The Weidenfeld Scholars
To date 113 Scholars have taken part in the Weidenfeld Scholarships and Leadership Programme. They are an increasingly diverse group, originating from 37 countries, with new Scholars from Kosovo and Yemen joining the 2012-13 cohort. The group studies a wide variety of subjects in 25 different departments.
Ndieme Ouleye Ndoye - Alumnus
Country: United States
College: Green Templeton College
Subject: Migration Studies
Year started: 2011
Ouleye holds a BA in International Studies (2007) from Spelman College in the US. She has worked with migrant communities in Israel, Senegal and Uganda and plans to focus her career on tackling the complex issues of human cross-border movement. As a Fellow with the Henry Luce Foundation, she has worked in the DEPDC (Development and Education Program for Daughters and Communities Center), a Thailand-based NGO whose mission it is to prevent human trafficking in the Mekong Sub-region. She administered the 2010 USAID grant for ‘10,000 Girls’, a programme of the Women's Health Education and Prevention Strategies Alliance (WHEPSA), distributing school supplies to six localities in Senegal and supervising the project directors responsible for the twenty-three schools. Ouleye has also worked at the African Refugee Development Center (ARDC) in Tel Aviv, Israel. In her studies, she aims to explore the causes and effects of migration in border communities and how these influence development patterns and opportunities for migrant parents and their children, focusing on access to education and income generation.