Middlebury Institute professor Beryl Levinger and alumna Nikki Gillette once again directed the research for Save the Children’s State of the World’s Mothers Report, widely cited in national and international media in recent days.
Voices of Africa, the first annual Africa Conference at the Middlebury Institute, will be held on Saturday, April 25th highlighting emerging opportunities in the continent. The event is free and open to anyone interested in African culture and positive development.
On Saturday, April 25, the Institute will hold its first annual Africa Conference. We extend an invitation to all members of the MIIS community and all general public who are interested in African culture and positive development. Please join us for the first of what promises to be a great tradition of creative and inspiring events focusing on Africa.
April 25, 2015 9:00 A.M. to 5:30 P.M
The conference will feature six key speakers. These esteemed speakers will discuss topics from four conference themes:
African Arts and Culture: A Force for Social Change on the Continent
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Getting started on her dream career path a month after graduation, MIIS alumna Sally Quigley (MBA/MAIPS ’14) feels well prepared for her chosen path: “Everything I am doing now I have already done through class work.”
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Describing their City Year Corps experience as an opportunity to focus their career goals, Monterey Institute students Eric Chavez and Danyelle Mitchell say they found the “perfect match” in the graduate programs offered at MIIS.