From battle plans to lesson plans

Author: Colleen Wilcox

Grad2 1600In September 2018, 27 Master of Finance and Accounting graduates walked across the stage at Balkh University in Afghanistan

In 2016, a $1.15 million grant funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) was secured by the Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development and the Stayer Center for Executive Education to help faculty at Balkh University, the third-largest university in Afghanistan, develop a master’s program in finance and accountancy. The partnership was supported under the University Support and Workforce Development Program and implemented by FHI 360 — a nonprofit human development organization based in Washington, D.C.

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Originally published by Colleen Wilcox at on February 10, 2019.