Humphrey Fellows Begin Year-Long Program at Maxwell

Humphrey Fellow at MaxwellThe Maxwell School has been chosen by the U.S. Department of State to serve for four years as one of 13 host schools for the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program.

Beginning August 10th, 11 experienced professionals from 10 countries will spend the next year at Maxwell engaging in non-degree study focusing on public adminstration strategy and policy. They will also spend time reaching out to and building partnerships in the Syracuse community.

The mid-career participants have been chosen based on their potential for leadership and commitment to public service. They come from the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, India, Israel, Liberia, Moldova, Phillipines, Republic of Korea, Sierra Leone, and Tunisia.

Their interests include microfinance, rural development, anti-corruption reforms, conflict resolution, sustainable economic development, information technology, civil society, human rights, and risk management.

The highly competitive Humphrey Fellowship Program began in 1978. Today, more than 3,900 alumni in 156 countries around the world are working to improve their communities and the lives of those in need.