Explore these profiles to learn more about SIPA’s impact — in diverse policy fields, in locations around the world.

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Visit.org is a digital platform for social impact travel experiences founded by Michal Alter (‘13 SIPA).
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Tara Badri graduated in 2013 with an MIA and concentration in Economic and Political Development. She is the CEO and co-founder of Dommett Analytics, a technology company that uses artificial...
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LaVonda Baldwin (MIA ’16) praises the relationships she has developed at SIPA—with classmates, professors, and administrators alike.
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The mission of this incubator is not just to grow new businesses but to empower people to rebuild their livelihoods and contribute to the growing economies of their communities.
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Think.iT is based in Tunisia where 57% are unemployed and where the local economy can not produce jobs in the fields that match student talent.
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Richard Brookshire (MPA ’16) wants to use what he learned at SIPA to ensure that people in communities of color feel included in government processes. He chose SIPA because he “wanted to be among...
In three years, Laboratoria has had over 800 graduates who go on to have three times the average income than they did at their previous employment.
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From France, Philippe Dauba-Pantanacce graduated in 2007 with an MIA degree focusing on International Finance and Business. He is now Senior Economist and Global Geopolitical Analyst with Standard...
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Tina Fordham ( MIA ’99) , the managing director and chief global political analyst at Citi, worked to develop an analytical framework to help evaluate how political, social, and economic developments...
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Eric Garcetti (MIA ’95) was elected Mayor of Los Angeles in 2013, a city where residents from more than 115 countries of origin speak more than 220 languages. He sees strength in diversity and he...
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Dr. Susan Gitelson 's personal slogan is: “The more you give to others, the happier you are likely to become.” This led her in 1978 to found the Dr. Susan Aurelia Gitelson Award for Human Values in...
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Brian Greer (MIA ’12), military legislative assistant to Sen. Charles Schumer of New York, says his service as SIPASA’s co-president provided valuable experience that he continues to draw on in his...
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Jitka Grundmanova Danini , originally from the Czech Republic, received her MIA in 2013 with a concentration in International Finance and Economic Policy. In 2013, she joined the International...
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Maria Soledad Guilera of Buenos Aires graduated in the MIA Class of 2012 with a concentration in Urban and Social Policy and a specialization in Management. She is currently 2030 strategy advisor to...