2014 MIDP Fellow Muyatwa Sitali discusses his research on improving the effectiveness of the water and sanitation sector, especially in low-income African countries such as Liberia and Niger.
Months before people from all over the world descend on Washington, D.C., for the annual Cherry Blossom festival, a different group of worldly individuals travel to the nation’s capital from Duke University. Every January, first and second-year fellows in the MIDP program go to Washington to attend presentations and learn from a variety of nonprofit, government and financial agencies. This trip offers them the chance to meet with MIDP graduates, network and learn about potential internships.
As Financial Sector Specialist with the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) within the World Bank, Mazer (MIDP 2009) studies human behavior to help governments develop financial products and policies that are relevant for low-income populations.
Cuevas-Zuniga, 2014 MIDP graduate, discusses her research on Mexico's Full-Time Schools Program and its impact on children's academic performance.