The Wilson Center and Education
December 09, 2013 // 9:00am — 10:00am
Panelists will discuss potential reform for higher education in Muslim societies. more
Latin American Program in the News: Michelle Bachelet es la más opcionada a ganar las elecciones presidenciales en Chile
Nov 21, 2013
Cynthia Arnson was interview by Noticias MundoFox about her perspective regarding the recent presidential elections in Chile. The interview is in Spanish. more
Latin American Program in the News: Reforma hacendaria es una oportunidad perdida por autoridades, señala analista
Oct 31, 2013
Director Cynthia Arnson is interviewed by Terra.mx regarding her views on the missed opportunities for big taxation changes in Mexico after the new administration took office. She discusses the lack of political will for important changes and discusses the more modest reforms that occured instead. This article is in Spanish. more
Latin American Program in the News: Michelle Bachelet es la más opcionada a ganar las elecciones presidenciales en ChileNov 21, 2013
Cynthia Arnson was interview by Noticias MundoFox about her perspective regarding the recent presidential elections in Chile. The interview is in Spanish.
Latin American Program in the News: Reforma hacendaria es una oportunidad perdida por autoridades, señala analistaOct 31, 2013
Director Cynthia Arnson is interviewed by Terra.mx regarding her views on the missed opportunities for big taxation changes in Mexico after the new administration took office. She discusses the lack of political will for important changes and discusses the more modest reforms that occured instead. This article is in Spanish.
On Thursday, October 24, the director of the Brazil Institute, Paulo Sotero, spoke at the second annual Brazilian Philanthropy Forum in Sao Paulo. Mr. Sotero took part in the Closing Plenary: Phianthropy and Citizen Voice.
Angela Kocze, a leading Hungarian Roma rights activist and scholar, is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor with the Department of Sociology at Wake Forest University in North Carolina, as well as a Research Fellow at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
December 09, 2013 // 9:00am — 10:00am
Panelists will discuss potential reform for higher education in Muslim societies.
October 30, 2013 // 8:30am — 11:00am
Across the world, a disproportionately high pregnancy rate among young girls in rural and impoverished areas has had a profoundly negative effect on their opportunities for education, health, and long-term employment. In the United Nations Population Fund’s latest State of World Population report, the authors analyze not only the root causes of these inequities, but also solutions. Join us at the Wilson Center for the launch of The State of World Population 2013, with Dianne Stewart, director of the Information and External Relations Division of the United Nations Population Fund; Fagbenle Oluwaseun Oyindamola, leadership and advocacy fellow for Women in Africa; Beverly Johnston, senior policy advisor in USAID’s Office of Population and Reproductive Health; Robert Blum, chair of the Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; and Heather Boonstra, senior public policy associate at the Guttmacher Institute.
October 16, 2013 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
On Wednesday October 16, a panel discussed the results of the MDGs and what lies ahead.
On May 1, 2013, the Africa Program and the Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity (Leadership Project) at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (Wilson Center) sought to highlight some of the exciting developments by women and youth in Africa utilizing technology and social innovations to tackle every day issues. In collaboration with several other Wilson Center programs and the Kenyan-based African Technology Policy Studies Network, The Africa Program and Leadership Project hosted an international conference titled, “African Women and Youth as Agents of Change through Technology and Innovation.”
As the debate over immigration reform has brought the management of the U.S.-Mexico border back into the spotlight, this report provides a comprehensive look at the state of affairs in the management of the U.S.-Mexico border and the border region, focusing on four core areas: trade and competitiveness, security, sustainability, and quality of life. The report suggests that rather than consider each issue individually, the interdependent nature of topics like trade and security demand the border be approached from a more holistic perspective.
Education in Post-Soviet Russia: Does the Federal Government Have a Regional Policy for Higher Education? (2013)
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #308, 2013. PDF 24 pages.
This week on Dialogue at the Wilson Center we discuss the idea of “people to people” diplomacy, particularly about the variety achieved through international exchange programs.
David Rejeski, Director of the Wilson Center’s Science and Technology Innovation Program, discusses the potential of 3-D printing and digital fabrication.
The Wilson Quarterly’s editor Steve Lagerfeld and contributors to the current issue Peter Cookson and Thomas Toch discuss the challenges facing America’s schools.
Associate Executive Director, Public Policy, National Association for the Education of Young Children
Croft Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Sociology and Anthropology Department, Croft Institute for International Studies, The University of Mississippi
Ahmet Yükleyen is a Wilson Center fellow, a non-residential Jennings Randolph Senior Fellow at the United States Institute of Peace and the Croft Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Mississippi. He studied international relations at Bilkent University and completed his MA d...
B.A., International and Comparative Race Relations and Russian Studies, American University, 2008; Russian Language & Area Studies Program, Department of Russian as a Foreign Language, International University in Moscow (Международный Университет в Москве (МУМ)) 2006-2007