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September 2016 Newsletter
This article illuminates individual experiences of African refugee women in the Fargo - Moorhead community who participated in a thesis research study on the integration of African Refugee Women. Jonix hopes her research within this area will be a catalyst for addressing the issue of social isolation and aid in fostering relationships between cultural communities.
JonixOwino recently graduated from North Dakota State University with a Masters in Sociology after successfully completing her thesis on "Integration of African refugee women into the Fargo - Moorhead area. Her research study was published by North Dakota Humanities Council in their annual magazine and her work was recently featured in the Area Women magazine.
An educated workforce fuels the economic engine for communities and generally produces higher incomes and greater economic security. By improving the level of their own education, North Dakotans can prepare themselves, their community, and their state for a brighter future. Overall, the percentage of North Dakotans, age 25 and older, who have a bachelor's degree or higher in North Dakota has increased since 2000.
Specifically looking at older adults, age 65 and older, and when comparing year 2014 to 2000, what do you think the percentage point difference is for those who had a bachelor's degree or higher?