Nisonger Center & AUCD Professional Fellows Win U.S. State Department Award

September 1, 2021

The U.S. Department of State has awarded a $32,000 AEIF grant to AUCD Professional Fellows alumni and a Nisonger Center team led by Dr. Margo Izzo and Dr. Paula Rabidoux. The AEIF award (U.S. Department of State Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund) will sponsor the expansion of an online inclusive education & employment training partnership that connects Ohio LEND faculty, staff, and trainees to teachers in Tanzania's schools. The State Department grants AEIF awards to the most creative and sustainable projects that build alliances between the U.S. and other countries, and AUCD's Professional Fellows alumni in Tanzania will work with the Nisonger Center to spread inclusive education & employment knowledge around the country via online lessons and exchange.