Abu Sufian Elbanan Hassan MIDP’13 was studying to become a veterinarian in Khartoum, Sudan, when he began volunteering with a local community development association. It was 2004, toward the end of the country’s brutal civil war in South Sudan and the beginning of another conflict in the region of Darfur. Hassan was one of many who felt compelled to be part of the solution.
Estuardo Pineda Delgado MIDP'17 shares how the MIDP program at Duke is helping him achieve his goals of promoting education and food security through his nonprofit, Abrazando mi Guatemala.
Anil Kumar Bhardwaj MIDP’15 currently serves as economic advisor for the Competition Commission of India, a seven-member commission established by the Government of India in 2003 to promote fair competition in the economy, provide a level playing field for producers, and make the markets work for the welfare of consumers.
As Chemonics’ deputy chief of party for the USAID/Colombia Human Rights Program, Laura Zambrano MIDP’04 plays a key role building the capacity of the Colombian government and civil society to prevent and respond to human rights violations. Ongoing since 2000, the program is one of the largest in the world related to human rights.
After putting a new disaster risk management system in place in her home country of Peru, Zoila Navarro MIDP '13 will work with the World Bank to develop financial risk management strategies for countries throughout Central America and the Caribbean.
MIDP fellow uses his skills as a photographer and graphic designer to launch social media campaigns for women's rights and other social causes in Afghanistan.
As a social welfare officer with UNICEF, Keti Melikadze (MIDP '02) works with the government in her home country of Georgia to put laws, policies and services in place that protect and provide for the welfare of children.
“Millennials would rather go to the dentist than to the bank,” Yoonee Jeong (MIDP ’13) said to current fellows at a career talk on Thursday, Jan. 14.
Bibi Khan, originally from Guyana and now a nationalized U.S. citizen, served as a Peace Corps volunteer within the Business Sector in Kenya from 2006-2008 before attending the MIDP program.
Seven-year-old Manoj wriggled impatiently in his mother’s lap, longing to play outside rather than take his latest round of medicine.