Institute of International EducationBy Daniela Kaisth. You probably have never heard of the Global Platform for Syrian Students. I hadn’t heard of them either until about two years ago when the President of Carnegie Corporation of New York, Dr. Vartan Gregorian, introduced us.
I had just finished briefing him about IIE’s Syria Consortium, which is a group of about 30 universities led by Illinois Institute of Technology that offer scholarships for Syrian students displaced from higher education due to the conflict. More...