Victor Sapkota Joins 2021 St. Gallen Symposium as Leader of Tomorrow

The Saint Gallen Symposium this year centered around the theme #TrustMatters. It was held mostly virtual this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although I was a little disappointed initially to miss out on the opportunity to attend it in person in Switzerland, the organizers did an exceptional job in making it as immersive experience […]

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Thank you to all the 2020 – 2021 Event Speakers!

By Kevin Strohm From everyone at the IPED program, we want to extend our sincerest gratitude to those that offered their time and experience as part of one of our many virtual events over the past academic year! Although this year was one of the most challenging, especially regarding event planning and networking, we were […]

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Lecture Spotlight: UNICEF’s Joint Programme with the WHO for Water Supply and Sanitation

By Kevin Strohm On April 7th, Tom Slaymaker, senior statistics and monitoring specialist, presented to IPED students on UNICEF’s Joint Programme with the WHO for Water Supply and Sanitation. The lecture focussed on the statistics and data being compiled and analyzed in relation to completion of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). He specifically focussed on […]

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Spring 2021 Virtual Alumni Networking Day

By Kevin Strohm On Thursday, March 25th, IPED hosted our annual alumni networking day. This year the event had to be virtual, but we used that to our advantage by having alumni from around the world join us for a great conversation. We split the event up into morning and evening sessions. Find the morning […]

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Internship Spotlight: Three IPED Students and their work at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

By Eric Gero, Braden Spratt, and Kevin Strohm Three IPED students from the 2022 class are currently working with the United Nations Development Programme in different capacities. Read about their experiences below: Eric Gero: Since December of 2020, I have worked with the United Nations Development Programme as a member of the Nature for Life […]

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