Monday, August 3, 2015

MPP/MDP alums profiled in Judd Fellowship newsletter

Caroline Krafft (MPP '11) co-edited a book on Egypt’s labor market with Professor Ragui Assaad, "The Egyptian Labor Market in an Era of Revolution," from Oxford University Press. Later this month, she will defend her dissertation on the microeconomics of development in the Middle East and North Africa, and will then join the Economics faculty at St. Catherine University in the fall of 2015.

Judd Fellows AngĂ©lica Getahun (MDP '14), Afia Adaboh (MDP '15), Randika De Mel (MDP '15), and Shruti Saxena (MDP '15) presented research from their Judd Fellowship projects at the 2014 International Conference on Sustainable Development Practice last September at Columbia University. Pictured are Randika and Afia.

Tatyana Venegas Swanson (MDP '14) has accepted a position as program associate at non-profit international development organization Counterpart International, working in their Governance and Civil Society department for Latin America in Washington, DC. Tatyana said, “I'm super excited to put my graduate degree and professional experience to work doing something I'm passionate about and still be able to travel and solidify my Spanish skills.”

Originally published in Global Notes on July 15, 2015.

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