Women in Energy Scholarship Program

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New Agreement Paves the Way for DMACC Skills Train​ing in Kosovo​

December 5, 2019

Valdrin Lluka, Kosovo’s Minister of Economic Development and DMACC President Rob Denson signed a new agreement that paves the way for DMACC training classes in welding and other skilled trades that will be offered within the Kosovo Energy Corporation’s (KEK) new facilities in Prishtina, that nation’s capital city.​​

​​​​​WHO Radio Interview

November 4, 2019

Two DMACC students in this program were intereviewed about the future of jobs in the renewable energy field.
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Fjolla Kosumi, one of the 28 Kosovo Women in Energy Scholarship program students, is interviewed live on WHO Radio by Talk Show Host Jeff Angelo on his “Need to Know with Jeff Angelo” program. Kosumi and fellow Kosovo student, Anita Maloku, were interviewed by Angelo on WHO Radio at 1040 on the AM dial. 
WHO Radio Talk Show Host Jeff Angelo (left) interviews Kosovo students Anita Maloku (center) and Fjolla Kosumi about their experiences at DMACC as part of the Women in Energy program. The 28 Kosovo students are taking classes at the DMACC Ankeny Campus as part of the Women in Energy Scholarship program funded by the Millennium Foundation Kosovo. It provided a grant of up to $1 million for DMACC to train a new generation of women leaders in Kosovo’s expanding energy industry. 
Anita Maloku, one of the 28 women from Kosovo who are taking classes on the DMACC Ankeny Campus, is interviewed on WHO Radio. The Kosovo women are enrolled in a number of energy-related fields, including Wind Turbine Technology, Electronics Engineering Technology/Solar Energy, Applied Engineering, Tool & Die, and Computer Aided Design, among others. Upon completion of their studies in two-years, the Kosovo students will have practical, business-ready skills to apply in energy-related jobs in their home country. 

Kosovo Reception

September 9, 2019

A DMACC reception attended by the President of Kosovo, DMACC President Rob Denson, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds, and other dignitaries

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​DMACC Meets with Women in Energy Team

DMACC President Rob Denson (third from right) and DMACC Vice President of Academic Affairs, Scott Ocken (right) meet with the Women in Energy team during a recent trip to Kosovo.