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World Learning’s Global Advisory Council Expands to Include Leading Change Agents: Alex Arriaga, Jeanne Bourgault, Abby Falik Becoming Members

May 29, 2015Education

World Learning’s Global Advisory Council is pleased to announce the recent additions of three leading innovators bringing unique experiences in global education and development to the work of the organization: Alex Arriago, Jeanne Bourgault, and Abby Falik.

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May 27, 2015 • Education

SIT Graduate Institute Honors Class of 2015

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (May 27, 2015) – World Learning congratulates SIT Graduate Institute’s class of 2015, a group of exceptional individuals poised to use their skills and passion to make positive contributions to communities around the world.

May 13, 2015 • Education

World Learning Strengthens its Commitment to Reducing its Carbon Footprint

CHICAGO  (May 13, 2015) – The World Learning Board of Trustees has unanimously voted to strengthen its commitment to reducing the impact of climate change, which disproportionately affects the communities where World Learning works and strives to create a more peaceful and just world. The Board reaffirmed its belief that global climate change is a critical global issue by committing to five new initiatives.

May 13, 2015 • Education

New Alice Rowan Swanson Fellow Plans to Implement Sexual Health and Well-being Camps for Girls in Uganda

BRATTLEBORO, VT (May 13, 2015) – World Learning congratulates Annie Weber, the newest recipient of the Alice Rowan Swanson Fellowship, which returns alumni of its undergraduate study abroad programs to their host countries to conduct human rights projects.

May 04, 2015 • Education

World Learning President Donald Steinberg Receives Global Impact Award

WASHINGTON (May 4, 2015) – World Learning President and CEO Donald Steinberg was recognized last week by Futures Without Violence with their 2015 Global Impact Award for his work as an advocate for the rights of women and girls and to reduce gender-based violence globally.

Apr 30, 2015 • Development

World Learning Welcomes Nomination of Gayle Smith as USAID Administrator

WASHINGTON (April 30, 2015) – President Obama has nominated Gayle Smith to head the United States Agency for International Development.

President Obama said he was “proud” to nominate Smith for the position and noted the vital role she has played in international development.

Apr 09, 2015 • Education

President Obama’s Visit to Jamaica: An Opportunity for Youth Civic Engagement

KINGSTON, Jamaica (April 9, 2015) – President Obama’s visit to Jamaica during April 8–9, 2015 marks a crucial event. Not only is this the first presidential trip to Jamaica since 1982, but with the visit comes the opportunity for the nation to discuss the ways in which youth civic engagement can be an enabler for political, social and economic participation, as well as to examine current opportunities and challenges for youth development.

Feb 18, 2015 • Education

New Alice Rowan Swanson Fellow Plans to Create Clean Energy From Waste

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (February 18, 2015) – World Learning congratulates Charlotte Munson, the newest recipient of the Alice Rowan Swanson Fellowship, which returns alumni of its undergraduate study abroad programs to their host countries to conduct human rights projects.

Jan 16, 2015 • Education

SIT Graduate Institute Welcomes Visiting Scholar Chen Jianrong

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (January 16, 2015) – SIT Graduate Institute’s Vermont campus is pleased to welcome Chen Jianrong from Jinan University in Guangzhou, China, as visiting scholar of Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation from February 2015 through January 2016.

Jan 16, 2015 • Education

Daniel Cantor Yalowitz Named Vice Provost and Dean of SIT Graduate Institute

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (January 16, 2015) – SIT Graduate Institute is proud to announce that Daniel Cantor Yalowitz, Ed.D., has been appointed vice provost of graduate education and dean of SIT Graduate Institute. He previously served as dean of SIT Graduate Institute’s Vermont Campus.

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