Future Leaders Connect – The global network for emerging policy leaders

DbO0p06WAAEm3PX.jpg largeYour chance to connect to a long-term network of emerging leaders from around the globe, who want to change the world through policy making.

As a member of Future Leaders Connect, you will travel to the UK for nine days of advanced policy and leadership development at the University of Cambridge. You will discuss today’s biggest global challenges in the UK Houses of Parliament, meet inspirational leaders and visit world renowned institutions. Following your time in the UK you will have worldwide connections, a policy action plan for change and the skills, knowledge and networks needed to be an influential leader in your country and beyond.   Continue reading

EducationUSA Interactive: College & University Admissions Explained


Want to go to a U.S. college or university, but don’t know where to start? Join EducationUSA for an interactive webchat on “College and University Admission Explained.” Experts on U.S. higher education, international students and U.S. Department of State will discuss how the admission process works and answers your questions! Learn how you can stay on track and improve your chances of getting into a school that’s a great fit for you!

Learn about:

·         Admission Timelines

·         Financial Aid and Scholarship packages

·         How your application is evaluated

·         How decisions are communicated to applicants

This online discussion is free and open to the public. The program will include a moderated conversation with questions submitted live from the online audience and is also part of our observance of International Education Week.

Contact your nearest EducationUSA Advising Center to see if you can join a group watch party or join from your home computer or mobile device by going to the EducationUSA Facebook page on the day and time of the event:  https://www.facebook.com/EducationUSA. MORE – CLICK HERE




Technology: African developers celebrated at Facebook’s annual F8 conference

African developers shared the stage with Facebook and developers from around the world, showcasing innovative products and services they have created for their local communities and the global market
Facebook (www.Facebook.com) celebrated the achievements and products of its growing African developer and partner ecosystem at its annual F8 developer conference (www.FBF8.com), held in San Jose, California, on 18 and 19 April. African developers shared the stage with Facebook and developers from around the world, showcasing innovative products and services they have created for their local communities and the global market.

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Request for Applicants: 2017 Echidna Global Scholars Program

img_3588-1The Center for Universal Education at Brookings is now accepting applications for the 2017 Echidna Global Scholars Program. Echidna Global Scholars spend nearly five months at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C. to pursue research on global education issues with an emphasis on girls’ education. Continue reading

From May 10, 2016, STEM F-1 visa students can work for 3 years under OPT

IMG_2480NEW YORK: F-1 visa students who are enrolled in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) fields of study from accredited educational institutions in the United States will be allowed, beginning from May 10, 2016, to work for as long as three years under the Optional Practical Training (OPT).

The Department of Homeland Security released its final rule in this matter, which will be published in the Federal Register Friday, March 11. The rule goes into effect on May 10, 2016, which means that all students who are either under OPT till that date, or who qualify for OPT by then, will be able to work further, for a period totaling 36 months. Continue reading

YALI Mandela Washington Fellow Summit

Je vous conseille de postuler à ce programme du gouvernement américain: Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI).

YALI 2016

Un millier de jeunes leaders africains viennent de passer 6 semaines dans des universités américaines. Ils ont été sélectionnés parmi des dizaines de milliers de candidats à travers l’Afrique, dans le cadre du réseau Yali (Young african leaders initiative). Le stage s’est, pour beaucoup, terminé mercredi 3 août, lors d’une rencontre avec Barack Obama à Washington. Continue reading