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AU-EU Summit 17-18 February 2022: A Science Agenda

The AERAP Africa-Europe Science Collaboration Platform will organise side events at the AU-EU Summit on 14-18 February 2022. The purpose of the meeting will be to promote awareness of the contribution of collaborative research and development as a critical aspect of EU-Africa relations and collaborations, in particular in addressing global challenges together.

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Dr. Connie Sung

Michigan State University
Associate Professor
Dr. Connie Sung is an Associate Professor of Rehabilitation Counseling at Michigan State University. She founded the STEP (Supporting Transition and Employment Preparation) Lab and is also a co-director of a school-to-work transition program (namely Spartan Project SEARCH) and MSU-DOCTRID Hegarty Fellows Postdoctoral Program. Her research focuses on developing and validating community-based interventions in improving psychosocial and vocational outcomes and quality of life of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). She has published 74 refereed journal articles and book chapters. Dr. Sung has also developed and validated two manualized group-based interventions to improve soft skills and employment readiness of individuals with neurodevelopmental disabilities, namely ASSET (Assistive Soft Skills and Employment Training) and EPASS (Employment Preparation And Skills Support) programs. Dr. Sung’s research has received over USD$ 20 million from the U.S. Department of Defense, the U.S. Department of Education, the National Institute of Mental Health, the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research, the Institute of Education Sciences, and the National Science Foundation.