Mar 8, 2018
SIT Graduate Institute master's student Fadia Thabet received the 2017 International Women of Courage award from the U.S. State Department for her humanitarian work in her home country of Yemen. As a Child Protection Officer, she worked to prevent the recruitment of young boys by Al Qaeda and Houthi militias,...
Jan 19, 2018
SIT alumnae Vicky Garcia and Mary Hensley work with the indigenous people of the Cordillera region of the Philippines, helping farmers bring their heirloom varieties of rice to the rest of the world. Vicky grew up in the Philippines, and previously worked for the Philippine Department of Labor and Employment.
Dec 4, 2017
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Dec 4, 2017
Riley Merline is Director of Special Projects at SIT. He previously worked with faculty-led programs at Colorado College, and spent 10 years as an educator on issues of migration and borders in the US, Mexico, and Guatemala, with eight of those years as resident director for the Border Studies Program of...
Nov 9, 2017
Manal Taha discusses factors that lead to violent extremism in Africa. Manal, originally from Sudan, is a graduate of SIT’s Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation master’s program. She has worked with the United States Institute of Peace, the State Department, and US Agency for International Development, and...