The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program hosts its biannual Scholars Council meeting

By Linet Aguko

The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program hosted its biannual Scholars Council meeting in Nairobi from February 10 – 12, 2023, at USIU-Africa. The Scholar’s Council is a representative body of Mastercard Foundation Scholars from all Mastercard Foundation partner universities. They serve as student leaders of the Scholars Program at the Mastercard Foundation partner universities, representing and championing the needs of Scholars and liaising with the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program teams at each institution, as well as with alumni of the Scholars Program.

The event was attended by 40 Scholar leaders from 25 Partner institutions and several officials from the Mastercard Foundation including Ms. Pauline Gangla, the Head of Scholars Program, Eastern & Southern Africa at Mastercard Foundation. USIU-Africa was represented by Eric Ayamba who is the current Scholar Council Representative for the Mastercard Foundation Scholars at USIU-Africa and Brian Anyika who is the Inclusion Representative for all partner Universities.

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