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International Development Program Student Association

 The mission of the International Development Program Student Association (IDPSA) is to support, inspire, and foster the growth of innovative and progressive future international development practitioners who seek to advance people-centered development by linking critical inquiry with community action.

 Every graduate student enrolled in the International Development Program is a member of the IDPSA and can participate in its activities. It is led by the IDPSA Executive Board who are elected by the IDP student body. Descriptions of the Executive Board positions can be found here.


2014-2015 IDPSA Executive Board:

President- Jaron Bass

Vice-President- Erin Davis

Treasurer- Marcus Gillette

Communications Chair- Chanel Adikuono

Faculty/Student Liaison- Joanna Mahoney

Friday Forum Coordinators- Mukhaye Muchimuti, Mariam Wafa, and Gessye G. Safou-Mat

Social Chair- Taylor Rockoff and Laura Neff

Alumni Liaison- Dilanthi Ranaweera

Community Service Chair- Eva Chavez


Skills Institutes

Intensive three-day courses, training students in state-of-the-art international development techniques

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Tinker-Walker Fellowships

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Through the Irene Tinker-Millidge Walker Fellowship, students can receive financial support to offset the costs of including overseas field experience in their research, internship, or practicum.

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