My Once in a Lifetime Golden Opportunity

by Anthonia Bisola Abayomi-ojo On 23rd march, I got the phone call to congratulate me on my selection as a 2016 Mandela Washington fellow. I must have said thank you more than 10 times. I was totally euphoric.I had chosen the civic leadership track and my fellowship was at Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.The first two weeks of the program focused on US culture, leadership skills development, human rights and writing elevator and ignite speeches. I never knew I could summarise my work in 1 minute. For me, this one of the...

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Published By: usembassynigeria - Friday, 18 November, 2016