Philippines Study Tour 2017

Fifteen IPED students and one Economics undergraduate traveled to the Philippines over the winter break for IPED’s annual immersion program in project monitoring and evaluation. The program was led by faculty advisors Dr. Henry Schwalbenberg and Dr. Booi Themeli and managed by Ms. Donna Odra. While in Manila, the students took extensive coursework in project […]

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2016 Washington, D.C. Career Trip

On Thursday and Friday, November 3rd and 4th, IPED went to Washington, D.C. for the annual Washington, D.C. Career Trip The IPED students began the trip at Elephant and Castle to meet with representatives from the International Trade Administration (ITA). The discussions began with Israly Echegaray, an IPED alumna, who now works with the ITA […]

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2016 United Nations Career Trip

On Friday, October 21, the Fordham IPED Class of 2018 was invited to the United Nations Headquarters in New York for the annual United Nations Career Day.   The students began their day at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), where they heard from Dr. Jamison Ervin, the manager of the Global Biodiversity Programme, about the […]

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Emerging Markets: South Africa Study Tour 2016

In August, 12 IPED students participated in the Emerging Markets: South Africa study tour alongside two dozen South African students and professionals. The course is part of Fordham’s Emerging Markets and Country Risk Analysis certificate, also includes a course on political risk and strategic financial management. Outside of the classroom, students deepened their knowledge of South […]

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Fordham IPED Students Launch Fordham’s Pope Francis Global Poverty Index (FFI)

This post is from 2016. Follow this link for more up-to-date information on the Fordham Francis Index. In response to Pope Francis’s address to the United Nation  General Assembly on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on September 2015, Fordham IPED students began working on a basic human needs assessment tool that measures the basic requirements for human dignity […]

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