Japanese Fellow Honored

  • kiyoko

On May 14, Kiyoko Fujii, ‘77, Japan, was honored with the Order of the Sacred Treasure by Emperor Akihito for her dedication to public service engagement for many years. She was granted an audience with His Imperial Majesty in the Imperial Palace. Read More

Youthful Adventures from Brazilian Fellow

  • Flavia & Pilar

Flavia Lins e Silva, ’04, Brazil, published Pilar em Machu Picchu, an addition to the delightful series about a young girl named Pilar who travels the world seeking adventure and knowledge. Read More

Pakistani Fellow Expands Access to Healthcare

  • Dr. Abdul Bari Khan

In Pakistan, the Sindh Government is transferring a 250-bed hospital in the Badin District to Dr. Abdul Bari Khan, ’04, Pakistan. This is one of several “consequential outcomes of The Indus Hospital,” according to Khan, who continues his efforts to enable access to quality healthcare for new populations. Khan also shared that the Punjab Government has handed over management of a 100-bed... Read More

USA Fellow Continues Leadership Development

  • david hyman

David L. Hyman, ’02, USA, and a managing partner of the Philadelphia law firm of Kleinbard Bell & Brecker LLP, was selected by the Economy League of Greater Philadelphia’s Leadership Exchange Recruitment and Selection Committee to participate in the 2014 Greater Philadelphia Leadership Exchange.  This year’s Exchange is a “Learning Visit to Boston” where cross-sector leaders will explore how... Read More

Thai Fellow Appointed to PM’s Staff

  • kittipong kittiyarak

The alumni Eisenhower Fellows in Thailand recently gathered in honor of Dr. Kittipong Kittiyarak, ’01, Thailand, who has worked to promote reform and reconciliation in Thailand. Dr. Kittipong was selected to be the new adviser to the Prime Minister.  At the gathering, the Thai Fellows from the 2013 Southeast Asia Regional Program, Prinya Hom-Anek and Rathapol Bhakdibhumi, reported on the... Read More

Czech Fellow Assists with Pension Reforms

  • martin potucek

Martin Potucek, ’92, Czech Republic, has been appointed by the Czech government to chair a Special Committee on Pension Reform. Members of this body are selected from across the political spectrum; social partners; experts in sociology, demography, economics; and representatives of specific interest groups. Read More

USA Fellows Making Advances in Brain Studies

  • christopher nowinski

In 2011, Dr. Michael Farrell invited Christopher Nowinski, ’11, USA, to speak at Beaumont Hospital in Dublin on his brain study program at Boston University’s Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy. Farrell is one of two neuropathologists in Ireland, and Nowinski asked him to try to replicate Boston University’s work. (Nowinski blogged about it at the time of his travels.)   Now,... Read More

Jamaican Fellow Appointed to Consulate in Africa

  • earle taylor

In April, Dr. Earle Taylor, ’82, Jamaica, was selected by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade of Jamaica to be the Honorary Consul in Namibia, based in Windhoek. Read More

Vietnamese Fellow Strengthens Connections

  • nguyen thanh vinh

Nguyen Thanh Vinh, ’13, Vietnam, maintains a bond with the other Eisenhower Fellows in his 2013 Southeast Asia Regional Program cohort. Over the past few months, he has welcomed Rathapol Bhakdibhumi from Thailand, John Toh from Malaysia, as well as Vietnamese Fellows Dr. Mai Huu Tin, Thao Griffiths, Bich Hoang Ngoc. The Vietnamese alumni group continues to organize the unConference in Hanoi... Read More

George de Lama named President of Eisenhower Fellowships

  • Carrie & George de Lama

On May 15th, 2014, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Eisenhower Fellowships, General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret), announced that George de Lama will serve as the organization’s tenth president effective August 4, 2014. A distinguished journalist, international development official and digital media executive, Mr. de Lama brings extensive senior management and global experience to the position.... Read More

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