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    Over the past 17 years, Mr. Idirisu Chin has held many leadership positions within Islamic education in Cameroon, first as vice principal then principal of an Islamic high school, and now as chief of pedagogy and administration for the Organization of Islamic Educational Establishments in Kumbo, North West Region. The organization  plays a vital role in promoting Western education in Muslim communities in Cameroon. He is in charge of personnel issues, including recruitment, training, promotion, salaries, separation, and retirement. Mr. Chin has served 15 years on the Cameroon Anglo-Saxon Examination Board, and serves as coordinator of the Fight Against Corruption through Schools (FACTS) Project for Islamic education for the North West and South West regions of Cameroon. He received a Bachelor of Arts in history from the University of Yaounde, Cameroon. During his fellowship year, Mr. Chin will focus on human resources management, performance evaluation and career development, leadership, conflict management, nonprofit management, organizational culture, and public-sector ethics.