Stories From the Field - Security

Sep 22, 2015

by Hilary Johnson '15 and Gurkaran Singh '15

Educated and empowered women are fundamental to sustainable peace and thriving communities. In Ghana, especially in the slums, women are not seen as valuable financial contributors, which results in domestic violence, child marriages, and unequal access to education.

With support from Davis Projects for Peace, we worked with Tech Needs Girls, a Ghanaian mentorship program for girls ages 10 to 18, led Regina Agyare, an incredible female role model for her students. Tech Needs Girls helps girls to be innovators and leaders by...

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Apr 8, 2015
Lauren Kwan

Read the blogs created by alumni who have worked around the world from Switzerland to Kenya as Richard Lombard Public Service Fellowship recipients. 

The Richard Lombard Public Service Fellowship was established 25 years ago by family and friends in memory of Richard Lombard, a 1953 Dartmouth alumni and former Trustee of Dartmouth College. The fellowship is aimed at providing grants to “encourage and enable Dartmouth alumni to use their education to make a significant positive impact on society.”

For more information about the Lombard Fellowship, visit the Dickey website. ...

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Aug 9, 2011

Charlotte Blatt '18

I cannot pick a single highlight from my time as a War and Peace Fellow because participating in the program itself was one of the highlights of my time at Dartmouth. There are so many instances that stand out. I traveled to MacDill Airforce Base in Tampa, Florida with War and Peace Fellows, where 10 of us met with General Joseph Votel and General Tony Thomas, the Four-Star General Commanders of US Central Command and US Special Operations Command, respectively. As a junior in college, I got to have dinner in Washington, DC sitting next to Vice President Biden’s...

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