Barbara Howald (M. Ed. 1983)

I moved to San Francisco in 2006 after many years living in Washington (and a few African countries) working for some wonderful NGOs as both a consultant and on staff. My beat was mostly francophone Africa, and mostly in small business and NGO development. My last seven years in DC were with USAID’s Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance, where I was in charge of staff training and also supporting OFDA partners on institutional/staff development.

 

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Lebohang Ramohlanka (M.Ed.1984)

In July of 2020, Lebohang Ramohlanka was sworn in as the Deputy Speaker of Parliament in Lesotho. She brings considerable experience to the post having previously served as Clerk to the National Assembly from 2007 to 2012.  In that role she was the Chief Accounting Officer and also acted as the Chief Advisor on Practice and Procedure. 

 

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Rebecca G. Macugay (M.Ed. 1985)

Rebecca G. Macugay (M.Ed. 1985)

Rebecca is originally from the Philippines. Before coming to CIE, as a Maryknoll Sister Rebecca worked as a member of the team that set up the Bugando Hospital at Mwanza, Tanzania, and trained lab technicians. In 1975, she went to Kenya, where she served in a variety of ministries, including high-school teacher, youth worker in a non-school setting, and Development Education trainer for adult literacy teachers in various Catholic dioceses in the country.

 

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Vicente Arredondo-Ramírez (M.Ed 1981; Ed.D. 1982)

Since leaving CIE my professional practice has been to promote and apply a comprehensive approach in dealing with social issues. This has been done in federal government positions, training activities in the private sector, grassroots promotional work, academic work, and also in building and developing grant-making institutions.

 

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Willard D. Shaw (Ed.D. 1983)

I came to CIE in 1979 via nine years in Nepal/Asia working in agriculture, fisheries, ESL, and Peace Corps training and three at the East-West Center, swapping the cool breezes of Oahu for the brisk winds of Amherst at the urging of John Comings, who said it was the right place for me to do my doctorate.  He was correct.  I found a vibrant learning community of kindred spirits, all of whom had significant development experience like the folks in my group such as Mike Basile, Margaret Maxwell, Kofi Bioh, et.

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Mary Ellen Courtney (M.Ed. 1985)

Mary retired from her position as a research coordinator at UCLA's Center for the Study of Evaluation, after which she taught writing at College of the Canyons and studied music theory and vocal performance there. As a contractor, she enjoyed revising the Navy’s officer training tests to make them more valid.

 

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Ellen Whitehead Kornegay (Ed.D.1983)

Since her retirement in June 2014, Dr. Kornegay has worked on the drafting of South Africa’s Fourth National Plan of Action for Children (2019-2024). In 2016 and 2017 she conducted the annual pre-screening and pre-ranking of South African applicants for the Senior Fulbright Research program.  In 2016 she co-supervised UNISA second year social work group work students.

 

Prior to her retirement she worked in various capacities for the Government of South Africa from 1997 to 2014.  Her final post was as an Advisor to the Deputy Minister for Public Service and Administration.

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Mokubung O. Nkomo (Ed.D. 1983)

After graduating from CIE Mokubung spent 15 years on the Faculty of Education at the University of North Carolina in Charlotte where he taught, advised students and pursued his research interests. During this period he published numerous articles and several books, including his well-known and often-cited Pedagogy of Domination (1990) as well as Student Culture and Activism in South African Universities (1984).

 

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Mayuree Tongsri Wadhawan (M.Ed. 1981; Ed.D. 1985)

After graduating from CIE and returning to Thailand, Mayuree joined Department of Nonformal Educadtion. She was first appointed Director of the National Book Donation Center where she administrated and organized the book donation program and campaigns. A year later she moved to the Education Technology Center where she put together a five-year master plan to establish a new educational television Chanel 11 that is now fully operational.

 

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Gudrun Forsberg (Ed. D. 1988)

After 10 years working as a Principal Education Specialist with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in Manila, Gudrun retired in 2003.  During her time there, she worked with governments in various Asian countries, designing and supervising education projects of the Bank.  Since retiring, she has worked on various tasks as an independent consultant.

 

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