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Heather Ward

Heather Ward is the associate provost for global affairs at University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. She was previously associate director of internationalization and global engagement at the American Council on Education.

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Posts by Heather Ward

Changing the Game for Women in East Africa

In honor of International Women’s Day, CIGE’s Heather Ward interviews Karen Sherman, president of the Akilah Institute, a postsecondary institution for women in Rwanda.

March 8, 2017

Colombia: Peace, Equity, Education

With Colombia’s annual GDP growth of 4.8 percent between 2010 and 2014 and the final elements of the peace process falling into place, the dust of turmoil is settling—which will have an impact on higher education partnerships with the country.  Heather Ward reports on her recent trip to Bogotá to assess how to strengthen collaboration between U.S. and Colombian institutions.

July 22, 2016