<< Congratulations to Dr Ibrahim Yahaya Wuni, BRE PhD Graduate on his success in the 2023 WBG Africa Fellowship Program! >>
Dr Ibrahim Yahaya Wuni, a recent BRE PhD Graduate supervised by Prof. Geoffrey Shen, has been selected as a 2023 World Bank Group (WBG) Africa Fellow. In this regard, Dr. Wuni joined the World Bank Group as a Consultant under the WBG- Africa Fellowship Program (WBG-AFP).
The WBG-AFP is an annual program by the World Bank Group targeting the brightest Ph.D. Candidates or Graduates with expertise in any of the Bank's business areas. It provides an excellent opportunity for Africans with an interest in international development to contribute to the missions of the Bank whilst acquiring relevant skills and hands-on experience for his/her career advancement.
“It is extremely competitive, usually recruiting 15 - 25 Fellows from 2000 - 4000 Candidates. Usually, fellows are stationed in Washington DC, United States, but I chose to go back to Ghana CMU to support projects in my home country.” says Dr Wuni. He would consult for the Urban, Disaster Risk Management, Resilience, and Land Global Practice of the World Bank Group.
Prior to the World Bank group, Dr Wuni worked as an Assistant Professor of Construction Engineering and Management at the King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals in Saudi Arabia. He has published over 53 peer-reviewed scholarly articles in reputable domain international journals, with over 1,000 citations in Google Scholar.
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