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Carolyn Meyer

Director of Professional Immersive Learning and Special Programs, GSIPM


Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

Join Frontier Market Scouts for a Social Event after SOCAP September 4

In the spirit of SOCAP (Social Capital Markets), we invite you to continue (or join!) the conversation on social enterprise and impact investment with your friends at the Monterey Institute of International Studies and the Frontier Market Scouts Program. When: Wednesday, September 4, 4:30-7 PM Where: The Pub at Ghirardelli Square, 851 Beach Street, San […]

Monday, August 5th, 2013

Congratulations to 49 Spring-Summer Immersive Learning Students on Internship Completion

Update on Semester-Long Immersive Learning Program Participants: GSIPM is proud to congratulate 49 special program winter-spring 2013 fellows on completing their immersive learning fellowship assignments this month, while also wishing the best to the 35 summer-fall 2013 fellows who have recently started their internships or are heading to the field in the next few weeks. […]

Friday, June 21st, 2013

DPMI alumna creates nonprofit to serve women and girls in remote regions of Pakistan

            DPMI winter 2011 alumna, Dr. Genevieve Chabot, founded Iqra Fund (“read” in Arabic), a U.S. based nonprofit organization committed to serving girls and women in remote regions faced with economic, social, and political barriers to education and maternal health.  Iqra’s education initiatives aim to increase student success in schools, […]

Friday, May 24th, 2013

A Very Happy Happy Hour for the DPMI Community

The DPMI Monterey summer 2013 class had its first happy hour on Wednesday evening at My Attic on Alvarado Street.  Students of the program, alumni, and professionals from the development world had a great time while sharing their experiences and getting to know each other. Eileen Burke, Director of Media & Communications for Save the […]

Saturday, May 18th, 2013

Congratulations May Graduates!

This is that bittersweet time of year when we congratulate our graduates and say “farewell” to seeing them on campus as “students”. It’s reassuring to know that the MIIS family extends beyond our campus boundaries through continued friendships, city alumni group events (find a group on Facebook!), reunions, coworkers from MIIS, and more. Congratulations 2013 […]

Friday, May 17th, 2013

FMS Domestic Program Still Accepting Applications for SE and Impact Investing Training and Summer Field Placements

    Apply for a new US-based field program and training in Salt Lake City, Utah this summer. The FMS program will launch a domestic training program on May 28, 2013 at the Sorenson Center for Global Impact Investing at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. This training is excellent for those who […]

Friday, May 17th, 2013

GSIPM and Frontier Market Scouts Host 35 Chinese Social Enterpreneurs

GSIPM’s Frontier Market Scouts program hosted 35 Chinese social entrepreneurs on ECSEL fellowships for a Point Lobos hike and beach bonfire at Stillwater Cove in Pebble Beach this past April. ECSEL brings together China’s top social entrepreneurs for self-learning, collaboration, and improved impact. ECSEL fellows traveled to Harvard, Stanford, and the Monterey Institute as part […]

Monday, February 18th, 2013

IPSS Info Session This Tuesday from 12:15-2pm in MG 100

Where will you go on your IPSS assignment? Come join in on the 2014 Info Session where you will learn everything you need to know about applying for the program, securing your internship, the academic component, and much more. February 19, 2013 from 12:15-2:00pm in Room MG100 What is IPSS? The International Professional Service Semester […]

Monday, November 19th, 2012

Free Webinar on Careers in Continuity Planning and Disaster Prepardness with Dr. Scalberg November 27

Webinar registration   To kick off the new non-degree certificate offering, we are hosting a free webinar, “Continuity Planning: Job Outlooks and Opportunities,” Tuesday, November 27 from 12-2pm PT with Dr. Ernest Scalberg. Those interested in learning about careers in business continuity, disaster recovery, and contingency planning – as well as the new certificate – […]

Sunday, June 10th, 2012

Call for Papers – The Kenneth E. Clark Student Research Award Deadline: June 15, 2012

The International Leadership Association (ILA) and the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) are pleased to partner to sponsor the annual Kenneth E. Clark Student Research Award to recognize outstanding unpublished papers by undergraduate and graduate students. The award is named in honor of the distinguished scholar and former Chief Executive Officer of the Center. The […]

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

Call for Applications: AEA Graduate Education Diversity Internship Program (GEDI)

DEADLINE: Thursday, June 21, 2012 The American Evaluation Association welcomes applications for its Graduate Education Diversity Internship Program that provides paid internship and training opportunities for academic year 2012/2013. The GEDI program works to engage and support students from groups traditionally under-represented in the field of evaluation. The goals of the GEDI program are to: […]

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

2nd Annual Human Rights Conference, ‘Celebrating the Art of Human Rights Protection’ April 27-28

The Amnesty Club, STOP Club, the Monterey Bay United Nations Association Chapter, and the Peace Coalition are co-sponsoring the 2nd Annual Human Rights Conference, “Celebrating the Art of Human Rights Protection,” presented by the faculty and students of the Monterey Institute of International Studies. The event brings together practitioners, professors, and student activists to celebrate […]

Sunday, April 15th, 2012

The International Leadership Council is holding Open Office Hours!

Available ONLY for MIIS students! On Thursday, April 19, from 1:45PM – 3:15PM, members of the Institute’s International Leadership Council will be holding “Open Office Hours” to provide professional career mentoring to students.  The ILC members are highly successful and respected individuals who are active professionals in fields including policy, business, education, language, the non-profit […]

Sunday, March 4th, 2012

Frontier Market Scouts Adds Short Training and Summer Field Program

This February the Frontier Market Scouts program announced that it will offer a five-day training program followed by a July-August internship/field post in conjunction with the regularly scheduled two-week training and six-month field program. Similiar to the longer training and field program, this new shorter option will be open to Monterey Institute students as  well as graduate students, […]

Sunday, February 26th, 2012

GSIPM Dean’s Seminar to Feature Prof. Anna Vassilieva on Russia’s Upcoming Election

The March Graduate School of International Policy and Management (GSIPM) Dean’s Seminar will feature Professor Anna Vassilieva and a discussion titled, ” Russia on the Eve of the March 4 Presidential Elections“. When: Thursday, March 1 Time: 12:15-1:45pm Where: View MIIS Events Calendar

Sunday, February 19th, 2012

GSIPM Executive Education course on social media welcomes participants from around the world

On February 17 and 18, the Monterey Institute Executive Education program held a training on “Harnessing the Power of Social Media, Youth Movements, and Dynamic Markets” with Dr. Reza Aslan (Aslan Media), Jessica Jackley (Kiva co-founder), Austin Heap (founder of Haystack) and Roshi Pejhan (Aslan Media and MAIPS ’06). The training included 19 participants (in-person […]

Saturday, February 11th, 2012

ExEd Instructor, Reza Aslan, featured on NPR’s Marketplace

Monterey Institute executive education instructor, Reza Aslan, was featured on NPR’s Marketplace on January 27 in a segment on Egypt entitled, “As Egypt goes, so goes the Middle East”. Aslan will co-facilitate a February 17-18 executive education training on social media and activism with wife, Jessica Jackley, the co-founder of the micro-philanthropy site, Kiva. Listen to […]

Sunday, December 11th, 2011

Going Abroad? Register Your Plans and Emergency Contact Information

Given events around the world over the last year, the Monterey Institute, in collaboration with Middlebury College has reevaluated the ways in which we support Institute students during the periods of time they are abroad.   Because our students engage the world in a wide variety of ways, it is important that we manage the risks […]

Sunday, December 11th, 2011

Video Highlights Team El Salvador’s Workplace

While a global solution to our climate change crisis remains elusive, Team El Salvador’s US partner, EcoViva, and their in country partners in El Salvador are already responding to the impacts of extreme weather conditions. Please watch and share this short video showing the incredible ways our partners are using community organizing to cool the planet.  Through years […]

Sunday, December 11th, 2011

Prof. Gordon Hahn Interviewed By Terra Amerika; Publishes Articles on Russian Elections

Professor Gordon M. Hahn was interviewed on the Russian election results, demonstrations and the Siloviki and any transition to democracy or revolution in Russia by the Russian website ‘Terra Amerika.’  Read the interview in Russian.  Professor Hahn has also written the first in a series of two articles on the Russian election results and their implications.  It can […]