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Stories of IREX

Stories of IREX
October 14, 2014
Joshua Nassari speaks at a rally in Kikatiti village, Tanzania
by Erin Powell

“Now I know, ‘if you want to go fast, walk alone but if you want to go [far], walk together.’” Speaking the words of an African proverb, Joshua Nassari demonstrates the strength of people working together regardless of diverse backgrounds, a necessity in good governance. As a participant in the Mandela Washington Fellowship and the youngest member of Tanzania’s Parliament, Nassari is familiar with themes of inclusion – there are more than 120 tribes and 20 registered political parties in the country. Following the Fellowship experience, Nassari is working to strengthen Tanzania’s infrastructure and transparency through this inclusion and community-based engagement.

Stories of IREX
October 10, 2014
IREX’s Center for Collaborative Technology trains girls to be tech leaders
by Anne Laesecke

October 11 marks the International Day of the Girl Child. Particularly in resource-poor environments, girls are excluded from learning opportunities in which demand far outstrips supply. To address this, IREX’s Center for Collaborative Technology (CCT) programs reach out to girls around the world and train them to be technology leaders.

Announcements

Announcements
October 20, 2014

IREX is now accepting applications for the 2015 Short-Term Travel Grants Program (STG). Application materials and complete eligibility requirements are available online. Completed applications, including all supplemental materials, are due November 17, 2014.

Announcements
October 17, 2014
Kosovo UGRAD participants in Washington, DC

IREX is now accepting applications for the 2015-2016 Kosovo Undergraduate Exchange Program (Kosovo UGRAD). Application materials and complete eligibility requirements are available online. Completed applications, including all supplemental materials, are due Friday, December 5, 2014.

Events

Events
September 4, 2014
Staff from partner NAYMOTE raise awareness about Ebola though community outreach

IREX cordially invites you to the event: Ebola in Liberia: The Challenges of Preserving Peace in a Public Crisis on Thursday, September 18, 2014 from 2-3:30 PM. Please RSVP here to attend.