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Ismail Ombo Dumutu

South Sudan & University of Cape Town, 2022

Ismail was born and raised in South Sudan. He completed his South Sudan Certificate of Secondary Education (SSCSE) in 2012 from Eyira Adventist Vocational Academy in Maridi. Ismail is a proud alumnus of the United World College Program (UWC), a global movement that makes education a force to unite people, nations and cultures for peace and a sustainable future. He obtained his International Baccalaureate Diploma in 2015 from UWC Adriatic in Trieste, Italy. Ismail holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering (with distinction) from the University of Oklahoma in Norman, USA, which he completed as a Davis Scholar. Currently, Ismail is pursuing a Master's in Programme Evaluation at the University of Cape Town as a Mandela Rhodes Scholar, class of 2022.

He began his career as a Research Analyst working for Institutional Shareholder Services, a leading provider of corporate governance and responsible investment solutions that empowers investors and companies to build for long-term and sustainable growth. Prior to pursuing his graduate studies, he also worked as a Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Engineer for Water for South Sudan Foundation, where he led a UNICEF funded project to rehabilitate water points and construct sanitation facilities in rural schools and health centres

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