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Humphrey Fellow From Pakistan To Spend Next Week At Ivy Tech Northeast

Aly Jafferani, a relationship manager with the Corporate and Investment Banking Group at NIB Bank in Pakistan, will be on campus at Ivy Tech Community College Northeast from April 17 to 23. He is a part of the Humphrey Fellowship Program, which invites “mid-career professionals from Africa, Asia, Central and South America, and Central and Eastern Europe to gain expertise in their fields.” It also allows “U.S. citizens in the business, government, and academic communities to profit from the knowledge and perspectives of professional counterparts in other countries and to establish lasting ties with them.”

While visiting Ivy Tech Northeast, Jafferani hopes to detail his business model to students and employees for scrutiny and feedback—his model uses technology and engineering methods to expand financial inclusion in developing countries.

“He’s interested in learning about any similar or complementary initiatives at Ivy Tech while building a collegial relationship that would enable ongoing shared technologies and ideas,” says Sarah Rodriguez, the College’s director of International Programs.

To learn more about the fellowship program, based out of Boston University, visit srodriguez52 or 260-480-4137.

Ivy Tech Community College is the state’s largest public postsecondary institution and the nation’s largest singly accredited statewide community college system. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana. It serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.