Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey



M-Force is the student arm of the Center for Social Impact Learning (CSIL). The club is comprised of dedicated student leaders with a strong interest in introducing Social Entrepreneurship professional and academic activities to the MIIS campus (e.g. Microfinance, B-Corporation Consulting, Impact Investing, and Lecture Series). Student leaders partner with the MIIS chapter of Net Impact in order to mobilize a new generation to use their careers to drive transformational change on campus, in the workplace and the world.

President: Kenji Tabery

Treasurer: Ben Grimmig

Cyber Security Student Working Group

The Cyber Security Student Working Group (CSWG) is a MIIS student-led organization striving to build cyber capability among the next generation of international policy professionals. To this end we are working with experts in the community and the region to educate, empower and entertain the student body, faculty and staff at MIIS

Club President: Mike Yoshida

Club Vice President: Bo Kim

MBA Student Association

The MBA Student Association exists to enrich the Fisher MBA program with social, career networking, and professional development events.  The club provides opportunities for students to meet and build connections with faculty members and alumni as well as gain relevant professional information from speakers both affiliated with and outside of the MIIS community.

Club President: Drilona Aliu

MIIS International Trade Club

The Trade Club is a forum for policy professionals to discuss a myriad of issues related to trade, investment, and development while highlighting the role that trade plays in policy, negotiation, and international relations in all sectors. Our focus is to supplement the MIIS classroom learning environment with real world examples and experiences in order to provide and gain a dynamic perspective on the world today. The club provides the opportunity to expand the contact network both on and off campus with similarly-oriented people. A goal is to present trade issues, and how, we as learning professionals, can contribute resolutions to problems by contributing innovative solutions.

Club President: Annathea Cook

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R.E.I.D. (Redefining Education in International Development)

 This club is focused on International Educational Development (IED). Their events will bring expert educators and guests to campus to discuss various topics of interest within the field of IED. 

Club President: Eric Chávez

Club Treasurer: Courtney Jackson 

Terrorism Studies Club

The Terrorism Studies Club (TSC) is a student organization at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies that seeks to enrich its members through a series of educational, professional, and social events. By providing a positive and multifaceted support environment, the Terrorism Studies Club aims to assist students in fulfilling their highest academic potential and embarking on successful careers as security and counter terrorism professionals.

Club President: Marc Elliott 

Communications Officer: Farouq Ghazzawi

Club Email: TerrorismStudiesClub@miis.edu

The purpose of the Conflict Resolution Association at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies shall be 1) to promote knowledge on conflict resolution (CR) studies, 2) to stimulate interest in CR field beyond that presented in the classroom, 3) to practice the mediation and facilitation skills, and 4) to inform the students with the possibilities of using the CR knowledge in future careers.

Club President: Darina Burina

Club Vice-President and Treasurer: Alessandro Regio

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The GIS club is meant to be a space for MIIS students to get together and work on independent GIS projects. The hope is creating projects that can inspire the rest of the MIIS community to try to learn GIS in order to enhance their professional skills.

Club President: Molly McKeon

The MIIS Policy and Education Group (MPEG hereafter) seeks to conduct educational and relationship building events for the benefit of the Monterey community. MPEG will provide exposure to MIIS students as community leaders and present MPEG members with opportunities to practice and develop their research, analysis, presentation, and social skills while progressing through their academic fields of study. MPEG also seeks to create a network of contacts that could potentially result in academic and/or professional prospects.

Treasurer: Eric Clark