Tag: Africa

Online Global Education Book Club: “Village Wisdom”

Melibee Global is launching its first, FREE, online book club, scheduled for November 10th at 3 pm EST. The book for this event is Carrie Wagner's "Village Wisdom: Immersed in Uganda, Inspired by Job, Changed for Life."






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Interview with Carrie Wagner, Author of Village Wisdom (Part 1)

I didn't realize, until I met Carrie Wagner to interview her about her book "Village Wisdom: Immersed in Uganda, Inspired by Job, Changed for Life," that I have been following Carrie's international career for nearly two decades. While Carrie was in Uganda, I was a graduate intern in Lugano, Switzerland along with Carrie's childhood friend, Bonnie. Bonnie would receive Carrie's letters and would share stories about her friend's time in Uganda with Habitat for Humanity International.






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African Languages Initiative

Students are always seeking funding for language study. The beauty of the African Languages Initiative pilot program, designed to increase the number of Boren Scholars, Fellows and alumni engaged in the study of critical languages of Africa, is that it requires domestic US study of the language prior to departure to the host country. (This can be bypassed if the student has reached "novice high" -ILR 0+.)






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