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Uncommon knowledge by Dambisa Moyo [Video]

Dr.Dambisa Moya is an international economist who comments on the macroeconomy and global affairs. She is the author of the New York Times Bestseller Dead Aid: Why Aid is Not Working and How there is a Better Way for Africa and How the West Was Lost: Fifty Years of Economic Folly and the Stark Choices Ahead. 

The dilemma of Africans students living in North America or Europe

Every year, millions of young men and women from Africa, Asia and Latin America increasingly move to North America and Europe in order to further their education. For some, their parents expect them to return home and take care of the family business upon completion of the programs. For most, they contemplate the prospects of establishing themselves in their host countries since the latter offer them a better future. 

Studying in the US according to an international student

This week, Baylor University celebrates its International Education Week. Consequently, the Center for International Education (CIE) has scheduled several events throughout the week such as the study abroad information table in the SUB. I would like to take this opportunity to share my perspective on studying in the U.S.

As a child, I remember being introduced to the United States via my family television set that showed a few international channels such as the Cable News Networks (CNN). Even though I did not understand an English word pronounced by the journalists, I was fascinated by their strange accent and the different pictures I watched. Impressed by the cultural and racial diversity of the US, I dreamed of visiting this complex and powerful country.

Educate a girl, Develop a nation

Educate a girl, develop a nation. Taken out of context, this statement may not make sense to some people, who would scratch their heads out of confusion. Actually, half of the humanity (girls and women) is still suffering of various forms of discrimination.


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