U.S. Congressman Sam Farr, Peace Corps representative Janet Allen, and Monterey Institute faculty, staff, and students gathered on November 5 to celebrate the Fisher International MBA program’s 15 years of participation in the Peace Corps Master’s International program.
Yu-ling Elaine Lai, an anthropology major at Skidmore College, reflects upon her economics coursework through the Global Trade and Development program.
As a result of this spring‘s Memorandum of Understanding between the Monterey Institute and the American University in Cairo (AUC), AUC will host a January session of the Institute‘s popular DPMI training.
Three nationally-recognized trade leaders will address current issues in international trade policy in a new public lecture series at the Monterey Institute this fall.
This past summer, four Monterey Institute students served as Peace Fellows for the Advocacy Project, working on such diverse issues as women’s reproductive rights in Nepal and helping families of victims in Peru find closure through forensic anthropology.
The greatest hope of Bishnu Adhikari (MAIEP ’07) is that the humanitarian development work he and his colleagues undertake will someday make international aid unnecessary: “I hope one day to be out of a job!”
On August 20, the Institute will showcase the research and consulting work of students from the Graduate School of International Policy and Management in all-day event.
Emily Sloane (MAIEP '09) found her career path - with a few stops along the way - through networking while still at MIIS.
Monterey Institute student Faraaz Mahomed (MAIPS ’10), a self described “Amnesty Groupie,” says putting the skills and knowledge from class into practice was an invaluable experience.