UI to Welcome Mandela Washington Fellows this Summer

February 2, 2018

The University of Iowa is proud to announce that, for the third year in a row, it has been selected as an institute partner for the 2018 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders.

Will Africa be 'the next Asia' for Trade?

April 2, 2018

Dimy Doresca, Director of the Institute for International Business, discusses manufacturing and trade in Africa as well as the ties the University of Iowa is building with African trade and business.

UI to Welcome Mandela Fellows This Summer

February 21, 2018

For the third year in a row, the University of Iowa will host young leaders from Africa for the Mandela Fellowship program. Read more online.

UI to welcome Mandela Washington Fellows this summer

February 2, 2018

The University of Iowa is proud to announce that, for the third year in a row, it has been selected as an Institute Partner for the 2018 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders.

U.S. higher education institutions selected to host Mandela Washington Fellows

February 1, 2018

The U.S. Department of State and IREX are pleased to announce the 27 U.S. universities, including the University of Iowa, that have been selected to host 700 Mandela Washington Fellows in summer 2018.

Young African Leaders Initiative fellows visit Iowa City, tour the state

July 19, 2017

John Pappajohn, a well-known entrepreneur and philanthropist, spoke to a group of Fellows from the 2017 Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) last week. The Fellows are learning about economics in Iowa and the fundamentals of entrepreneurship during their six-week program.

Mandela Washington fellows help University of Iowa tap into global market

July 19, 2017

The University of Iowa is hosting 25 business leaders from Africa as part of the Mandela Washington Fellowship.

Pappajohn to young African entrepreneurs: Do something, but enjoy it

July 14, 2017

Drake University and the University of Iowa's Mandela Washington Fellows got to hear from John Pappajohn, a successful entrepreneur and philanthropist, last week.

Visiting African students receive innovative gift from John Pappajohn

July 17, 2017

John Pappajohn, a philanthropist and venture capitalist, gifted the Drake University and Unversity of Iowa Mandela Washington Fellows with a food dehydrator made by an Iowa-based company called KinoSol. Pappajohn's purpose for the gift was to spur entrepreneurial growth among the Fellows.

Young African entrepreneurs learning business skills in Iowa

July 12, 2017

The University of Iowa's Mandela Washington Fellows recently visited Davenport, Iowa. They are participating in this six-week program to enhance their entrepreneurial skills and expand their network.