Camilo José Cela University and Women for Africa join forces for education

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Camilo José Cela University and Women for Africa join forces for education

The University of Camilo José Cela (UCJC) and the Women for Africa Foundation will join forces via a collaboration agreement with the common aim of fostering education and achieving the utmost development possible in Africa.

The agreement, by which the UCJC adheres to the foundation’s Learn Africa programme, will be signed next Wednesday 22nd November at the UCJC’s Almagro Campus at 10:45 a.m. by María Teresa Fernández de la Vega, the president of the Women for Africa Foundation; Nieves Segovia, president of the educational institution SEK; and Samuel Martín-Barbero, the chancellor of the Camilo José Cela University.

The event will begin with some words of welcome by Nieves Segovia. Then, Fernández de la Vega and Martín-Barbero will sign the collaboration agreement, thanks to which two young African women will study in the aforementioned university. The president of the Women for Africa Foundation will then give a speech about the importance of education for development, followed by a talk with the students and lecturers present at the event.

These will include the ten international students from countries in conflict to whom the UCJC has given scholarships as part of its Integra project, and the two African students also given scholarships by the university as part of the Learn Africa programme.

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