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GPIA Alumna Ashlee Tuttleman Designs Social Impact Programs Increasing Profits for Rwandan Coffee Farmers

Ashlee is the Social Enterprise Project Manager at Sustainable Harvest Rwanda, where she designs and implements social impact programs that improve information exchange among coffee origins and along the coffee supply chain. Programs she designs reinvest premiums earned through coffee processing back to the farmers.

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Student Spotlight: Zoe Hamstead Wins Competitive EPA Award


Zoé Hamstead, a student in the Public and Urban Policy PhD program, has been awarded a highly competitive Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) STAR Fellowship to fund her dissertation research. Hamstead will receive $84,000 over two years to cover her tuition and research expenses; she is one of 105 students nationally to win the award. Check out the rest …

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Urban Policy Alumna Heather Sheridan Advocates for Maryland’s Homeless as Director of Homeless Services

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“……..homelessness is usually a result of multiple support system failures affecting an individual and their own personal life circumstances…..I believe that Maryland is always looking [to address these inadequacies] and [Maryland Homless Services] in particular through the work of the Interagency Council on Homelessness will be doing even more of this on a state level.”

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Student Tanya Diallo Welsh Envisions Trauma Sensitive Therapy in Post-Conflict Areas

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“I’ve been looking to understand all the moving parts of these conflicts, the historical context, the communities affected, the actors involved and the process of healing and rebuilding……through holistic mind-body approach[es] to trauma, and now development/governance and rights.” –Tanya Diallo Welsh

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Student Spotlight: Benjamin Ndugga-Kabuye

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Ben Ndugga-Kabuye is a student in the Urban Policy Program at Milano. He holds a bachelors in Criminology, Law and Society from the University of Caliornia at Irvine, and is passionate about political advocacy. At Milano, Ben also works as a Project Assistant for the Urban Policy Program, and is involved in immigrant rights work. …

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