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Shannon Sims in The New York Times

Former ICWA Fellow Shannon Sims contributed to and wrote two articles in the New York Times about Brazil’s former president’s conviction for corruption, and the surrounding controversy leading up and following his sentence. Click here to read the full contribution article, and here to read the article she co-wrote!

Gregory Feifer in Foreign Affairs

Former ICWA Fellow, interim ICWA Executive Director, and Russia expert Gregory Feifer published an article today in Foreign Affairs titled “Trump and Putin’s Meeting of the Minds.”  His article describes Trump’s meeting with Russian President Putin at the G20 summit, and Feifer’s views on the outcome. Read the full article …

Andrew Tabler quoted in USA Today

Former ICWA Fellow Andrew Tabler chimes in on an article titled “U.S., Russia reach deal on Syria cease-fire” in USA Today.  The piece revolves around the meeting between Russian president Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump regarding Syria, and the ceasefire that resulted.  Tabler, a Syria expert, provides his insights and opinion.  Read …

Pramila Jayapal in BRIT+CO

In “Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal Proves it’s Never Too Late to Change Paths,”  former ICWA Fellow Jayapal is featured with brief biography detailing her life and rise to her current position in Congress.  Check out the full article here! (Photo via Chip Somodevila + Tasos Katopodis / Getty)

Willy Foote in Forbes

Former ICWA Fellow Willy Foote published an article in Forbes titled: “How A Top Management Consulting Firm Is Helping Social Enterprises Thrive.”  Here is a snippet of the piece: “For Root Capital, which invests in food and agricultural enterprises around the world, this means making decisions that will ultimately help our partner …