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MSW Students Awarded Global Development Fund Fellowships

First-year MSW students Miguel Becerra and Thabani Nyoni have each been named recipients of a Research and Innovation Fellowship from the Global Development Fund.

As part of Becerra's award, the Management and Planning student will spend this summer in Bogota, Colombia working with Familia Ayara, a non-profit agency that serves Colombian youth through programs based on hip-hop and the arts. Becerra will assist the organization with program evaluation and design.

Nyoni will travel and work in South Africa with the organization Sonke Gender Justice as part of his fellowship award.

Click here to read the UC Berkeley Graduate Division article, "Research & Innovation Award Winners Help Marginalized Communities in Developing Nations."

Pictured: Miguel Becerra (MSW '16)