USA Fellow Celebrates Milestone

  • Jane Golden

Jane Golden, ’03, USA, along with 600 guests, celebrated the Mural Arts Program’s 30th Anniversary last month at the annual Wall Ball fundraiser. Throughout the past year, the public art program was highlighted in many ways throughout the City of Philadelphia. From the website: “Thirty years after Mural Arts’ humble beginnings as an anti-graffiti program, it has evolved into an... Read More

University in Spain Opens Nominations

  • Paloma Sanchez

The Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM)-Accenture Chair in Economics and Management of Innovation Paloma Sanchez, ’98, Spain, announced the award for a research paper. The motto for the 2014 award is “Digital Agenda and Innovation”. Examples of particular topics to tackle and the conditions to apply can be found here.  The 2013 Award was given “ad exequo” to: • Sergio Vicente, "Lending... Read More

Turkish Fellow Announces CSR Award

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Dr. Yilmaz Argüden, ’93, Turkey, founded Argüden Governance Academy, a non-profit initiative established by a donation from ARGE Consulting to help improve the quality of governance in public, private, and NGO sectors by conducting research, delivering training, organizing events, and promoting best in class examples to improve both the understanding and implementation of good governance.... Read More

USA Fellow Gives Voices to Veterans

  • john mcgah

Executive Director of Give US Your Poor John McGah, ’02, USA, had the idea to raise awareness and funds to put an end to veteran homelessness through music. At the 2nd annual EF unConference in St. Louis in November 2013, McGah pitched the idea to host a concert to reach this end, calling it The American Music Project - Voices for Veterans (AMP:VfV). About a half dozen Eisenhower Fellows agreed... Read More

Saudi Fellow Travels to Philippines for Healthcare Recruitment

  • Basma AlBuhairan

Filipino Fellows Ernie Garilao, ’86, Billy Villareal, ’86, Ramy Hermano, ’59, Omar Cruz, ’86, and Dan Songco, ’99, hosted dinner on June 16 for Dr. Basma AlBuhairan, ‘13, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz University Hospital. AlBuhairan was accompanied by Dr. Anne Blunden, Executive Director of Nursing. AlBuhairan was in the Philippines with a team from the... Read More

Peruvian Fellow Spreads Passion for Adaptive Leadership

  • stefan reich

Stefan Reich, ’13, Peru, worked with the local EF alumni chapter in Peru to run a three-day workshop for top national leaders under 40. People from the private sector, public sector, and NGOs got together in Arequipa, a city in the Andes, to “experience” leadership and to understand the complexities in mobilizing each other. Reich said, “It was wonderful: the group represented the diversity of... Read More

Ashoka Seeks Global Entrepreneurs

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Ashoka provides start-up financing, professional support services, and connections to a global network across the business and social sectors, and a platform for people dedicated to changing the world. They are preparing to add more than 20 extraordinary entrepreneurs to their senior leadership in six regional hubs - Washington, D.C., London, Sao Paulo, Cairo, Nairobi, and Bangalore. Operating as... Read More

Brazilian Fellow to Korea

  • Dr. Anna Barbara Proietti

Anna Barbara Proietti, ’00, Brazil, took some time on a professional trip to Korea to meet with fellow alumni Eisenhower Fellows in Seoul. Of her time with the Korean Fellows, she said, “It was wonderful to meet you …and get to know more about Korea, your activities and plans for the EF network in Korea, as well as [to share with you] about our association in Brazil (‘Abefellows’) and the... Read More

Pakistani Fellow Getting New Perspective

  • zeeshan usmani

Dr. Zeeshan Usmani, ’12, Pakistan, has been crisscrossing the globe, traveling from Pakistan to the U.S. for several incredible opportunities which have enabled him to share his work using predictive simulation modeling.   In April, the Eisenhower Fellows of North Carolina invited Usmani to present “Disrupt: Predicting Life, Death and Suicide Bombers With the Eyes of a Machine” to more than... Read More

Australian Fellow Supports “Constructive Disruption”

  • david flanagan wa of the year

David Flanagan, ’13, Australia, was awarded Western Australian of the Year. The honor recognizes the highest level of contribution made to Western Australia (WA) by those either born in WA, or those who have chosen to call WA home. Flanagan is renowned for his personal philanthropic contributions to a variety of charities and Aboriginal organizations. The news has gained some profile throughout... Read More

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