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SDGs and The UN at Work in the World
January 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The United Nations and Sustainable Development Goals at Work in the World Java Cafe
Humphrey Fellow Spotlight event
We were fortunate to have Humphrey Fellow presenters from Argentina, Fiji, Pakistan, Niger, and South Korea. View their bios below!
Garba Hamadou, Niger
Garba Hamadou is an administrator at Diori Hamani International Airport of Niamey. His Humphrey Fellowship goals include learning how to cultivate an effective and cohesive team to pursue common objectives, and manage employees to help provide constructive feedback to the staff in achieving personal and collective goals for efficient company growth. His ultimate goals are to share his experience about how to facilitate innovation in making colleagues with whom he will be working feel comfortable to communicate new ideas so as to implement any innovation to its full potential.
Heon-Taek Yoon, South Korea
Heon-Taek Yoon is an assistant director at Korea Post where he has spent more than a decade managing international affairs in earlier years and labor force regulation recently. He holds a master’s degree in development policy from KDI school. During his Humphrey year, he would like to study post-covid policies, especially on facilitation of the postal network in the U.S. His ultimate goal is to be an international expert who will be able to represent his country and to develop international affairs partnerships around the world.
Krishal Prasad, Fiji
Krishal Prasad is a senior economist at the Westpac Banking Corporation Fiji. At his current role he is tasked with providing timely and accurate economic advice to the leadership team, customers and other stakeholder’s requiring in-depth macroeconomic analysis on key economic variables. His Humphrey Fellowship goals include building a professional network in the US that will allow him to address the skills gap in terms of policy making and public-private partnership. His ultimate goal is to work towards enhancing the economic growth and development in Fiji via targeted inclusive and sustainable growth and climate change mitigation projects.
Maria Florencia Collados, Argentina
Maria Florencia Collados is a strategic planning executive coordinator at Santa Fe City Government where she is charged with designing the strategic plan of the city and government agenda. She has vast experience in international cooperation and foreign trade areas both in private and public sectors and has been a fellow of UNESCO, ECLAC and the Indian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Her Humphrey goals include strengthening her knowledge about public policies for foreign trade promotion, with their consequent impact on local economic development. Her ultimate goal is to design comprehensive and innovative assistance programs for exporters, promote greater participation of women in local economic and political life, and finally, implement accessible credit lines for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)
Sundus Asif, Pakistan
Sundus Asif is a human resources manager at Cube Healthcare Systems Pvt Ltd where she drives the entire human recourses aspect of the organization including both operational and strategic functions. With over seven years of work experience, she is presently engaged in building high performance teams and uplifting talent in KPK. During her fellowship year, Sundus would like to hone her skills in strategic management and policy as well as gain a global perspective on management. She looks forward to learning about and ultimately applying LEAN models in the IT industry in Pakistan.