AMERICAN CORNER CAPE TOWN
This is a place where South Africans, Americans, and other global citizens come together to connect and share ideas.
This space is run in partnership with U.S. Consulate Cape Town, the City of Cape Town, the Central Library, and Friends
Thu, 27 May|
"Is An Ivy League School Right For You?"
U.S. Consulate General Cape Town and EducationUSA Invites you to attend a Virtual Information session.
Time & Location
27 May 2021, 16:00 – 17:00 SAST
About the event
Panelists will be: 1. Colette Bishogo, born in the Democratic Republic of Congo and grew up in Durban, South Africa, where she completed primary and high school. She then attended Harvard University in the U.S., where she concentrated in African and African American Studies, with a secondary field in Economics and Arabic. While at university, she was a member of the student government body, directed service trips and was president of the African Students Association. 2. Mohammed Elzubeir, currently a rising Senior at Princeton University. He is of Sudanese heritage, but grew up in Johannesburg, South Africa. Mohammed graduated matric in 2017 with 9 distinctions, and was heavily involved in rowing, cross-country, and track, competing at either the national or provincial levels at all three. During his high school days he served as an executive member of the African Union’s Youth Advisory Board. At Princeton he is majoring in Economics, and pursuing a certificate in Statistics & Machine Learning. 3. Sukhmani Kaur, a senior from Cornell University, where she double-majors in History and Government and minors in Law and Society and Inequality Studies. She completed her junior year at St. Anne’s College, Oxford University. Sukhmani is co-president of Phi Beta Kappa, and is also a member of Golden Key and the Arts and Sciences Academic Integrity Hearing Board. She co-founded and led Cornell Sikh Students Association, and serves as Diversity Director for the Cornell Speech and Debate Society.