Tuesday, 4 June 2013

Two CARTA Fellows Invited to the Graduate Program in Development (GPD) of the Brown University, USA

Evaline Mcharo
Evaline Mcharo
Two CARTA fellows have been invited to the Graduate Program in Development (GDP) of the Brown University, United States of America.  Evaline Mcharo, a CARTA fellow cohort 2 was the first to hear of her invitation, followed by Sulaimon Taiwo Adedokun, cohort 1 fellow from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria.  Evaline is from the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and is a registered PhD student of the University of Nairobi.

Sulaimon Taiwo Adedokun
Brown University Resources.
For four months while at the Brown University, both CARTA fellows will participate in all GPD activities, will take classes offered by GDP along with other classes that may be of interest to them, however, they will be required to take a course entitled – Theory and Research in Development. In addition, They will have full access to Brown's libraries and electronic resources.

Evaline and Sulaimon will attend Brown University at different semesters.  Evaline will be at Brown University during the Fall Semester which begins September 4 and ends December 12, 2013, while Sulaimon will take his call during the Spring Semester from January 22 to May 16, 2014.

Evaline and Sulaimon were chosen from a large group of CARTA fellows who had submitted their applications for placement.  Evaline wrote to CARTA to break the good news saying that “Thank you very much for you efforts to help CARTA FELLOWS”.  Sulaimon thanked CARTA for the opportunity terming it rare and wonderful and promised to make maximum use of it. CARTA is pleased by Brown University’s call to both Evaline and Sulaimon.  

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