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If you are a current Fellow or Institute Partner with questions, please reach out to your IREX program staff contact.

For general questions on the Mandela Washington Fellowship, please e-mail MWFellowship@irex.org.

Media Inquiries

For media inquiries on the Mandela Washington Fellowship, please contact the US Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Office of Public Affairs and Strategic Communications, at +1-202-632-6452 or ECA-Press@state.gov.

For media inquiries about IREX, please e-mail IREX Director of Strategic Communications Alex Cole at acole@irex.org.

Businesses and Organizations

For businesses and organizations interested in partnering with the Mandela Washington Fellowship in the United States or sponsoring the 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship Summit, please e-mail Meredith Lopez at mlopez@irex.org.

For businesses and organizations interested in partnering with the Mandela Washington Fellowship in Africa, please download more information (PDF, 1.2 MB) or e-mail Cheryl Schoenburg at cschoenburg@irex.org.