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Women as agents of change

To mark Commonwealth Day on 14 March – which this year celebrates the theme of ‘Women as agents of change’ – and the centernary of International Women’s Day on 8 March, we feature profiles of two female alumni who have had a major impact on the lives of others, in their home countries and abroad. […]

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Dame Bridget Ogilvie

Alumni profile: Dame Bridget Ogilvie

A career in scientific research and scientific leadership: Dame Bridget Ogilvie (Commonwealth Scholar from Australia, PhD Immunology of Parasites, University of Cambridge, 1960-1964) remembers her time as a PhD student as a time of freedom and flexibility. Her supervisor let her manage her own studies, and Bridget credits this in part with developing her sense […]

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Alumni profile: Carolyn McMaster

Serving the Commonwealth in diplomacy and development: Carolyn McMaster (Commonwealth Scholar from Canada, MPhil International Relations, London School of Economics and Political Science, 1969-1971) grew up in a household interested in international affairs. From an early age I participated in dinner table discussions about both Canadian and world events. My brother (who also joined the […]

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Commonwealth Scholarships News - Issue 13

Commonwealth Scholarships News – Issue 13

Commonwealth Scholarships News – Issue 13 (February 2011): Women as agents of change, Our Scholars and Fellows, Country profile – Cameroon, News round-up, Our alumni, Balancing study and home life, Networks and events

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Posted in CS News, Evaluation, News, Publications

Indu Grover

Scholar advises UN on gender and development

Indu Grover was awarded both a Commonwealth Scholarship, to study at the University of London between 1981 and 1984, and a Commonwealth Fellowship at Reading University from 1994 to 1995. In the Agricultural Research and Rural Development Department at Reading, she planned an edited volume on technologies for rural homes and communities with her mentor, […]

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Commonwealth Scholarships News - Issue 3

Commonwealth Scholarships News – Issue 3

Commonwealth Scholarships News – Issue 3 (April 2007): Looking ahead: education ministers approve CSFP expansion, Report from 16CCEM, Country profile – New Zealand, News round-up, Scholars’ news, Alumni in action, Launch of new Gender Network, CSC events

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