Dr. Adolphe Nyakasane: Striving to Build Healthy Communities in a Post-Conflict Region of the Congo

Dr. Adolphe Nyakasane, founder and CEO, of Action Sociale Kesho Kongo will discuss, Striving to Build Healthy Communities in a Post-Conflict Region of the Congo in an event scheduled for Tuesday 4:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. in 204 Maxwell Hall.

Dr. Adolphe Nyakasane is Founder and CEO of Action Sociale Kesho Kongo and Head of Pediatric Service at General Hospital of CIRIRI, Democratic Republic of the Congo. For his distinguished work, the New Dynamics of Civil Society in the Congo awarded him the “Golden Patriot’s Prize.”  The same year, the US Embassy in the DRC recognized his work for which he received a scholarship from the US State Department to take part in the “Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders”. This program lead him to the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs of Syracuse University in New York in June 2016 where he was trained in Public Management focused in the fields of health and development.

The Mandela Washington Fellowship is the flagship program of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), empowering young African leaders through academic coursework, leadership training, mentoring, networking, professional opportunities, and local community engagement.  Since 2014, the U.S. Department of State has supported nearly 3,700 young leaders from 49 countries across Sub-Saharan Africa to develop their leadership skills and foster connections and collaborations with U.S. professionals.

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Dr. Adolphe Nyakasane
Founder and CEO,
Action Sociale Kesho Kongo,
Democratic Republic of the Congo;
Head of Pediatric Service, General Hospital of CIRIRI; Mandela Washington Fellow, Syracuse University 2016

Tuesday, May 7
4:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
204 Maxwell Hall

General pay parking is available at Irving Garage, Syracuse University Campus

This event is hosted by Syracuse University’s Maxwell Executive Education, School of Education, Office of Government Relations, VP’s Office of Community Engagement & The Manufacturers Association of Central New York