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2021 Frederick Douglass Global Fellows

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2021 Dublin Fellows

This combined 2020/2021 cohort of Frederick Douglass Global Fellows (FDGFs) traveled to Dublin in the summer of 2021 for a 4-week 3-credit study abroad experience.

  • Ayodele Theard-Lewis, Xavier University 
  • Brielle Smith, Howard University
  • Cameron Lovings Hampton University 
  • Carolina Jimenez, Harvard University 
  • Corinne Bobb-Semple, Pomona College
  • Delali E. Gadzekpo, University of Tennessee 
  • Hana Mohamad, University of Houston
  • Iesha-LaShay Phillips, Oberlin College
  • Isaiah Franco, Wofford College
  • Jaylen Antoine, University of Puget Sound
  • Kanyinsola Oye, Howard University
  • Katherine Sanchez, Lehman College
  • Leeah Derenoncourt, Emerson College
  • Luis Gonzalez, Benedict College
  • Markal Kelly, Morehouse College
  • Mikayla Tillery, Stanford University
  • Mistique Davis, California State, Fresno
  • Nikita Joshi, University of Missouri - Kansas City
  • Paul Douillon, University of Miami
  • Sophia Jackson, Bard College

The Journey

Just as Frederick Douglass was transformed by his time in Ireland, the 2021 Frederick Douglass Global Fellows returned home from their program in Dublin transformed, inspired, and better prepared to agitate for positive change in our world.


The Program

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Program Highlights

The 2021 Fellows followed in Douglass’s historic footsteps, visiting sites across Ireland that Douglass visited in 1845.

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The core element of the Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship program is a CIEE-designed academic course Transformational Leadership Across Cultures.

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Hear from the Fellows

The 2021 Frederick Douglass Global Fellows explain what the program meant to them.

Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship

A prestigious award for meritorious individuals who demonstrate high academic achievement, possess exemplary communication skills, display the hallmarks of self-determination, exhibit characteristics of bold leadership, and have a history of service to others.

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