PD’s Competitive College Club Holds Education Retreat

On June 29, members of PD-funded Competitive College Clubs and their teacher coordinators organized a rural educational retreat in Mansa Konko, Lower River Region. Acting Public Affairs Officer Amelia Broderick and Cultural Affairs Assistant Hatab Fadera travelled to the region for the retreat and delivered interactive presentations on the network’s impact and the U.S. college ...
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U.S. Embassy Promotes U.S. Higher Education at Bridging Gaps Expo

Embassy Banjul participated in the first “Bridging Gaps Advisory Education and Career Expo” by displaying an EducationUSA booth.  The founder and CEO of Bridging Gaps, Ramatoulie Gaye, a woman empowerment activist, started the program in order to inform young Gambians, especially young women, of post-secondary educational options available to them and by helping develop their ...
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EducationUSA Advising Caravan Promotes Post-Secondary Education to High Academic Achievers Nationwide

Embassy Banjul’s Public Diplomacy section organized a week-long education advising caravan from July 16-20 to promote EducationUSA to members of our PD-funded Competitive College Clubs (CCC) across Gambia’s rural regions.  The A/PAO and Cultural Assistant/EducationUSA Advisor traveled to Farafenni Senior Secondary School; Armitage, an historic Senior Secondary School in Janjangbureh; Nasir Ahmadiyya Senior Secondary School ...
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Banjul Scholars Club Hosts U.S. University Students

The Public Diplomacy Banjul Scholars Club hosted students from the University of Seattle, Tacoma, on January 18. The students discussed the U.S. college application process, education financing, and a typical college campus life experience. Discussions also addressed the difference between community college and a four-year university. The Banjul Scholars Club is a dedicated group of ...
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