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Malawi Australia Alumni Association capacity building workshop

 

The Malawi Australia Alumni Association (MAAA) in collaboration with the Australian High Commission in Harare will host a capacity building workshop for its members on 20 January, 2017 in Lilongwe....

 

African women leaders call for empowerment and equality in African workplaces

 

Australia hosted a regional workshop for the African Women in Leadership Network in Nairobi on 10-11 March. The workshop brought together 32 female alumni from the Australian Government’s flagship Australia Awards program, representing 14 countries from across Africa....

 

Australian Government Provides Training for its Scholarship Program Alumni Associations

 

Australian Government Provides Training for its Scholarship Program Alumni Associations   The Australia Awards scholarships program is central to the Australian Government’s efforts to support African countries’ development and promote women’s empowerment.  There are over 5,000 Australia Awards alumni across Africa, many who are in senior leadership positions and positively shaping their countries’ future.   Alumni associations are important platforms to facilitate interaction among...

 

Ethiopian Graduates from Australian Government-funded Scholarship Program Welcomed Back Home

 

Ethiopian Graduates from Australian Government-funded Scholarship Program Welcomed Back Home   On 18 February 2015, the Australian Government recognized Ethiopians who returned home from their studies under a fully-funded Australia Awards scholarship. The ceremony was held at the Radisson Blu Hotel.   They were joined by other guests, including Alumni from the Australia Awards and International Mining for Development programs - both funded by...

 

Australia celebrates International Day of People with Disability in Africa

 

The Australian Government has been supporting IDPwD since 1996. The head of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Africa Branch, Adam McCarthy, said the Government sought to empower people with disability through its aid program in Africa, including in its Australia Awards....