PhD Nungari Mwangi is the winner of this year’s Andrew E. Rice Award for leadership and innovation by a young Professional in international development. She will receive the award at SID-Washington’s Annual Conference on May 23rd.
The Rice Award (formerly the Truman Award) was established in 2003 by Andrew E. Rice and Robert Berg to honor leadership, innovation, impact, and commitment demonstrated by a young professional in international development. Mr. Rice was a founder and visionary of the Society for International Development, building it into a major global network. He also established the first newsletter and journal on international development, and helped initiate a number of development initiatives, including the U.S. Peace Corps.
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