Spring 2016

IDN News
The Presidential Sounding Board

The Presidential Sounding Board

It was a cold, rainy November afternoon in Atlanta—just days after the coordinated terrorist attacks on Paris. One by one, excited guests passed through tightened security to find a seat in Woodruff Library...  >>


Women’s Leadership Stories Forge Connections for Change

Women’s Leadership Stories Forge Connections for Change

It was the end of the first day of a highly anticipated conference in Accra. The Carter Center and the Office of Ghana’s Chief Imam had convened more than 60 leaders from religious communities, development organizations, advocacy groups, and educational institutions in Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, and Liberia to share successful...  >>


The People’s Ambassador—Linda Thomas-Greenfield

The People’s Ambassador—Linda Thomas-Greenfield

On November 9, 2015, the IDN had the honor of hosting United States Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield as she outlined US priorities in Africa in a presentation titled “Africa’s Growing Prosperity.” A career diplomat and the current US assistant secretary of state for African affairs, Thomas-Greenfield has had a celebrated...  >>


Dialogue with Peace Builders from the Sudan

Dialogue with Peace Builders from the Sudan

On December 3 and 4, 2015, The Carter Center and the IDN hosted a Sudanese delegation from the Center for Peace and Development Studies at the University of Bahri, Khartoum, Sudan. The delegation made the long trip from Khartoum for two days of discussions, organized by the IDN and The Carter Center, on the role of civil society...  >>


IDN Welcomes New Program Coordinator and Graduate Interns

IDN Welcomes New Program Coordinator and Graduate Interns

Obse Ababiya Program Coordinator: As the IDN’s program coordinator, I oversee communications, outreach, and provide research and support for ongoing initiatives. It is exciting to see the growth of Emory’s international programs...  >>


Graduate Student Funding - March Deadline

Graduate Student Funding - March Deadlines

ELMO Initiative Graduate Fellowship - Deadline March 14 • ELMO pre-dissertation fieldwork grants - Deadline March 25 • IDN graduate funding for opportunities with The Carter Center - Deadline March 25  >>