MFWA Director Named 2019 Eisenhower Global Fellow

The Executive Director of the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), Sulemana Braimah, alongside 23 others from around the world, has been named 2019 Eisenhower Global Fellow.

According to a statement by Eisenhower Fellowships, the 2019 Global Fellows are thought leaders in various fields including health, entrepreneurship, biomedical research, counter-terrorism, health technology, communications and the environment.

“These dynamic young leaders join a network of Eisenhower Fellows who for more than six decades have been building bridges and working creatively to better the world around them, one leader at a time,” said Eisenhower Fellowship’s Chairman, former Secretary of Defense, Robert M. Gates.

The 2019 Global Fellows will be travelling across the United States to meet with top experts in their fields.

Now in its 65th year and named after America’s 34th president, the Eisenhower Fellowships brings together innovative leaders from all fields from around the globe who tackle big challenges to better the world around them. Since 1953, nearly 2,400 mid-career leaders from 115 countries have benefited from the unique, customised experience of the Eisenhower Fellowship.

Visit EF’s 2019 Global Fellows for the full list of the Fellows.

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