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  • We are looking for outstanding stories from Humphrey alumni describing their Fellowship experience and the impact it has had on their lives, both personally and professionally.

  • After a harrowing day in March 2002, on the eve of the re-election of President Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwean lawyer Arnold Tsunga dedicated himself to defending human rights.

  • Since her work began for the Ugandan government over fourteen years ago, Agnes Igoye has been passionately committed to eradicating modern-day human trafficking.

  • When 2005-2006 Humphrey Fellow Orlando Acosta (Rutgers University – Natural Resources, Environmental Policy, and Climate Change) learned that he would be attending pre-academic English language training at the University of Oregon, he sought to learn more about the state’s local history. Once he began his research, he was delighted to discover numerous connections between the city of Eugene, which is home to the university, and his native country of Panama.

  • This video features Mikhail Volik, 2007-2008 Humphrey Fellow from Russia. Mikhail spent his Humphrey year at Emory University where he focused on HIV/AIDS Policy and Prevention. Mikhail is also a recipient of the 2009 Alumni Impact Award, a jointly funded alumni grant by the Department of State and IIE’s Fulbright Legacy Fund.

  • 2005-2006 Humphrey Fellow Elizabeth Swastiwari reflects on her experience in the United States, and discusses some challenges she faced while adjusting to her life there.