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Melton Fellows empowered at 2016 Clinton Global Initiative University

“The courage to create is very important.” The words of Bill Clinton at the opening plenary of the 2016 Clinton Global Initiative University made me yearn to put my ideas into action. Read Dillard University Melton Fellow Oluseun Joaquin’s report.

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Melton Foundation participates at Ashesi International Week

The Melton Foundation is continuing to strengthen its ties to its newest partner campus, Ashesi University in Ghana. A recent visit by MF staff to the campus provided an opportunity to highlight fellows’ activities and explore new synergies.

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Ashoka U Exchange 2016: Inspiring encounters in Social Entrepreneurship

Dillard University Melton Fellow Oluseun Joaquin reports about her experience attending the 2016 Ashoka U Exchange in New Orleans

Dillard University Fellow Oluseun Joaquin reports about her experience attending the 2016 Ashoka U Exchange in New Orleans

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Melton Fellow meets former President of Nigeria

As a proud citizen of Nigeria, I had always wished for an opportunity to speak with President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan. My curiosity as a global citizen coupled with my interest in understanding the day-to-day runnings of the presidency of a country sparked my interest to speak with him at the University of Virginia.

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Lessons from our last Deep Dive: The good, the bad and the ugly

As preparations for the next Deep Dive begin, fellow Olaf Schiller draws lessons from his follow-up visit to Haiti, one year after the Deep Dive team had left. Here’s what he found out.

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Calling Senior Fellows: New Board member needed!

Senior Fellows are invited to apply to the Melton Foundation Board of Directors. The Board is seeking applicants with experience in finance and/or investment.  

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Temuco for All: Biking for Change

A family bike ride in Temuco, part of the campaign “Temuco para todos” (Temuco for all), gathered nearly 300 cyclists and called attention to the benefits of alternative transportation modes.

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Global Goes Local – Melton Meetings Around the Corner

During March and April 2015, our team is on the road to visit our partner universities and select New Fellows, and we look forward to meeting our community at their doorstep.

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I can’t believe I am a ….GODPARENT!

For over 10 years, Senior Fellows of the Melton Foundation have guided New Fellows as they discover the diversity and pootential of the Melton Foundation. Another cycle of our legendary Godparents Program is about to start. BE PART OF IT!

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Melton Foundation Jena Partners with Local Technicians to Set Up “Repair Café”

What do you do with your damaged appliances? Do you try to fix them or do you just throw them away? If you’re like most people, you throw them away, mainly because you’re not sure where to get them repaired and purchasing a replacement seems like the easier solution. 

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