Portrait articles

Across every continent former and current  Danida fellows drive development and effect change. They make important breakthroughs with innovative and progressive new ideas in a vast spectrum of sectors.

Danida Fellowship Centre is proud of all its alumni. We celebrate it with portrait articles featuring our remarkable former and current students. 

If you have suggestions to whom we should interview, please write us at alumni@dfcentre.dk


Alumni portrait

Olman Segura-Bonilla, Danida alumni and former Cabinet Minister of Labor and Social Security of Costa Rica is a first mover and fierce believer in sustainable development economics. His impressive career and Costa Rica’s path of development are closely interlinked.

If you think that career paths as professional singer and scientist are incompatible, then you ought to think twice. 38-year old Danida fellow Nguyễn Đắc Khoa is living proof that the two career paths are complementary.
27 year old computer engineer, Daniël van Schouwenburg decided to change his career path and broaden his horizons. He went to Denmark in September 2010, three days after his wedding, to pursue a full-time Master of Business Administration (MBA) through the Emerging Leaders Scholarship Programme (ELSP) administered by Danida Fellowship Centre (DFC).
When Lillian Tibatemwa-Ekirikubinza became a PhD student in Denmark she was prepared. From childhood she was a pioneer and expected to excel.