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Summer Placement Profiles

Karolina in Nepal

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 in Lesotho

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 in Jordan

 

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 in Tanzania

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 in Mozambique

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 in Uganda

Gaelle Espinosa (Class of 2012) partnerered 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 Myanmar 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. 

 
 
 
 
 
 

Other Videos

 

Facebook Live with MPA-DP Director, Glenn Denning

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 

Opportunities for Sustainable Development in Myanmar