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Visiting Humphrey's Fellow Presentation

March 20, 2013

Tompkins Cortland Community College will welcome Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow Modibbo Aboubakary for a campus visit March 25 to 29. Modibbo Aboubakary, a native of Cameroon and President of LEAD Cameroon, is a Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow at the University of Washington. He will offer a public presentation entitled “Leadership, Environment, and Development: An International Perspective from Africa” at noon on Wednesday, March 27 in room 263. His visit is co-sponsored by Community Colleges for International Development (CCID), Tompkins Cortland’s Global Initiatives Councils, Sustainability Council, and Students Acting for a Greener Earth (SAGE).

Modibbo Aboubakary worked in the Cameroon Ministry of Economy, Planning and Regional Development from 2001 to 2006, where he was in charge of monitoring and supervising regional development authorities and rural development programs sponsored by the European Union and the French Development Agency. Since 2006 he has been working for Cameroon’s Supreme State Audit Office as an Environmental Auditor, and is currently the president of LEAD Cameroon. His Humphrey Fellowship is a year of academic and professional training in Public Policy Analysis and Public Administration at the Evans School of Public Affairs at the University of Washington.