Alfa Fellowship Program
31 Jan 2013

Maria Mammina, MA '11, and Zach Witlin, MA '12, have been awarded Alfa Fellowships for 2013. They are among a small handful of young professionals from the US and UK to receive the honor this year.

The Alfa Fellowship Program is a professional development program funded by Alfa Bank, Russia's largest private bank, which places accomplished young professionals in work assignments at leading organizations in Russia in the fields of business, economics, journalism, law, public policy and related areas.

The program accepts up to 15 American and British citizens per year. The program includes intensive Russian language training, seminar programs, and extended professional experience. Fellows receive travel, free housing, a monthly stipend, and health insurance.