“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.
Teale Yalch (MIDP '15), Paul D. Coverdell Peace Corps Fellow, shares her research on using public-private partnerships to benefit both smallholder farmers and the environment.
Del Francis Wreh (MIDP '15), discusses his research on how to prevent revenue losses in Liberia by better controlling import tax exemptions.
After graduating from the MIDP program in May, Gaukhar Kizatolla hopes to help her home country of Kazakhstan move away from a focus on oil and gas to reduce its vulnerability and increase its competitiveness.
Alejandro Weinstein Varas (MIDP ’14) was one of four people elected to Chile’s National Accreditation Commission (CNA). During his four-year term on the commission, which began Jan. 9, he will be responsible for approving the accreditation of all higher education institutions in the country.
The Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) recently awarded Ana Lucia Garcia Briones (MIDP ’14) the Tom Graff Diversity Fellowship for 2014-15. The fellowship, awarded annually to diverse candidates who are seeking professional experience in environmental advocacy, is a full-time, one-year position focused on a project that is integral to the organization’s work.
Youra Kang, 2012 graduate of the Master of International Development Policy program and employee of the Export-Import Bank of Korea in Seoul, was recently seconded to the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in Washington, D.C. for a three-year term by her employer.
Chigaga, 2006 MIDP graduate and senior gender specialist at the International Labor Organization, works to promote equal rights for women and men in the workplace. The organization develops programs that give women equal access to opportunities through enterprise development, support for women entrepreneurs, and improved agricultural productivity.