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Above, members of the Partners for a New Beginning North Africa Partnership for Economic Opportunity delegation meeting with the US ambassaor to Libya. (Photo Credit: Chris Westling)
Russell Beard is vice president of information resources and CIO at Bellevue College in Bellevue, Washington. Here he writes about his experience as part of the Aspen Institute Partners for a New Beginning North Africa Partnership for Economic Opportunity delegation to Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia (including a visit from a Libyan contingent), where he spoke about partnerships and opportunities to advance these countries' higher education sectors.
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