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Clark Atlanta University To Welcome The Mandela Washington Fellows For Young African Leaders At June 25 Dinner

Posted on Tuesday, June 23, 2015

MEDIA ALERT

Contact:
Larry Calhoun
404-880-6040
lcalhoun@cau.edu

WHO:              CAU President Carlton E. Brown, administrators and faculty

WHAT:           Will welcome 25 Mandela Washington Fellows for Young African Leaders in Business and Entrepreneurship

WHEN:           Thursday, June 25.  A reception will be held from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.; dinner is 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

WHERE:         The reception will take place in the lobby of the CAU Art Galleries on the second floor of Trevor Arnett Hall, 223 James P. Brawley Drive, S.W. Atlanta; dinner will be in the quadrangle of Trevor Arnett Hall

BACKGROUND:        CAU marks its second year as a host institution for President Barack Obama’s Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders in Business and Entrepreneurship.  The 25 fellows will spend six weeks at CAU engaged in business and entrepreneurship coursework, complemented by an integrated program of leadership training, peer collaboration, experiential learning opportunities and community activities.  The fellows, 12 females and 13 males, represent 17 different nations.  The Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI) is a program of the U.S. Department of State.  For more information, visit the website: https://youngafricanleaders.state.gov/washington-fellowship.

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Category: University Media
Keywords: YALI, Mandela Washington Fellowship