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Five takeaways from June’s live forum

Five takeaways from June’s live forum

Today’s forum featured Commissioner Theo Sowa (CEO, African Women’s Development Fund) alongside Commission Director Justin W. van Fleet in a conversation moderated by Edith Asibey, the Commission’s Senior Advisor – Communication. In all, approximately two hundred...
Notes from the field: Uganda’s response to the refugee crisis

Notes from the field: Uganda’s response to the refugee crisis

Arua, Northern Uganda — We are on Uganda’s northern border with South Sudan. A beautiful area with rolling green hills scattered with small villages comprised of mud huts, mango trees and compact cotton and tobacco fields. As Chief Adviser to the Education Commission,...
Leading and learning: Côte d’Ivoire’s Education Opportunity

Leading and learning: Côte d’Ivoire’s Education Opportunity

It is a hot and steamy morning in Abidjan, a bustling West African city in Côte d’Ivoire, nestled along the beautiful Gulf of Guinea flowing into the Atlantic Ocean. An enclosed lagoon weaves endlessly throughout the cityscape. We are here in Abidjan as part of the...