Global Swede Award 2017


Gbemisola Allwell-Brown is selected as Uppsala University’s choice for the Global Swede Award 2017, student at the Master Programme in International Health at the Department of Women's and Children's Health.

The Global Swede award is part of a long-term vision for building and strengthening relationships with international students in Sweden.  For 6 years now, the award has been presented by the Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation and Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in collaboration with the Swedish Institute. The goal is to create a network to promote Swedish trade and benefit international and multicultural cooperation. Global Swede alumni are part of a wider network which currently comprises of around 13 000 people from 140 countries.

On May 10, the Foreign Ministry and SI will host the seventh Global Swede ceremony in Stockholm.