AUCD Professional Fellows alumna Maria Omare from Nairobi, Kenya, has won a grant from the the UNDP Disability Innovation Challenge for her leadership of the Somesha Stories Project, a platform that delivers accessible media and stories for children that promote inclusive education and early literacy in both English and Swahili. The Somesha Stories Project enables children, … Continue reading ADA-PFP Alum Maria Omare Wins UN Disability Innovation Challenge
Brian Malika is a Fall 2018 PFP-IDE alumnus, journalist and advocate for disability rights, women’s rights, and mental health. In our monthly blog, he reflects on what he learned about empowerment and inclusion in the U.S., and how he is applying that to communities in Kenya. I spent six weeks outside my country Kenya in … Continue reading Promoting Future Leaders: Brian Malika on Inclusion in the U.S. and Empowering Women with Disabilities in Kenya
After an exciting and impactful experience hosting the first cohort of fellows in the Professional Fellows Program on Inclusive Disability Employment (PFP-IDE), AUCD, ICI, and HI are thrilled to introduce the second cohort of fellows who will be traveling to the U.S. this month. This cohort of fellows includes young professionals from Kenya, Tanzania, and … Continue reading Introducing the Fall 2018 PFP-IDE cohort
The entire PFP-IDE team is thrilled to announce the spring 2018 fellow/ host pairs that have been selected to participate in the Outbound Program. Those selected will receive funding so as to accommodate the host flying to their fellow’s home country to help provide logistical and technical support in the implementation of their follow- on … Continue reading Announcing PFP-IDE Spring 2018 Outbound Participants!
The Professional Fellows Program on Inclusive Disability Employment (PFP- IDE) Team is thrilled to announce the placement of all of our Spring 2018 Fellows with host sites for the Leadership Summit portion of their fellowship experience. Fellows have been placed in sites that correspond to their specialized interests in the realm of inclusive employment. The … Continue reading Announcing Spring 2018 Host/ Fellow Pairs
PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUCD: Sarah DeMaio firstname.lastname@example.org October 25, 2017 U.S. Department of State: email@example.com SILVER SPRING, MD – The … Continue reading AUCD, ICI, and HI Launch Professional Fellows Program for Inclusive Disability Employment