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We were pleased to welcome Representative Gregory Meeks (D-NY), to the Bunche Center on February 27th  to meet with students.  Not only is Rep. Meeks a Howard Law School alum, but he is the champion of our Charles B. Rangel Fellowship Program and we look forward to working with him on a variety of other initiatives as well!
Howard University celebrated International Women's Day and our Sesquicentennial by inviting two distinguished global leaders, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (former Managing Director of the World Bank) and Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA) to discuss the "Internationalization of Black Consciousness and Gender Equity."
Dep. Dir. Tonija Navas stopped by WPFW-FM to talk with  PA' LANTE  about the Bunche Center's international programs and the intersection of Afro-Latinx identities. 
The Center's latest installment of the "150 Years of Howard University in the World" lecture series, featured Professor Quito Swann discussing black internationalism and  how HU has contributed to  a larger black consciousness movement around the world. 
The HU Bison Abroad Program is determined to send 10% or more of the undergraduate student body abroad by 2020!  

Why is this our goal, you may ask? Because it is understood that studying abroad is one of the most meaningful opportunities afforded to Howard students of all majors and impacts their personal, academic, and professional growth- forever.

To reflect these values, we have created two hashtags to proclaim that study abroad is definitely for Howard students, despite the national data that reflects African-American students' lack of participation. These hashtags are #HUbisonabroad and #studyabroadsoblack and I invite you, to be a part of this movement! -- MaRaina Montgomery, Study Abroad Manager, HU '06
HU Students Should Study Abroad Because...
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As the fall application deadline for HU study abroad has now closed, the Bunche Center will suspend Tuesday & Wednesday Study Abroad Info Sessions for the remainder of the semester.  But don't despair! To find out more about international opportunities, visit our Study Abroad team in Blackburn from 12pm-2pm, every Friday. 
  We would like to extend a very special THANK YOU to our partners, CET Academic Programs, IES Abroad, CIEE, and AIFS for each sponsoring a table at our 150th  Charter Day Gala in support of Howard University’s Bridging the Gap Scholarship Fund. Howard University supports study abroad by allowing students to use their full financial aid package towards the costs of studying abroad, not common among higher education institutions. We are grateful to have partners dedicated to providing meaningful global experiences for our students! THANK YOU!
Brianna Naadira McAdoo
Brianna Naadira McAdoo is a Junior Acting major, Film/Television minor from Washington, D.C. She currently serves as the Study Abroad Program Assistant for the Ralph J. Bunche Center on the campus of Howard University. 

Brianna loves working at the Ralph J. Bunche Center because of the inspiring women she gets to work with, the positive work environment and because of her newfound love for global studies. She is committed to exposing others to opportunities abroad and hopes to increase the number of Howard students that go abroad. 

Every Authoritarian Government is Afraid of Information
by Ngozi Burrell
HU Senior Ngozi Burrell attended the Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy in Switzerland. Read about her experience here.

If you enjoyed this story and would like to follow Ngozi's adventures, subscribe to her blog  Onyx and Sand
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#BoldForChange: Advancing Education for Girls and Women

In April 2016, President Kim made the commitment to invest $2.5 billion over five years through education projects that directly benefit adolescent girls. In less than a year, the World Bank Group has already committed $600 million in projects....

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Fellowships & Scholarships
  Charles B. Rangel
In November, the Rangel International Affairs Program announced the selection of 30 Graduate Fellows to the 2017 cohort. The new class is currently confirming their graduate programs. Fellows from the 2016 cohort are finalizing their overseas internships, and our 2015 class is in their final stretch of their graduate programs preparing to graduate in May! Selections are underway for the Rangel Summer Enrichment Program, and the new cohort of Rangel Summer Scholars will be announced in late March. 

For more information about the programs visit their  website.
Donald M. Payne
Fellowship Program 
The application period for the 2017 Payne Fellowship closed on January 20, 2017, and the applicant pool was outstanding and reflected the Payne Program goal of diversity and excellence. We received a total of 278 online applications for the 2017 Payne Fellowship. This is a 20% increase from last year. A strong majority are members of the minority groups historically under-represented in the U.S Agency for International Development. The Selection panel will select 24 finalists and out of those finalists, 10 will be awarded the fellowships.

For more information please visit their  website.
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(1)   PCR Marketing Intern
(2)   PCR Program Support Intern

Applicants should send weekly availability and resume/curriculum vitae to Trinishia Samuels at  tsamuels@peacecorps.gov . Indicate “Marketing” or “Program Support Intern” in the subject line.

To find out more about Peace Corps Response, please see our page on the Peace Corps website.
Wilson Center interns have the opportunity to develop both research and professional skills, and to participate in the numerous activities and events held at the Center. Apply by March 15, 2017. 

Applications are now open for a summer internship with  UNICEF USA's Global Cause Partnerships team in our New York City office! We're looking for someone who will work with me on our  #diaspora partnerships portfolio! 
Albright Stonebridge Group (ASG) is a global business strategy and commercial diplomacy firm with a commitment to excellence, integrity, and discretion. We work with our clients to assess markets, manage risk, and realize new opportunities.
 Emerging Global Leaders offers undergraduate and graduate students a 12-15 week professional and career development opportunity in Washington, DC. Application due April 3, 2017.
Women in Global Policy

Start your international policy career by connecting with women whose work has a global impact College women will learn about foreign policy from distinguished women whose work makes a global impact during this week in Washington, DC. Students...

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Interested in leading a study abroad program or need pre-departure orientation services?
Contact the Bunche Center
The Bunche Center provides information to faculty seeking guidance on leading study abroad programs. Find out how to plan a study tour for your students at Howard. 

We also provide pre-departure orientation services for faculty prior to their trip. Schedule your "Before You Go" session using the link below or contact maraina.montgomery@howard.edu. 

Schedule Your Meeting Today.

Friday, March 10th - Deadline to submit HU applications to study abroad in Fall 2017

Thursday, March 27rd, 6-7:30pm - 150 Years of Howard University in the World Series: HU Women Around the World

Friday, April 14th - Bunche Center  x WeGoToo Passport Drive

Wednesday, April 26th, 4pm -  150 Years of Howard University in the World Series: HU and Global Leadership for the 21st Century with President Frederick  (Browsing Room, Founders Library)

Friday, April 28th HU Bison Pre-Departure Orientation

Fridays 12-2pm - Study Abroad Information Table in Blackburn