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Welcome to the alumni post archive where a variety of alumni related posts are displayed. To view more posts highlighting the accomplishments of our alumni visit our Student and Alum Spotlights page and the Alumni in the News page.



Alumni Spotlight: Vida Tehrani Accepts Position With IRC in Chad

Vida Tehrani, a May 2015 GPIA graduate hailing from Oakland, California, has accepted a position with   the International Rescue Committee (IRC) in N'Djamena, Chad. Her position as a Grants Officer consists of reviewing donor reports, leading in the writing of grant proposals, liaising with IRC headquarters' grants units, visiting field sites in order to ...
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Alumna Spotlight: GPIA’s Yael Even Or Featured on Public Radio International’s The World

GPIA alum Yael Even Or had some journalism experience in her native country of Israel prior to attending the The New School, but had never produced an audio story—or any type of story in the English language—until she took a class at Milano in the Spring of 2013. It turned ...
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A Surprise Reunion for Three Milano Alumni

It was a surprise reunion this week in D.C. for Milano alumni Heather Sheridan, Blaise Rastello and Nicole Giannone, who ran into one another at the National Alliance to End Homelessness Conference. Since their time at Milano, all three have moved on to occupy notable positions in housing services. Heather ...
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Milano Alumna Jesica Santos Covers Judicial Changes in the CAR for The Huffington Post

Milano alumna Jesica Santos’s piece in the Huffington Post covers the recent decision by the Central African Republic’s (CAR) Transitional Council to adopt a law that will set up a hybrid judicial mechanism, the “Special Criminal Court” (SCC), to investigate and prosecute individuals responsible for war crimes and crimes against ...
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Milano PhD Phillip Plotch discusses new book on Tappan Zee megaproject on NPR

Milano PhD, Phillip Plotch, has just published his first book, Politics Across the Hudson: The Tappan Zee Megaproject through Rutgers University Press.The book looks at the history of inaction and inertia in public planning; contrasted with the very active Robert Moses (and Governor Andrew Cuomo) approach of minimal transparency and ...
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Tania Lee

Tania Lee, GPIA Alumna and ICT4D Specialist, Discussed NGO Data Security at InterAction’s Forum Workshop

Tania Lee, a GPIA alumna who concentrated in Conflict and Security, is an ICT4D (Internet Communications Technology for Development) specialist. Prior to GPIA she received a B.A. in Feminist Studies and Politics then helped to establish a tech and engineering consultancy that focused on promoting women of color in STEM ...
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Milano Alumni Ben Kleinbaum

As Vice President at Capalino+Company Ben Kleinbaum has represented national trade associations, premier private schools, developers, and some of New York's largest not-for-profit institutions.Since joining the firm four years ago, he has helped his real estate clients win approvals to develop more than 1,000,000 square feet of residential, commercial and ...
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Alumni Spotlight: French Smith

French Smith (GPIA, Spring 2015) is currently a Fellow for the NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security at the UN Plaza. In her new role French will be performing policy research, meeting with a consortium of NGOs, and making recommendations to the Security Council on how to better incorporate a gendered ...
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Center for New York City Affairs Names New Director, Kristin Morse

The Center for New York City Affairs, an applied policy institute housed within The New School’s Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy, announced today that Kristin Morse has joined the Center as Director. Kristin brings a wealth of experience in policy research and development, having spent most ...
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Alumni Spotlight: Raven Brown

Raven Brown is currently a PhD student in the Public and Urban Policy program at Milano and a GPIA alumni. While pursuing a Bachelor’s of Arts degree from Bennington College in social science and ceramics, Raven became immersed in feminist critiques of anthropology and applied those ideas to her sculpture ...
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Alumni Spotlight: Rachel Dawn Davis

Tell us a little bit about yourself: I'm a Sustainability Strategist, consulting for an array of clients interested in building their brand upon a foundation of organization and clarity. I'm interested in community movements, media and music. The power of the internet, a tool which connects a broad ecosystem of change makers ...
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Alumni Profiles: Josh Greenstein to Start Tenure Track Position in Fall 2015

The Graduate Program in International Affairs wishes to congratulate Alumnus Josh Greenstein on the upcoming completion of his PhD in Economics from The New School for Social Research and on his new job as Assistant Professor in Economics at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Fall 2015, an excellent liberal ...
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