The event was part of the delegation’s visit to the annual Global Citizenship Institute in Massachusetts and the celebration of Educate Lanka’s 10th anniversary. The visit also exemplified a case of strengthened ties between the U.S. and Sri Lanka through promotion of global citizenship and inter-institutional collaboration. On July 18th, 2017, four (4) Educate […]
Fatima Hassan co-founded Iftiin, the Somali Forum for Leadership and Development, to connect professionals, students and communities in the global Somali Diaspora. During the famine crisis this past summer, Iftiin mobilized awareness campaigns and helped raise thousands for aid organizations by utilizing Facebook, Twitter and professional networks.
In the future, the country’s leadership will include many more diaspora members that have close ties to their countries of heritage. How do you think this will affect our country’s direction?