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“I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity….I like to believe people, in the long run, are going to do more to promote peace than their governments.”

– President Dwight D. Eisenhower

OUR IMPACT IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN: HEALTH AND EDUCATION

Turning disease into health and wellness Dr. Antonio Eduardo Fernandes D’Aguiar (Brazil ’96) was a surgeon treating disease in the body at the time of his fellowship to the United States in 1996. He credits his fellowship for revolutionizing the way he viewed his profession and the role that he wanted to play as a doctor. When he returned to Brazil, he made a radical transition to focus on preventative health and wellness. He realized he was treating patients at the …

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Securing and preserving the peace between the governments of Northern Ireland and the Ireland Republic (Fellows and their spouses from the 1989 Island of Ireland program)

THIRTY YEARS IN THE MAKING: KEEPING THE THE PEACE ON THE ISLAND OF IRELAND

2019 marks 30 years since EF’s historic Single-Area Program brought together Fellows from Ireland’s North and South. Choosing cross-community conciliation in a divided society, they played key roles in the negotiations that produced the Good Friday Agreement and the efforts to preserve the peace on the Island of Ireland since then. Watch pioneers from the Good Friday Agreement and Eisenhower Fellows from the 1989 Island of Ireland program share their story here. Northern Ireland Fellow Tom Frawley (’89) shares his life …

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BRINGING HUMANITARIAN RELIEF TO THE HEART OF THE VILLAGE

Sri Lanka Chevaan Daniel (Sri Lanka ’17) oversees News 1st, Sri Lanka’s largest independent news network of TV and radio stations. It is a subsidiary of the Capital Maharaja Organization, which includes renewable energy, national security and infrastructure businesses. While on fellowship, he studied effective ways to address humanitarian crises and natural disasters. With his media colleagues, he began to expose what poverty has looked like throughout Sri Lanka because it had not been reported before by major media in the country. His group …

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