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  • The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program will celebrate 40 years of bringing international professionals to the United States to engage in study and collaborate with U.S. counterparts at “African Humphrey Voices: Building a Better Future for Our Continent,” a Pan-African alumni conference Sept. 14–16, 2018, in Johannesburg, South Africa.

  • Deborah Thomas-Felix was a 2007-2008 Humphrey Fellow from Trinidad and Tobago. She spent her year studying Law and Human Rights at American University. The following article outlines Ms. Thomas-Felix's years of service to her country. 

    The author of the article, Simone Young, was a 2016-2017 Humphrey Fellow from Trinidad and Tobago. She spent her year studying Public Policy Analysis and Public Administration at Syracuse University. 

  • Reposted from "Distinguished Humphrey Leadership Program Brings Leaders to U.S." feature on IIE's Announcements page.

    Reposted from "Distinguished Humphrey Leadership Program Brings Leaders to U.S." feature on IIE's Announcements page. 

  • Group of Humphrey Fellows at MedShare Atlanta

    Dr. Koffi Siliadin is a 2016-2017 Humphrey Fellow from Togo. He spent his year studying Public Health Policy and Management at Emory University. Below, he shares his experiences volunteering in Atlanta and interacting with his community.  

  • Group of Humphrey Fellows in front of a lake

    Milica Petrovic is a 2016-2017 Humphrey Fellow from Montenegro. She has spent her year at Cornell University studying Natural Resources, Environmental Policy, and Climate Change. The following is a reflection by Ms. Petrovic on her Humphrey year.

  • Simone Young poses for a picture

    Simone Young is 2016-2017 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow studying Public Policy Analysis and Public Administration at Syracuse University. She is from Trinidad and Tobago. Young shares a reflection of her Humphrey year thus far.

  • Said Nazir interviews a resident in Pakistan.

    Humphrey alumnus and journalist, Said Nazir, spent his Humphrey year at the University of Maryland, College Park. He interned with National Public Radio (NPR) and Radio Free Europe, while taking graduate level courses and interacting with his Humphrey cohort. Now that he has returned home he is striving to address the lack of media access in northwest Pakistan.

  • Dr. Tawatchai Apidechkul works at his Hill Tribe Health Research Center

    Humphrey alumni have had a busy 2016 establishing schools and research centers, fighting for more open media, and advocating for better policy in their home countries. Read more about their stories below.

  • Ventura Mufume poses during his visit to Bristol Community College.

    The Community College Residency Program (CCRP) is an opportunity offered to Humphrey Fellows as a supplement to their Humphrey year and includes a one-week learning/sharing experience at a community college in the United States. Mr. Ventura Mufume was hosted by Bristol Community College in Fall River, Massachusetts. His visit included trips to several different cities in the Fall River area that demonstrated a coordinated community effort to improve the economy across cities. Mr. Mufume shares his reflection on his experience below.

  • Sharmilla attends the Diplomatic Reception at the State Department during the Global Leadership Forum.

    Sharmilla Ganesan is a 2015-2016 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow placed at the University of Maryland. She is a Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia-based culture writer and literary columnist with over 10 years of experience writing feature articles. Her short fiction has been published in several anthologies and journals. Ms. Ganesan shares a reflection of her Humphrey Year below.

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