Leen Hayek receives 2023-24 John L. Robinson Educational Fund Fellowship

The Fares Center is pleased to announce MALD ‘24 student Leen Hayek as the recipient of the John L. Robinson Educational Fund Fellowship for the 2023-24 academic year.

Leen Hayek is a rising second-year MALD student from Jordan, interested in the intersection of technology and innovation, sustainable development, and global business. With an interdisciplinary engineering background focused on renewable energy, Leen worked as development advisor in the renewable energy and ICT sectors focusing on labor market reform, technical capacity building of vulnerable youth and refugees, and promoting private-public partnerships. In doing so, Leen experienced firsthand the role of business and commercial diplomacy in pushing national innovation ecosystems forward. Leen hopes to investigate cross-sectoral partnerships for green development further at Fletcher and beyond, with the goal of promoting actionable, sustainable change in the MENA region.

The John L. Robinson Educational Fund Fellowship provides a full-tuition scholarship to second-year MALD and MIB students interested in US-Arab World commercial and business diplomacy. Both U.S. and International students are eligible to apply.

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