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Fostering Great Leaders

A Conversation with Vice-Chancellor Adam Habib What has student activism revealed about South Africa’s young future leaders? In the wake of student-led protests in universities across South Africa, it is worth examining how these student leaders have conducted themselves and the strategies they’ve...
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What the U.S. can learn from South Africa’s Heritage Day

JudyAnn Bigby
On September 24th, South Africa celebrated Heritage Day, a day in which all South Africans are encouraged to celebrate their cultural traditions while recognizing the diversity of cultures, beliefs, and traditions that together make up the whole of South Africa. Heritage Day is a recent holiday,...
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In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the voice he lent to South Africa

JudyAnn Bigby
Today, in the United States, we celebrate the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. on the date of his birth on January 15. King was a civil rights leader, a proponent of non-violent activism, and spokesperson against racism and social injustice worldwide. For more than a decade, before his assassination...
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A message from JudyAnn Bigby

JudyAnn Bigby
Dear South Africa Partners Community, With great excitement and joy, I began my tenure as the Executive Director of South Africa Partners on May 1, 2017. As South Africa Partners celebrates its 20th anniversary, I enthusiastically join you in your steadfast support of a just and democratic South...
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South Africa Partners names JudyAnn Bigby, M.D. as Executive Director

Boston, MA, Monday, May 8, 2017 – The Board of Directors of South Africa Partners chose JudyAnn Bigby, M.D. as the organization’s new Executive Director, replacing Mary Tiseo who stepped down after 20 years of service. South Africa Partners ( www.sapartners.org ) builds mutually beneficial...