Karolina Walęcik (Class of 2016) spent her summer field placement executing a post-earthquake aid transparency project with the Mobile Citizens Help Desk at Accountability Lab in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Elaine Kubik (Class of 2016) partnered with Jhpiego in Maseru, Lesotho to support the demand creation team targeting high-risk young men for HIV prevention services.
Olive Nsababera (Class of 2016) worked with UNICEF in Amman, Jordan, to explore the drivers of refugee youth engagement in peacebuilding efforts in the Middle East and North Africa.
Swetha Ramaswamy (Class of 2016) worked with the Africa Soil Information Service in Arusha, Tanzania, developing curriculum for local enumerators to improve soil analysis using geospatial data supplied by UAVs.
Jessemin Sage Sheyda-Losick (Class of 2012) spent his summer field placement working on a rapid assessment of five Millennium Villages in Gaza Province, Mozambique.
Gaelle Espinosa (Class of 2012) partnered with community leaders in rural Uganda to plant trees in exchange for carbon credits.
Megan Colnar (Class of 2012) worked with over 400 women honey producers in rural Cambodia to better market and brand their products.
Susmita De (Class of 2012) worked in Dhaka, Bangladesh, where she partnered with BRAC to integrate ICT4D solutions into its community health worker program.
SIPA is intellectually extremely exciting. It changes your life. The diversity of people that you meet here, both students and faculty, is absolutely amazing.