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African Technology and Innovation Leaders Visit MIT

High-ranking African leaders in science, technology and innovation will gather at MIT on September 23 and 24 to explore areas for mutual cooperation. The visit is a reflection of the rising interest among African countries in putting science and technology at the center of their development process. As part of their visit, the African leaders will participate in a Starr Forum event "Africa Rebooted: Science Technology, and Innovation in Development." This public event will be hosted by the Center for International Studies and the Department of Urban Studies and Planning on Wednesday, September 24, from 3:00 to 4:30 PM, at the Whitehead Institute's McGovern Auditorium (9 Cambridge Center, Cambridge, MA). Press Release
 

British Journalist Joins CIS

Louisa Reynolds, an independent journalist based in Guatemala City, Guatemala, has been selected as the 2014-15 IWMF Elizabeth Neuffer Fellow. The award is offered through the International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) and is sponsored in part by CIS. Reynolds is the tenth recipient of the annual fellowship, which gives a woman journalist the opportunity to develop expertise while focusing on human rights journalism and social justice issues. Press Release
 

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