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On May 23rd, friends of IFP gathered at the Ford Foundation to celebrate the program’s decade of achievement, and discuss its influence on international education around the world. We will be posting more about this event very soon, but wanted to give you a sneak peek with some pictures taken on the day!
Photos by Hallie Easley and Diana Whitten
Por Juan de Dios Simón Sotz
Con el título de “THE POWER OF MANY”, el poder de muchos, el día 22 de mayo de 2013 se realizó la ceremonia de cierre del Programa de Becas Internacionales de la Fundación Ford más conocido como el programa IFP. El evento mundial propició la llegada de invitados especiales de todos los continentes en donde estuvo presente el programa. El acto se efectuó en las instalaciones de la Fundación Ford en la ciudad de New York, Estados Unidos. Fue un honor haber sido invitado por la Directora Ejecutiva del IFP y escuchar cómo se inició el programa, que visión y des...
A workshop for the alumni of the Ford Foundation International Fellowships Program (IFP) in Uganda took place on October 5 – 8, 2012 at Colline Hotel in Mukono near Kampala. The workshop focused on strengthening the alumni association, mobilizing resources and exploring the idea of setting up a Savings and Credit Cooperative (SACCO) as an investment arm of the alumni association.
The Alumni Association
The alumni reaffirmed their commitment to keep the IFP Uganda Alumni Association (IFP UAA) relevant and functional after IFP ends in June 2013. They reechoed their desire to realize a just...
Project: A platform to connect Nigerian journalists with vital records and other resources for in-depth reporting.
Musikilu Mojeed learned early how journalism could effect change. In high school, he wrote about teachers taking a shortcut through a fence – an act for which students were punished. The principal took the teachers to task. Mojeed went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in communication arts at the University of Uyo. He then he went to work as a reporter in Lagos, where he worked for a series of publications befor...
Photos from 2005 Workshop in Ghana, June 2006 Research and Leadership Training Workshop at American University in Cairo, 2008 Conflict Resolution Workshop in Cuernavaca, Mexico and March 25-28, 2010 Cultivate Leadership for Social Change Meeting at Ohio University.
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