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

MIA 91
A senior economist at the RAND Corporation, Dr. Howard Shatz (MIA ’91) researches questions across different disciplines using different methods. RAND shares its research product so that any...
MPA 16
Easy Solar makes clean energy affordable to off-grid communities by distributing solar-powered devices via a rent-to-own financing structure.
MPA-DP 13
Pizza restaurant was started by SIPA alum Alejandro Souza MPA-DP’13 to employ homeless and formerly incarcerated people in the food industry.
MIA 95
Katie Jacobs Stanton MIA '95, chief marketing officer for Color and former VP of global media for Twitter, on how her SIPA education was applicable across her career in government and technology...
MIA 01
Gabriel Stricker graduated from the MIA program in 2001 with a concentration in International Finance and Economic Policy. He currently serves as vice president of policy and communications at Google Fiber.
MPA 16
Easy Solar makes clean energy affordable to off-grid communities by distributing solar-powered devices via a rent-to-own financing structure.
MPA 12
First Access is an award-winning fintech company that was founded by Nicole Van Der Tuin ’12 to offer a smart data platform for emerging market financial institutions.
MPA 13
Agratam India works in Bihar, the most underdeveloped Indian state, to radically enhance income levels of rural households by converting unproductive waterlogged wastelands into profitable fish farms.
MPA-EPM 99
Maria Leslie Villegas (MIA-EPM ’99) has spent the last 18 years at the World Bank Group, most recently as a global infrastructure specialist in the Washington, D.C., headquarters. What does it mean...
MPA 18
Bitae Technologies was co-founded by Shanna Crumley MIA'18 and Gemma Torres-Vives MPA’18.
MIA 07
Esther Waters-Crane graduated in 2007 with an MIA degree and a concentration in Human Rights. She is currently Chief of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation at UNICEF in Kenya. Describe your...
MIA 09
Ella Watson-Stryker (MIA ’09) is a Humanitarian Affairs Officer for Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) and worked on the front lines of the 2014 Ebola epidemic in West Africa. Ella...

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