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2012-13 Humphrey Fellows are Pursuing Their Academic Year at Penn State

Penn State welcomes the 2012-13 Humphrey Fellows professionals as they begin their academic year.

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – This academic year, 11 international professionals are participating in the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program at Penn State.

The Humphrey Program brings accomplished mid-career professionals from specific countries around the world to selected universities in the United States for public service, advanced study, professional training, and work-related experiences.

President Jimmy Carter established the program in 1978 in honor of the late Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey. Penn State has hosted Humphrey fellows each year since the program was established. The College of Education is the University’s administrative home of the program.

“The 2012-13 Humphrey fellows have been actively involved in a variety of opportunities at Penn State and in the community from the moment they arrived,” said Leila Bradaschia, director of Penn State’s Humphrey Program. “They are making connections with people who share their interests and who want to learn more about their backgrounds. We are excited about the knowledge and energy this year’s cohort brings to our campus.”

The 2012-2013 Penn State Humphrey fellows are:

Duaa Al KhreishaMs. Duaa Al-Khreisha is a project coordinator at the Ministry of Labor in Jordan. Her focus is public policy analysis, public administration, and education policy. (




Hina BalochMs. Hina Baloch is a manager for Sindh and Balochistan at the British Council in Pakistan. She is interested in education policy, curriculum development, community education, disparity in education, and human conflict. (




Constansia BandaMs. Constansia Banda is the Compliance Auditor in the Vocational Training Provider Support Division of the Namibia Training Authority. She is interested in women’s empowerment, gender equality, and human rights. (




Owen BayaMr. Owen Baya, senior assistant registrar at the Pwani University College in Kenya, is focused on best practices in higher education management. (




Adriana CundarMs. Adriana Cundar is a professor of English at the National University in Ecuador. She is interested in curriculum design, evaluation, and pedagogy for teaching English as a foreign language. (




Eka JeladzeMs. Eka Jeladze is the training coordinator of ICT for teachers at the National Agency for Teachers Professional Development in Georgia. She is focused on information communication technology (ICT). (




Luka JurosMr. Luka Juros is the head of sector for Higher Education Operations and Student Welfare at the Ministry of Science, Education, and Sports in Croatia. He is focused on higher education policy. (




Sitti KhadijahMs. Sitti Khadijah is the vice director of student services at the Akademi Kebidanan Sari Mulia Banjamasin, a midwifery school in Indonesia. She is interested in best practices related to student affairs. (




Diana StahDr. Diana Stah is an associate professor at Tiraspol State University in Moldova and is focused on project management and research and development policy in higher education. (




Tran TranMs. Tran Tran is the assistant to executive director and dean for undergraduate and graduate education at the International Education Institute of Vietnam National University-Ho Chi Minh City (IEI). She is interested in quality management and community service. (




Wishnoe WishnoebrotoMr. Wishnoebroto is the manager of the language center at BINUS University in Indonesia. His focus is educational administration and education technology. (