Although there is work to be done to address systemic social issues, it is time to focus on positive stories and celebrate Africans who have overcome great adversity, President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana said at the 2019 Chinua Achebe Leadership Forum at Rutgers.
Though the Rutgers University—New Brunswick campus is much quieter in the summer months, there is still plenty of activity taking place in and around the classrooms thanks to a range of summer programs offered from the Rutgers Global—Professional Development and Training Office.
Rutgers has hosted the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, a flagship program of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), for six consecutive years. Rutgers has held the distinction of being the only university to lead two institutes and host 50 Fellows.
Italy is a historical hub that offers stunning architecture, beautiful works of art, and renowned cuisine. The southern European country has a long Mediterranean coastline with sublime beaches to soak up the sun.