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Mark Carney

Commonwealth Scholar appointed next Governor of the Bank of England

Mark Carney (1991 Commonwealth Scholar from Canada, DPhil Economics, Oxford) has been announced as he next Governor of the Bank of England. He will serve in his current role as Governor of the Bank of Canada until next May, taking up his new post in June. Sir Mervyn King, the Governor of the Bank of […]

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Lucy Kanu, 2009 Commonwealth Professional Fellow

Commonwealth Professional Fellow awarded 2012 Fairness Award

Lucy Kanu (2009 Commonwealth Professional Fellow, Agriculture, The Prince’s Trust) has been selected as the 2012 Grassroots Honoree of the Fairness Award. Lucy will receive a 2012 Fairness Award for her work as ‘a Nigerian social entrepreneur and innovator who has helped build innovative private-public partnerships to serve Nigeria’s underserved and under-represented communities’. She will be […]

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Prince Tommy Williams, 2011 Commonwealth Professional Fellow

Professional Fellow helps rehabilitate other former child soldiers in Sierra Leone

Prince Tommy Williams is a 2011 Commonwealth Professional Fellow from Sierra Leone. His Fellowship is hosted by LifeLine Network International, a group of grassroots community organisations and NGOs based in 16 countries around the world. Prince is the IT Manager at LifeLine in Sierra Leone. ‘During the long lasting war in Sierra Leone I was […]

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Barack Ojiem

Professional Fellow gains skills to help rehabilitate street children in Kenya

Barack Ojiem is a Kenyan 2011 Commonwealth Professional Fellow, hosted by Widows and Orphans International. He works at Hope for Victoria Children, an NGO that rehabilitates and reintegrates street children. I am a line manager responsible for rehabilitation and advocacy programmes in my organisation. All the training and experiences I have accessed through my Fellowship fall within […]

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John Mthaziko Zulu

Professional Fellow lobbies for devolution of power in Zambia

John Mthaziko Zulu held a 2011 Commonwealth Professional Fellowship at the Centre for Local Economic Strategies (CLES). He is the Governance Programs Coordinator at Caritas Chipata, Zambia. I work to promote and protect human dignity and sustainable development for less privileged people by engaging government improve policies, structures and services. During my Fellowship at CLES, I have […]

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Beth Odingo

Professional Fellow aims to motivate staff and volunteers on return to Kenya

Beth Akinyi Odingo is a 2011 Commonwealth Professional Fellowship, who spent three months at Widows and Orphan International. She works as a Project Coordinator at the Omega Foundation in Kenya. My role rotates around coordinating staff, volunteers, and the project. My fellowship took me through short training, conferences, events, and the sharing of work experience at […]

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