkat (India '14) 


"The entire conference was buzzing with a feeling of belonging, a feeling that the delegates matter to one another and to the group, and a shared belief that together we could create a genuine positive difference." New Zealand Youth Leader, Alexia Hilbertidou, shares her experiences at the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit (U.S. Embassy & Consulate in New Zealand)

Congratulations to Sanchia Jacobs (New Zealand '15) on her new leadership role as Chief Executive (


Congratulations to Sherina Edwards (USA '17) on her newest appointment (Cision)