Alexandra Amling

MAIPS 2014 Graduate Candidate with a focus on Conflict Resolution, International Migration and Refugees. Holds a Master's degree in Southeast Asian and Chinese Studies with a regional interest in Cambodia, Myanmar/Burma and Thailand. Currently supporting the GSIPM staff as a Graduate Assistant.

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Will you only be satisfied in your life and career if you make real and meaningful impact? Are you entrepreneurial, deeply driven, and obsessed with finding innovative solutions to our world’s most intractable problems? Do you want to collaborate with … Continue reading Continue reading

Free Online course with World Bank representatives

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“Turn Down the Heat: Why a 4°C Warmer World Must be Avoided” is a World Bank hosted free online course on the internet platform of coursera. Session starts January 27th and will run for four weeks. This MOOC has a … Continue reading Continue reading

OpenIDEO’s next challenge, launching February 2014: Women’s Security

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OpenIDEO asks the question “How might we help women and girls feel safe and empowered in low-income urban areas?” In the 21 century, the concept of safety as a human right is still nothing women and girls can take for … Continue reading Continue reading

Conference at Georgetown: Managing Diversity in Divided Societies

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Georgetown University Conflict Resolution Program will host a conference on Divided Societies from January 30-31, 2014. In a globalized world with increased migration and mobility, diversity has become a central issue in society and government. Differences in race, ethnicity, language, … Continue reading Continue reading

Mama Hope is offering Fellowships starting January 23rd

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Over 5 years, San Francisco based nonprofit Mama Hope has developed an effective, people-first model of international development that has transformed the lives of more than 100,000 people. Now, a new fellowship called the First Fifth Institute has arisen to … Continue reading Continue reading

ProInspire Fellowships available

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ProInspire is now accepting applications for both the 2014 ProInspire Fellowship and the Managing for Success Program in Washington D.C. and the San Francisco Bay Area! The ProInspire Fellowship targets sector switchers who want to join a nonprofit to use … Continue reading Continue reading

Program Evaluation, Design, and Monitoring Intern with Mercy Corps in Liberia

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Mercy Corps is an International non-profit organization whose mission is to alleviate suffering, poverty and oppression by helping people build secure, productive and just communities across the globe. Mercy Corps manages programs in 43 countries, with a FY13 budget of … Continue reading Continue reading

MIIS Students in the news

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Peace Corps Veteran and MPA student Molly McMills new program director at YMCA Monterey County: Monterey Herald
IPS Alumna Sabina Khan published on Iran in The Tribune

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Not sure where to start with your job search or career planning?

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Start with yourself: the tools from Net Impact in this link are designed to help you focus your priorities and personal values, to lead you to the next step in your professional planning. Explore Net Impact for more inspirations, guidelines, … Continue reading Continue reading

CNS Faculty in the news, broadcasting from the new On-campus Broadcast Studio

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Less than a week after the installation and testing of the equipment was completed, the studio worked to support the appearance of Dr. Jeffrey Lewis on PBS Newshour, where he offered commentary on the Iran nuclear agreement. The video segment … Continue reading Continue reading