Hello guys!!! It’s been ages!!! I’ve been working very very hard to get money (lol). Hello to you all; I hope you’re doing well. Today, I’m not going to talk about coaching but rather sharing experience about the Mandela Washington fellowship. Since a few days, I traveled to the USA, in New Jersey at Rutgers University (as a Togo fellow). … !? To acquire new knowledge, new skills, and most importantly enlarge my networking across Africa and the USA as well. I just spent the first week and I learnt a lot and mostly had innovative ideas. I tasted new dishes (…). My week started with some orientation sessions, which allowed me to discover the Rutgers University; to discuss issues with other young and talented leaders of Africa.Then, we had some pre-classes… Lots of fun… A look at the Brazilian culture and the field of health.

Founded in 1766, Rutgers University is the eighth oldest college in the United States, recently celebrating its 250th anniversary. Home to over 69,000 students from over 120 countries, 8,000 faculty, and 500,000 alumni, Rutgers University is one of only 62 members of the Association of American Universities. Rutgers is a nationally recognized leading research university, and a member of the Big Ten Academic Alliance alongside other first-tier research universities. We are a diverse institution with half of our enrolled undergraduates identified as male, and half female, in addition to an ethnically, religiously, economically, and experientially diverse student body.

After, we went shopping (wooow, everything is technology… Lol… It took me at least 10 minutes to get used it; after having observed others, I finally understood how to do some things )… And to finish, we had a tour of New York City. There, we had some group works, to understand more the concept of team building, cultural and ideas exchanges… We visited  the Grand Central Terminal… From Time square we had some walk through the streets of Wall Street, the Work-shop, the Central Memorial, and the Ground National Monument where we’ve learned a lot about the history of slaves and their contributions to the US history. A great and rich week… Stay tuned for more articles…