Maria-Luiza Popescu is young and successful. She is a proud Clinton Foundation ambassador, and the only Romanian chosen for this honor during her years at University. Her work is related to Alzheimer's disease, and she is trying to help Alzheimer’s victims to recover their memory by using musical therapy.
The Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD) brings future leaders to the U.S. to experience the U.S. educational system, share their culture, and explore U.S. culture and values. The program provides non-degree undergraduate study abroad in the United States on a competitive basis to university students. The deadline is on 31 December 2019.
Even though New Zealand was colonized by the Britishers in 1840, it has quite a different history compared with Australia. Some of the oft reported differences are that the earlier settlers, the Maoris, live a pretty good life compared with the Aborigines in Australia. They are also not marginalized, nor are their children taken away and the difference in life expectancy between the two is as high as 10 years. Soon before and after New Zealand was annexed and established as a colony, it was mainly the whalers and pilgrims who settled there.
The 2020 cohort of the Local Pathways Fellowship will bring together a network of 100 young thought leaders, urban planners, sustainability advocates, researchers and innovators from 100 different cities across the world to advance local dialogue, collaboration and problem solving around the Sustainable Development Goals and to make cities and urban settlements “smart, fair and sustainable”. The deadline is on 15 December 2019.