Learning a Community

Learning a Community

“We made it!” Janet shouted, as arms and legs became more entangled and thrown in every direction as all of us passengers attempted to crawl out of the dusty car with a burning desire to breathe. I looked around for something familiar about Gadji, that would remind me of Bafia, but I couldn’t see it. […]

 

IPSS Fellow Gaelen Hayes Writes About Her Experience at the Andean Alliance

IPSS Fellow Gaelen Hayes Writes About Her Experience at the Andean Alliance

Gaelen Hayes, IPS, 2015 IPSS Fellow Andean Alliance for Sustainable Development, Calca, Peru 1. Please describe your experience at MIIS (your program, courses, what motivated you to apply for IPSS, and any other details that you think are relevant). I was in the IPS (now IPD) program at MIIS. When I first came to MIIS I was […]

 

Testing Testing

Testing Testing

“Testing!” 🙂 Can you hear me now?

 

Test post

Test post

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IPSS Fellow Shen Li’s Interview with the WTO

IPSS Fellow Shen Li’s Interview with the WTO

2016 IPSS Fellow Shen Li is currently interning in the Market Access Division of the World Trade Organization.  The WTO recently interviewed Shen for its newsletter – you can read the interview below. Where are you from, and what did you study before joining the WTO? I am from Beijing.  I did my Bachelor’s degree in China where […]

 

Coral Gardening in Sitio Bataha, Barangay Tanagan, Municipality of Calatagan, Province of Batangas April 17-19, 2016

Coral Gardening in Sitio Bataha, Barangay Tanagan, Municipality of Calatagan, Province of Batangas April 17-19, 2016

Over the course of three days phase one of the coral gardening project was completed. Sitio Bataha is distant from the main road that runs …

 

DPMI+ Fellow Jeanine Willig on her experience at Social Impact

DPMI+ Fellow Jeanine Willig on her experience at Social Impact

Jeanine Willig (far left), DPMI+ Fellow & IPS 2016 student Organization:  Social Impact Title: Performance Evaluation Intern Location: Washington, D.C. Social Impact contracts with lots of different organizations, mainly for performance and impact evaluation and capacity building.  As a Performance Evaluation Intern, Jeanine’s been working to support the impact evaluation team on Social Impact contracts […]

 

Contradictions and Assumptions

Contradictions and Assumptions

It was the typical deal. As my fellow volunteer Caitlin and I waited under the mango tree for a motorcycle to pick us up, there they were, a couple of 16 year old male students from my school in uniform, strutting their way down the street on a school day at 10:00 AM. Definitely not […]

 

Philippine Women’s University visits Calatagan

Philippine Women’s University visits Calatagan

I have been communicating with the faculty of the Philippine Women’s University ever since September.  My good friend Angel put me in touch with the …

 

Giant Clam Restocking

Giant Clam Restocking

I recently had the good fortune to participate in a unique project with DENR to restock Giant Clams, locally called Taklobo, in the marine protected …

 
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