Patrick Fernandez (’20) and Paul Michael (’20) at the United Nations Development Program

by: Patrick Fernandez ’20 and Paul Michael ’20 Patrick Fernandez ’20 and Paul Michael ’20 both worked as Programme Assistants for the Nature for Development Team at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) as IPED’s Arrupe Fellows. Patrick supported the Nature for Development team on their various web-related services and programs. Most of his work […]

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2018 Summer Internship Series: Clare Pressimone at CRS Student Ambassador Leaders Together (SALT) Summit

by: Clare Pressimone ’19 Clare Pressimone, an IPED Salesian Fellow, received support through IPED Summer Funding to accompany two undergraduate students to Catholic Relief Services’ Student Ambassador Leaders Together (SALT) Summit held at Loyola University in Baltimore, MD from July 16-18. Clare, formerly the President of the CRS Student Ambassador chapter at her alma mater, […]

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2018 Summer Internship Series: Masud Rahman in Rural Uganda

by: Masud Rahman ’19 My work with UNDP in 2018 focused extensively on impact investing and other alternative financial vehicles focusing on the sustainability bottom line in community-led efforts. As a part of the work, I had the privilege to join our team in an investment scoping mission in Uganda. IPED helped me take this […]

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Recap and Response: GMOs: A Moral Imperative

by: Rensi Pua ’20 If you could multiply your income sixfold, how would your life change? This was the question Dr. Sarah Davidson Evanega, Director of the Cornell Alliance for Science, used to argue the case for GMOs. For those of us lucky enough, a sixfold increase means elevating our lives from comfort to excess. […]

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2018 Summer Internship Series: Greg Fischer in Brazil

by: Greg Fischer ’19 Greg Fischer, an IPED Arrupe Fellow, was awarded the Santander International Internships Fellowship to spend 7 weeks in Brazil working with two separate projects – a holistic center in João Pessoa run by the Maryknoll Sisters and a Social Assistance pastoral project in the northwest periphery of São Paulo. The holistic […]

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