Category: Events

Events on MIIS Campus

DPMI to launch training in Kisumu, Kenya June 9-20; Fellowship options post-training

Call for Applications for DPMI Kenya Program* *Please note that that this program is still pending final approval by MIIS/MIDD Global Operations Committee. -Learn side-by-side Kenyan development practitioners on a USAID Forward initiative. -Complete a client project for improving access to quality education. -Stay ...

Zambo Scholarship Available to MBA Degree Candidates

The Fisher International MBA Program invites applicants for the 2014-2015 Les Zambo Scholarship Program. Zambo Scholars will receive a grant of up to $12,000.00 towards tuition for MBA studies. Award may be applied to Summer 2014, Fall 2014 or Spring ...

How DPMI impacted my life in 60 seconds!

It’s been 10 years since DPMI was first launched. Numerous DPMI alums have implemented tools and strategies inspired by their training to provide creative solutions on a global and local level. In the coming months we will be highlighting this ...

TODAY: Amnesty International Executive Director to Speak at MIIS – 6:00pm

Tonight at 6:00pm Steve Hawkins, the Executive Director of Amnesty International, will speak to MIIS students. Don't MIIS this amazing event! Reception to fallow in the McCone Atrium “Bringing Human Rights Home” Before joining Amnesty International USA as its Executive Director, Steven ...

Attend a Lecture on Sustainable Development and the Private Sector

  This week’s Global Problems and Solutions Colloquium Speaker is Jeri Jensen, of Business Driven Development LLC.  Jeri will give expert insight about the field of sustainable development, impact investing, and the intersection of economic policy and development.  Anyone interested in ...

Dr. Itamara V. Lochard – GSIPM DEAN’S SEMINAR SERIES #23

How does a digitized 21st century and the word "Cyber" impact your field of studies? Please join Dr. Itamara V. Lochard with the Monterey Cyber Security Initiative (MCySec) to learn how they address the role of information and computer technology on ...

Lauryn Agnew: Net Impact & GSIPM Dean’s Seminar 4/15/14

Lauryn Agnew, the founder of Bay Area Impact Investing and President of Seal Cove Financial, is set to speak at MIIS on Tuesday, April 15 at 12:30 pm in McGowan 100. Lauryn has nearly three decades of experience in developing and ...

The Monterey County Weekly covers Steve Pifer’s visit to MIIS

Steve Pifer, Colloquium speaker and former US ambassador to Ukraine, was featured in an article of the Monterey County Weekly.  The article highlighted his pivotal and unplanned timing in Monterey: “His lecture was set up far ahead of the bloody, ...

Summer International Business Plan program – INFO SESSION 4/10 MG102

We will hold an information session for students interested in participating in the Summer International Business Plan program, on Thursday April 10th. The meeting will cover requirements, timing, billing, team dynamics, and other information pertinent to the process of signing ...

2014 Trade Club Conference

U.S.-China Agricultural Trade: Critical Issues in Economic Statecraft April 4, 2014 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Irvine Auditorium To RSVP: go.miis.edu/tradeconf14 Everyone is invited to attend the 2014 Trade Club Conference.  Please use the link to register. A light breakfast and lunch will be included. The following is ...

Need help with journalistic writing? Mark Schapiro is here to help! Updated w/correct email address

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Congratulations to Hult Prize Finalists!

MIIS students Maria Kovell (MPA ‘14), Amitay Flores (MAIPS ‘14), Amanda Boyek (MAIPS ‘14), Natalie Cox (MPA ‘14), and Amy Ross (MPA ‘14) — made their mark at the Hult Prize regional competition in San Francisco. The team first beat hundreds of competitors ...

Development Project Management Institute gears up for summer

The Development Project Management Institute is going strong in its 10th year. We are currently accepting applications for the next training, offered both in Monterey, CA (May 19 - June 6) and Washington, D.C. (May 26 - June 13)!  Apply ...

Immersive learning students are off to a great start this spring!

This semester nearly 40 of our students are currently interning at a diverse range of domestic and international organizations through our IPSS and DPMI Plus programs. They are gaining professional experience and putting their MIIS education to good use by tackling many of ...

Francis Fukuyama to Speak at MIIS

  Renowned Political Scientist and Author Francis Fukuyama to Lecture on Global Governance and Economic Competition at MIIS on April 18,  6-9pm  Dr. Francis Fukuyama is best known for the international sensation caused when he published an essay called “The End of ...

PAID Internship Opportunity with German government – EMIGIP

Looking to work in government? Looking for a professional overseas government internship? Do you speak German? Click here! Émigré Memorial German Internship Program–German State Parliaments (EMGIP) through Cultural Vistas might be the perfect fit for you. Spend 1 to 3 months at a ...

Peacebuilders Fellowship Application due Saturday, March 15th!

The Center for Conflict Resolution's Peacebuilders Fellowship application is due THIS Saturday, March 15th! "The Center will be choosing eight fellows to travel to four countries (Burma, Mexico, Ethiopia, and the West Bank) for 8 to 10 weeks over the summer. ...

Good Luck! MIIS students compete in Hult Prize Regionals Today.

  Our MIIS Hult Prize Team will compete in the regional round TODAY, March 7th. Taking these outstanding MIIS students one step closer to the $1,000,000 prize!  A leading non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the world’s next wave of social entrepreneurs; Hult Prize asks teams from around the world to ...

China’s Economic Diplomacy: A Lecture by Donald Lewis of Stanford

As part of the spring 2014 Colloquium, international consultant Don Lewis will speak on the importance of Emerging Power’s Economic Statecraft, especially the case of China. Key Considerations: Emerging Powers and Economic Statecraft: China’s Economic Diplomacy How is China engaging the World? Hard ...

STEVEN PIFER SPEAKS ON RUSSIAN POWER DIPLOMACY

Steve Pifer will visit the Institute on March 24 as part of the Spring 2014 Colloquium Speaker Series Steve Pifer who is the director of  the  Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Initiative  at the Brookings Institute will offer a guest lecture open ...