Halimatou describes how she feels empowered from her Development Project Management Institute experience.
Currently at Wellesley College, Halimatou is majoring in Internaional relations, with a focus on Economics, and African Studies. In the Fall of 2008, she studied abroad at the School of Oriental African Studies in London, England.
As an MPA student, I've developed a strong foundation in program design. In my internship with Save the Children in Indonesia, I'm learned how program management relates to program design. To be successful, a program needs to be designed well. However, it still needs to be properly managed and executed well. One can only learn a little about management from classes and books, but much of what you learn about management comes from experience. It’s great that my classes involved practical projects in groups, and I can get credit for going out to the field for 6 months. I met many other