Mbarou Gassama Mbaye (Ed.D. 2004)

Mbarou Gassama will retire from UN Women in April 2017. The USAID-funded Senegal reading program implemented by Chemonics and Cambridge offered her an advising position starting in March. She will be doing advocacy for policy change and supporting their research.


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Mary Lugton (M. Ed. 2001)

This spring, Mary applied for and received a one-year sabbatical from her current job working as a teacher trainer in English Language Development (ELD) for the West Contra Costa County Unified School District in the East Bay, CA.


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Phoebe McKinney (M. Ed. 2001)

I recently completed a three-year assignment in Liberia, where I worked for FHI 360 as the Senior Director for Teacher Education for the USAID-funded Liberian Teacher Training Program (LTTP).  Prior to that, I consulted for FHI 360 as a Fragility/Conflict Education Specialist for Educate a Child in Doha, Qatar for five months.


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Mohamed Ibrahim Elgadi (Ed.D. 2003)

For the past few years I was honored to coordinate the work of Amnesty International in Amherst and also served on the Human Rights Commission of Amherst Town. This continued to enable me to bring up the voice of the oppressed and help to organize grassroots campaigns on their behalf. Many good successful stories resulted from this work and at the same time some sad ones when we fail to rescue people on time (we recently lost to death three courageous human rights activists in the horrific prisons of Eritrea).  


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Azat Myradov (M. Ed. 2001)

A recent update from Azat:

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