Tuesday, 19 November 2013

Andrea Johnson, Program Officer, Carnegie Corporation of New York visits CARTA

Andrea Johnson, Program Officer, Carnegie Corporation of New York, Higher Education and Libraries in Africa, paid a courtesy call to the CARTA Program on November 2013.  Ms. Johnson met with the CARTA staff who briefed her on the activities, achievements, challenges and lessons learned in the implementation of the CARTA Program.  She commented the CARTA Program, noting that it was on course in achieving its objectives as seen by the impact the Program had in its institutions.  CARTA has enrolled 91 PhD fellows well within its stated objective, she noted.

Ms. Johnson (Second from Right) in a discussion with CARTA staff, November 2013.
CARTA staff presented the next Phase of the Program which would require donor support in securing the future of CARTA PhD graduates by offering further opportunities such as re-entry grants and postdoctoral fellowships.  Ms. Johnson was impressed by plans CARTA had for its graduates. She shared with CARTA, Carnegie’s focus areas of assistance. CARTA promised to reprogram its future activities to  continue benefiting from Carnegie’s support.

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