Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the Professional Fellows Program for Inclusive Disability Employment (PFP-IDE) supports 20 mid-career professionals (Fellows) from Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda, who are committed to advancing inclusive employment for individuals with disabilities. Fellows will participate in an intensive five-week program at a university-based research and education center for disabilities in the U.S. They will learn innovative strategies to promote economic empowerment of individuals with disabilities through the growth of inclusive employment opportunities.
Welcome to the Professional Fellows Program on Inclusive Disability Employment
This program supports 20 mid-career professionals from Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda, who are selected through a competitive process to participate in a five-week intensive fellowship program at a university-based research and education center for disabilities in the U.S.
Apply to represent Kenya, Tanzania, or Uganda as a Professional Fellow on Inclusive Disability Employment (PFP-IDE)! Applicants will be selected through a competitive process by program partners and the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
The Professional Fellows Program on Inclusive Disability Employment is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. It is administered by the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) in partnership with the Institute for Community Inclusion at the University of Massachusetts Boston (ICI) and Handicap International.
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AUCD, ICI, and Handicap International envision a future in which all people, with and without disabilities, are fully included, participating members of their communities. We seek equitable access to supports and services that reflect the preferences and values of diverse communities and that lead to self-determination, independence, productivity, and a healthy and satisfying quality of life.
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