Chiwamba wins Mandela Washington fellowship – Capital Radio Malawi
17 July, 2024

Chiwamba wins Mandela Washington fellowship

Chiwamba posing for a photo in Texas (picture from his Facebook page)

Renowned Malawian poet and social commentator Robert Chiwamba has been awarded the prestigious Mandela Washington Fellowship.

In his first attempt, Chiwamba secured a placement at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas, USA.

On his social media, Chiwamba expressed his excitement, saying: “Being at Texas Tech University for the fellowship has installed a breath of fresh air, a sense of belonging, and a spirit of purpose in my career.

“I can’t wait to see what the next few weeks will bring. I thank God for this opportunity and everyone who supported me through the application process. Come On You Red Raiders!”

This initiative aims to empower young leaders from Sub-Saharan Africa to catalyse positive change and growth in their communities.

Robert Chiwamba, known for his impactful poetry that addresses social issues and promotes cultural awareness, now joins a distinguished network of fellows who have excelled in various fields such as agriculture, education, and healthcare.

Chiwamba has been a passionate advocate for youth and women empowerment, using his platform to address critical issues and inspire action.

His dedication to these causes aligns perfectly with the fellowship’s goals of fostering leadership and development.

About The Author

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *