Events and Presentations

  • RISE-SSAWRN graduates Drs. Moseki R. Motsholapheko and Paul K. Mensah have been selected as Duke University Spring 2015 Africa Initiative Visiting Scholars. They will be visiting Duke University from March 22 through May 21, 2015.

  • Arlen Hastings and Sarah Rich will present on RISE at Working with Africa, Differently.

    • Working with Africa, Differently is a forum that will take place on Friday, April 10, from 7-9 p.m. in the Theron Room of the Princeton Theological Seminary Library [campus map here] in Princeton, NJ. WWAD will showcase four area organizations (Friends of the Soko Fund, GAIA at Trinity, Science Initiative Group at IAS, and Princeton in Africa) that are taking creative approaches to promoting economic, scientific and social development throughout Africa. Come to hear their stories and their strategies, and to get involved! After a few informative and engaging presentations, you will have the opportunity to brainstorm and network with other members of the community who are eager for mobilization and change. More information about the organizations and can be found on the event website. Feel free to contact with any inquiries about this event.
  • Arlen Hastings and Sarah Rich will participate in COREVIP 2015 on behalf of SIG/RISE, to be held in Kigali, Rwanda from June 2-5, 2015.


  • Sarah Rich and Arlen Hastings presented on RISE at the 2015 Conference of the National Society of Black Physicists, "Re-Visioning the Future of Scientific Leadership," which was held at the Hilton Baltimore Hotel, Baltimore, MD on February 25-28, 2015.

  • Arlen Hastings attended the World Bank Regional Workshop for the Eastern and Southern Africa Higher Education Centers of Excellence (ACE II), co-hosted by Tanzania's Ministry of Education and Vocational Training (MoEVT) and held at the Serena Hotel in Dar es Salaam on January 13-14, 2015.






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