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

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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...
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Homa Hassan (MIA ’12) is a foreign affairs officer and country coordinator of foreign assistance resources for the U.S. State Department. At SIPA she concentrated in Economic and Political...
Jingdong Hua , a Chinese national, is a 2003 graduate of the Executive Master of Public Administration program. He is currently Vice President and Treasurer of The World Bank.
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Eat Offbeat is not only one of the most innovative and interesting ventures out there
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Radha Kulkarni goes over the skillset SIPA gives you.
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Camille Laurente's podcast Sincerely, Hueman explores the “vivid, quirky lives of humans you should know, and their stories of spreading positivity and doing good in the modern age.”
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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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Born and raised in Kosovo, Rina Lila moved to the U.S. during high school, and came to SIPA to study an MIA with a concentration in Economic and Political Development. After graduating in 2015, Rina now works in markets and securities services in the Global Engagement Management Associate Program at Citi.
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NUUP is Mexican social enterprise started by Maria Luisa Luque’13. NUUP creates market-based solutions for smallholder farmers by facilitating information flows, and promoting transparency in agricultural value chains while enabling sector-wide collaboration.