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 Monterey 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.
Twelve students from Shandong University participated in a simulation of China’s accession to the World Trade Organization as part of a special summer training course in trade and development at the Monterey Institute of International Studies.
Lucy Jodlowska and Kiersten Anderson are working to assess the needs of impoverished women bead makers in Uganda and evaluating the program that allows them to sell their product in the US.
Monterey Institute Summer Programs offer students intensive practical language and professional training.
Monterey Institute alumnus Ahmad Waheed (MAIPS ’09) co-authored an article in the Asia Times addressing the socio-economic ramifications of the recent poppy blight in Afghanistan.