Senior Advisor for International Affairs Esther Gottlieb is currently in Tanzania with Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders alumnus Bahati Hakimu Msomba, a regulatory services office at the Sugar Board of Tanzania. They recently led a two-day "Train the Trainer" workshop group at the National Sugar Institute in the Killombero district.
The workshop provided professional development opportunities for 45 trainers and extension officers from all over the region. Participants developed training expertise, were taught how to practice collaborative strategies, learned how to engage youth in agriculture and compared experiences with the use of technology and social media in farming and business.
Established in 2016 by the Office of International Affairs in collaboration with the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, the OH-IO Education Abroad Scholarship supports underrepresented and diverse student access to Ohio State education abroad programs. The inaugural scholarship competition resulted in 11 first and second year students from the Young Scholars Program being selected to receive a $2,000 scholarship to apply toward an Ohio State education abroad program of their choice.