Philippines Study Tour — 2016

Thirteen IPED students traveled to the Philippines over the winter break for the program’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 monitoring and evaluation. […]

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UN Climate Change Conference & the 2015 Equator Prize

The UN Climate Change Conference–or COP21–recently concluded in Paris. As this article articulates, two Fordham IPED students–Elizabeth Shaw and Joshua Voges–and IPED Director Dr. Henry Schwalbenberg were involved in the U.N. Development Programme’s Equator Initiative. The Equator Initiative hosted dialogues and an award ceremony while the climate negotiations occurred nearby. Faculty and Students Head to […]

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2015 United Nations Career Trip

On Friday, October 30th, Fordham IPEDers spent the day at the United Nations, learning about some of the UN agencies and the important work they do. The day started with a visit to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).  IPED recipients of the Arrupe Fellowship serve as interns at the UNDP during their time at […]

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IPED in South Africa

This summer was the 7th annual IPED Emerging Markets Class in South Africa.  13 IPEDers and 2 Fordham undergraduates had the opportunity to study alongside students at the University of Pretoria in South Africa’s capital city of Pretoria.  Dr. Schwalbenberg and Dr. Themeli co-taught the classes which dealt with investing in emerging market economies.  Students were […]

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