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Carole Darst

Posted: Wednesday, August 25, 2010 in Individuals

Carole Darst's organization, CD Design Collaborations, draws on her experience with graphic materials to assist charitable efforts in Africa. As a Rotary member of the World Community Service Committee, Ms. Darst seeks to build global relationships. Her work has taken her to Kenya, East Africa to help with indigenous displaced persons. Read more

Cindy Ball

Posted: Tuesday, January 11, 2011 in Individuals

Ms. Ball, a filmmaker living in Indianapolis, travelled extensively throughout Africa researcing her documentary "An African American Quest for Authenticity." The film explores the experiences of African Americans who have repatriated to Africa. Read more

Daniel J. Adomitis

Posted: Wednesday, August 25, 2010 in Individuals, Corporation

Firestone Natural Rubber Company is a multi-nation corporation with large investments in Liberia Besides business investment, Firestone Liberia has also invested heavily in education and healthcare. Sixteen thousand students attend primary and secondary schools funded by Firestone Liberia. Read more

Danka Rapic

Posted: Thursday, August 26, 2010 in Individuals, Private Voluntary

Danka Rapic is an Indianapolis resident who specializes as a gender and development consultant. She has worked both with the policy institute Provocate and with the Center on Philanthropy at IUPUI. For the Center on Philanthropy, she helped to form a relationship with the Harambee Center on Philanthropy at Moi University in Kenya. Read more

Darcy Weaver

Posted: Wednesday, August 25, 2010 in Individuals

Darcy Weaver is the leader and coordinator of College Park Church's partnership with the Nairobi Evangelical Graduate School of Theology (NEGST). The mission of NEGST is "to promote excellence in African Christianity." Read more

Daria Barwinska

Posted: Wednesday, August 25, 2010 in Individuals

Daria, a native of Poland, has published a book entitled To Be . . . In Africa. She is also involved in a number of African humanitarian initiatives. Read more

David Russell

Posted: Wednesday, August 25, 2010 in Individuals

David Russell is a lawyer practicing in many areas including international law. He also serves as vice-chairman of the African University Foundation. He is a frequent speaker in Indiana and abroad on international law and intellectual property rights. Read more

Dawn Whitehead

Posted: Wednesday, August 25, 2010 in Individuals

In 2009, IUPUI was awarded a grant by the Fulbright-Hays Group Project Abroad from the U.S. Department of Education. Dr. Dawn Whitehead, Director of International Curriculum at IUPUI, became the director for the project. Read more

Douglas Hairston

Posted: Wednesday, August 25, 2010 in Individuals

As the Director of the Front Porch Alliance out of the Indianapolis Mayor's office, Douglas Hairston has had the opportunity to make numerous contacts with African delegations. Read more

Dr. Amos Sawyer

Posted: Wednesday, August 25, 2010 in Individuals

Dr. Amos Sawyer, a Liberian scholar, was the President of the Interim Government of Liberia from 1990-1994. Currently, he is a research scholar of the Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis at Indiana University. He is also the Coordinator of the Consortium for Self-Governance in Africa. Read more