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.
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 Chartered Bank in London.
You often hear of our Seeples doing amazing things in the world and pursuing additional research. This week a 2004 graduate co-authored a paper about how Turkey's civil society can help the country "confront deep political and social problems." Dilek Kurban, MIA '04, IF '04, worked on the paper -- "Trends in Turkish Civil Society" -- with the Center for American Progress, the Istanbul Policy Center, and the Istituto Affari Internazionali.
SIPA alumna Gillian Tee is now home in Singapore where she has set up Homage, a start-up which connects professional caregivers with seniors who need help.
In a video interview with Al Jazeera, pizzeria owner Alejandro Souza, MPA-DP 2013, shares how he's "teaching people to fish" instead of giving handouts to Mexico City's homeless population.
You all know we have some pretty amazing faculty and adjuncts at SIPA. But did you know we bring in some pretty cool talent outside of the program? What if I told you those talented people were also Seeples?
In this guest post SIPA graduate and licensed real estate salesperson Melissa Amin Diaz shares her advice on how incoming students can snag the best New York City apartment in their budget.
Zaina Arafat, MIA '09, shares an op-ed on Vice.com, "What I Should Have Said to My Students as Their Muslim American Teacher."
It is in this spirit that Anita’s alma mater, Columbia University, has established the Anita Datar Fellowship Fund, which will be used to provide fellowships for students in the dual-degree program serving the School of International and Public Affairs and the Mailman School of Public Health.
To support Giving Day, the work our alumni do, and to virtually say "thanks" to all of SIPA's alumni who take on global issues, big and small, I'll share one alumni story a week every day this month.