Dylan Westfeldt (MATI ’99) reports there are currently six Monterey Institute alumni on the interpreting staff at the United Nations, with four others freelancing and/or in the pipeline for future staff positions.
Institute Students Combat Hunger Locally As Well As Globally
September 1, 2009
Posted September 1, 2009
The Santa Cruz Sentinel highlighted the volunteer work of students from the Monterey Institute in support of Ag Against Hunger, a local non-profit that recently gathered 120,000 pounds of fresh produce that was distributed to food banks rather than being tilled into the soil. The students, from nations including Palestine, Malaysia, Kenya, Indonesia and Vietnam, were part of the Institute’s just-completed summer program in Global Trade and Development.
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A current Boren Fellowship recipient, Kate Bollinger returns to Nepal to research conservation in the Himalayas.