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In its 40th anniversary year, Chevening’s global alumni community has grown to more than 57,000 people! Explore these pages to get to know the incredible Chevening Alumni community and find out how you can get involved.
Dr Mina Brajovic is the Head of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Country Office in Montenegro. She became a Chevening Scholar in 1999, studying Law at the University of Cambridge at a time when her country was recovering from conflict. Almost 25 years on, Mina reflects on how her aspirations for building a better world have changed over time, as well as the key learnings that have stayed with her from her Chevening year.
Anote Tong is the former president of Kiribati and a famous ‘climate warrior’. After becoming a Chevening Scholar in 1987, Anote maps out the surprising path he took into politics and how he succeeded in focusing global attention on the human dimensions of climate change.
After returning home from your Chevening year, you might experience something known as 'reverse culture shock'. We've asked our seasoned alumni for advice for any new Chevening Alumni entering this new stage of their journey.
Chevening Alumni are chosen for their leadership potential so it is no surprise that many of them have gone on to rise to senior positions in government and public service. (Pictured: Bogolo Kenewendo, Minister of Investment, Trade & Industry, Government of Botswana)
Through their pioneering work in development and civil society, Cheveners are supporting more prosperous, just, and equal societies. (Pictured: Hania Mohamed Sholkamy, Lead researcher, Egyptian Conditional Cash Transfer programme)
Cheveners are at the forefront of scientific research and technological development around the world, tackling issues ranging from climate change and sustainable living, to cutting edge-financial technology. (Pictured: Rajamanohar Somasundaram, CEO at Aquaconnect)