2015 Mandela Washington Fellowship Summit Videos

Fellows smile while holding an American flag at the 2015 Mandela Washington Fellowship Summit.

Check out videos from plenary sessions and Ignite Talks at the 2015 Mandela Washington Fellowship!

2015 Ignite Talks

2015 Plenary Sessions

  • Call to Order from Evan Ryan (Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State)
  • Congressional Forum featuring Edward J. Markey (U.S. Senator, Massachusetts), Hank Johnson (U.S. Representative, U.S. House of Representatives, 4th District of Georgia), and 2015 Fellow Hlaganani Gumbi
  • Mandela Washington Fellows Town Hall with then-President Barack Obama
  • Closing and Celebration of Mandela Washington Fellows with remarks by Grant T. Harris (Special Assistant to the President & Senior Director for African Affairs, National Security Council), Richard Stengel (Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, U.S. Department of State) and Linda Thomas-Greenfield (Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs, U.S. Department of State)

The Mandela Washington Fellowship is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State with funding provided by the U.S. Government and administered by IREX.