Eloy Anello (Ed.D. 1997)

Eloy Anello passed away in October 2009
His obituary can be found Here.


Eloy lived in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, beginning in the early 1970’s. He was the leader of a group that included his brother Francisco Anello, which founded Unversidad Nur in 1985, a private university in Santa Cruz based on the universal principles of the Baha’i faith.


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Babacar Mboup (M. Ed. 1997; Ph.D. 2005)

Babacar came to CIE from Senegal, where among other things he was a griot – a story teller who preserves the oral tradition and history of a village or family.  After getting his Master’s degree in education he enrolled in a doctoral program in the French Department at UMass. 


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Maria Diarra Keita (M.Ed. 1997)

Maria Diarra Keita is the Director and co-founder, with Cheick Oumar Coulibaly and  Debbie Fredo, of the Institute for Popular Education (IEP) in Mali, West Africa.


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Sainodin T. Abantas, JD (1997)

Sainodin Abantas was one of a group of nine educators brought to CIE as part of an ADB-NFE assisted project in the Bureau of Non-Formal Education in the Philippines. Sainodin represented the now defunct Autonomous region in Muslim Mindanao. While at CIE they studied NFE philosophy and methods, and designed a series of training modules.


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Fatimah Ihsan (M.Ed. 1997)

For the past 10 years Fatimah has been an Assistant Professor at the Centre of Excellence in Gender Studies (CEGS) at Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad where she has taught for over ten years and supervised numerous research studies.


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Alimen Sencil (1997)

Alimen came to CIE as part of a group of 9 educators sponsored by the Bureau of Non-Formal Education in the Philippines.  While at CIE they studied NFE philosopy and methods and designed a series of training modules.


After returning to the Philippines, Alimen worked as a training officer at the University of Southern Mindanao (USM), Kabacan, North Cotabato and in 1998 was promoted to Training Specialist II.  Subsequently in 2007 he became the Deputy Director for Extension at the same university, and then Director from 2009 to 2011.


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Pamela Sequeira (M.Ed. 1997)

After leaving CIE, Pamela spent the next 20 years working in a variety of roles in the development sector in Pakistan. 


Initially, she worked for Save the Children, USA as the Information Systems Manager, conducted research on various components of assistance to the Afghan Refugees and designed their reporting systems. 


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Rahela S. Kamyar (M.Ed. 1999)

Rahela is originally from Afghanistan.  Before coming to CIE she left Afghanistan to work with the United Nations Volunteer Program in Laos from 1994-96.


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Manaslu Gurung (M.Ed. 2004)

Since graduating from CIE in 2004, I have been living in New York City. My first big project in NYC was working as an assistant editor for the documentary Sari Soldiers which was filmed during the height of the civil war in Nepal.

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Peggy Antrobus (Ed.D. 1997)

I completed my doctorate at CIE after retirement.

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