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About patricieuwase

Patricie is a dynamic engineer and leader, currently serving as the transport technical advisor to Rwanda’s Minister of Infrastructure. In May 2015, she graduated from UC Berkeley with a Master of Science in (Civil) Engineering, and she was honored to give the student commencement address on behalf of the graduating class of 2015 of Berkeley's Engineering master's and doctoral candidates. In the summer of 2015, Patricie took two months off her new job to organize a women’s mentoring & leadership camp, thanks to a $10,000 grant she had won from the Davis Foundation’s Projects for Peace Award Program earlier that year. Patricie has dubbed the network the 100 Women Who Will Impact Rwanda. Patricie received a full ride scholarship to UC Berkeley from the MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program, and she is an Imbuto Foundation's former Best Performing Girl and a valued alumna of Generation Rwanda, SHE CAN and numerous other leadership programs.

The last week of the Intercultural Leadership Initiative course

My journey studying intercultural leadership through ILI has come to an end with our commencement that took place on Tuesday May 5th. Saying that this adventure has been a very enjoyable ride is an understatement! Like I had predicted when I … Continue reading

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Culture as an iceberg, uncoding cultural dimensions

This week’s session of the Intercultural Leadership Initiative was as informative as the past ones. To kickstart our class session on Wednesday, we discussed the dimensions of culture, using “the iceberg concept of culture.” Obviously, culture is such a broad … Continue reading

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