Grace Munene, MSC

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Assistant Director, International Summer Service Learning Program (Africa)

Grace Munene is the assistant director for the International Summer Service Learning Program at the Center for Social Concerns with a focus on Africa. Before joining the center, she worked for Notre Dame’s Pulte Institute for Global Development where she facilitated the development and implementation of various education programs funded by both private and public agencies such as the U.S. Department of State, Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders; the USAID| Notre Dame Global Development Fellowships; and the USAID|fhi360 University Partnership between the University of Notre Dame and Balkh University.

In addition, her previous experience includes working in various capacities with multiple partners across the continent of Africa in program management and administration, advocacy, and communication for the African Palliative Care Association (APCA).

Grace received her MSC in Applied Anthropology focusing on global health issues from the University of North Texas, Denton, and a B.A. in Anthropology from the University of Nairobi, Kenya. Grace joined the center staff in fall 2017.

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May 2022

Graduate Summer Institute for Engaged Research and Teaching
Tuesday, May 31, 2022 - 12:00am to Thursday, June 2, 2022 - 11:45pm

June 2022

ND Explores STEM: Healthcare
Friday, June 3, 2022 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Information Session | RISE: Hometown
Thursday, June 9, 2022 - 7:00pm
Preferred Application Deadline | Graduate Fellowship
Wednesday, June 15, 2022 - 12:00am to 11:45pm
Information Session | RISE: South Bend
Thursday, June 16, 2022 - 7:00pm

September 2022

Pathways Out of Poverty: Venture Creation and Contemporary Europe
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 11:00am to 1:00pm