Kyle A. Long wrote a great review of my book, Unequal Partners: American Foundations and Higher Education Development in Africa in the recently-launched journal, Philanthropy & Education, put together by Professor Noah Drezner of Columbia University, Indiana University Press and Teachers College. Continue reading
I was recently in Switzerland to present my research on philanthropy and education as well as my book Unequal Partners at the Inaugural Symposium “Philanthropy on Education: Global Trends, Regional Differences and Diverse Perspectives.” The Symposium, which took place at The Graduate Institute in Geneva on November 22-24, was the perfect place to discuss issues related to philanthropy in education.
Today is International Translation Day which is celebrated every year on September 30 to show solidarity of the worldwide translation community in an effort to promote the translation profession in different countries. This is an opportunity to display pride in a profession that is becoming increasingly essential in the era of progressing globalization.
To mark this day, I have decided to give my new book for free both in its original English and its French ebook editions for everyone who will contribute to The Bilingual Revolution’s Adopt a Translation campaign. The campaign’s goal is to translate The Bilingual Revolution in 8 languages: Arabic, Chinese, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Russian, and Spanish. Continue reading
Robert Nolan, executive director of communications and content strategy at Carnegie Corporation of New York, reviewed my book Unequal Partners: American Foundations and Higher Education Development in Africa for Carnegie Reporter. Continue reading
Vartan Gregorian, president of Carnegie Corporation of New York, was awarded the medal of Chevalier of the French Legion of Honor at a ceremony at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York City on February 9. The French ambassador to the United States, Gérard Araud, presented the insignia to Gregorian in recognition of his three-decade effort to strengthen Franco-American relations, advance links between French and American institutions of higher education, and promote the study of French culture and language. Continue reading
I created powerpoints based on my book Unequal Partners: American Foundations and Higher Education Development in Africa (Palgrave, 2016) to use in classrooms (copyright Fabrice Jaumont).
The book Unequal Partners:
- Offers a flesh and bone approach to international development for a wide audience, including international organizations, governmental agencies and NGOs involved in international assistance
- Provides insights into building the educational capital of developing countries
- Analyzes the role of American philanthropy abroad and its impact on higher education in Sub-Saharan Africa
Sabith Khan, scholar with expertise in philanthropy, civil society and communications, reviewed my book Unequal Partners, American Foundations and Higher Education Development in Africa, on his website “Habits of the Arts.”