Living in the New World: The Impact of Technology and Globalization

by: Patrick Fernandez ’20 Last October 30th, Fordham IPED and Touro College sponsored a conference entitled “Living in the New World: The Impact of Technology & Globalization” which featured academics from different fields discussing how social institutions and processes are changing because of technology and globalization. The conference started with an address from Dr. Peter […]

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2018 Summer Internship Series: Mahlatse Ramoroka at the Center for Economic and Social Rights (CESR)

by: Mahlatse Ramoroka ’19 I spent the summer of 2018 working as a research intern at the Center for Economic and Social Rights (CESR) in New York, Brooklyn. CESR seeks to promote economic, social and cultural justice through the realization of universal human rights. The organization mainly works to uphold human rights to education, health, […]

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United Nations Trip 2018

by: Patrick Fernandez ’20 Last October 26, first-year IPED students had a full day of meetings and tour at the United Nations complex in Manhattan, New York. The day started with a meeting with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) – Nature for Development Team with a presentation by Nicole DeSantis, Programme Specialist for the […]

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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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