Excel Crash Course by Fordham IPED Alumni Alex Zoubine ’16

By: Djina Stamatovic ’19 On Saturday, October 14th, the IPED students had the chance to attend an Excel Crash Course led by the IPED alumni Alex Zoubine ’16, currently employed in the Portfolio Management Office at Scholastic. The level of prior Excel knowledge of the students was mixed, however, the pace of the course was […]

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Summer Series: Jackie Yap ’18 and the Diplomatic Fellowship at the Holy See Mission to the UN

By: Jackie Yap Photo credits: Anna Fata, Holy See Mission to the UN After finishing my IPED courses last December 2016, I began my full-time, six-month fellowship at the Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See to the UN (Holy See Mission) on January of 2017. The Holy See Mission is the diplomatic section representing […]

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Summer Series: Alex Zakrzewski ’18 Earns Language Immersion Studies Award to Study Arabic

By: Sarah Garwood The Fordham University International Political Economy and Development (IPED) program has graciously provided me with funding to further my studies in Arabic language via the Language Immersion Studies Awards (LISA). Having already been acquainted with the fundamentals of the Arabic language between my studies at Fordham as an undergraduate and my study […]

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Vatican Dinner: 2017 Fordham University Pope Francis Global Poverty Index Research

Photo Credits: Thomas Stoelker Last Monday, IPED students participated in the CAPP/Fordham Dinner to welcome His Excellency Archbishop Gallagher, Head of the Holy See’s delegation to the Opening of the 72nd UN General Assembly. Notable guests to the event were His Eminence, Theodore Cardinal McCarric, Archbishop Emeritus of Washington, Dr. Frederick Fakharzadeh M.D., President of the […]

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Summer Series: Grace Avila and Hillary Khan at UN Women

This summer, Grace Avila (IPED 2017, Economics 2017) and Hillary Khan (IPED 2017, Economics 2017) interned in the Independent Evaluation Office at UN Women’s New York headquarters. UN Women is the global champion for gender equality, leading international initiatives, policies, and programs to advance women and girls’ rights. The Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) carries out […]

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