NPSIA Summer Work Profile – Jessica Carroll, Impact Enterprises – Chipata, Zambia

This post is part of a profile series on NPSIAns and their summer work experiences. If you have any questions for the student profiled, please refer to their contact information at the bottom of this post. Name: Jessica Carroll Workplace: Impact Enterprises – Chipata, Zambia. Position title: Business Development Associate NPSIA cluster: International Development Policy Position obtained through the…

NPSIA Abroad – Thomas Orr, Aga Khan Foundation Canada International Fellowship Program 2015-2016

Thomas Orr, a recent NPSIA graduate, is the winner of the competitive and coveted Aga Khan Fellowship for the 2015-2016 session. Here’s his story! JV: Introduce yourself for us. TO: I am currently an International Development Management (IDM) Fellow with the Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC)’s International Youth Fellowship Program (IYFP). I am almost finished the…

Democracy and Development in Ghana

by Jessica Carroll From May 4th to May 23, 2015, eleven students traveled to Ghana as part of the African Studies Study Abroad class. This class, offered by the African Studies department, travels to a different country each year to study a theme in depth. This year’s course titled “Ghana: The Challenges of Development and Democracy in Africa,”…