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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