Meet the 2019 Global Fellows

Twenty-four exceptional mid-career professionals from government, business and civil society have been selected for Eisenhower Fellowships 2019 Global Program, which will take place from March 28 to May 10. These rising leaders will embark on a six-week fellowship in the United States, engaging in a transformative exchange of knowledge and ideas with the leading minds in their fields. The spring cohort of Fellows represents 24 countries across Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America and Oceania. The 2019 Global Fellows are thought leaders in education, health, entrepreneurship, biomedical research, counter-terrorism, health tech, communications and the environment. 

 

Saidu Abdullahi, Head of Partnerships, Next Billion Users – Sub-Saharan Africa, Google, Nigeria

                                                               

Mohamed Abou El-Enein, Head of Clinical Development, Berlin-Brandenburg Center for Regenerative Therapies, Germany

 

Najla Al Midfa, Chief Executive Officer, Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center - Sheraa, United Arab Emirates

 

Aisha Chaudhary, Head of Media Cell Punjab, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, Pakistan

 

Carson Chen, Founder/Chief Technology Officer, iXensor, Chinese Taipei

 

Burak Dalgin, Managing Director, Darby Private Equity, Turkey

 

Jazmín Gustale Gill, Vice Minister of Inclusive Economic Growth, Ministry of Planning, Economic and Social Development, Paraguay

 

Collin Haba, Managing Director, The New Times, Rwanda

 

Júlia Iván, Interim Director, Amnesty International Hungary, Hungary

 

Rodrigo Lara, Senator, Senate of the Republic of Colombia

 

Rozella Marie Mahjhrin, Founder, True Complexion, Malaysia

 

Darlene Mutalemwa, Senior Lecturer, Mzumbe University, Tanzania

 

Sudirman Nasir, Senior Researcher, Faculty of Public Health, Hasanuddin University, Indonesia

 

Khanh Nguy, Executive Director, Green Innovation and Development Centre, Vietnam

 

Kennedy Ochieng Mwai, Legal Officer, National Counter Terrorism Centre, Kenya

 

Eloy Oliveira, CEO, Instituto República, Brazil

 

Phoebe Phillips, Associate Professor and Deputy Director, Adult Cancer Program, Lowy Cancer Research Centre, University of South Wales, Australia

 

Braimah Sulemana, Executive Director, Media Foundation for West Africa, Ghana

 

Andrea Tobia Zevi, Adviser to the Italian Prime Minister, Mr. Paolo Gentiloni, Presidency of the Council of Ministers, Italy

 

Vishnu Venugopalan, Officer on Special Duty, Ministry of Shipping, Government of India, India

 

Séverine Wernert, Member of Cabinet, Commissioner Julian King, European Commission, European Commission

 

Kim Yin Wong, Group Chief Executive Officer, Singapore Power Limited, Singapore

 

Noël Zemborain, Executive Director, Junior Achievement Argentina, Argentina

 

Nancie Zhu, Presenter/Anchor, Phoenix Television, China

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