Category Archive: Graduate Program in International Affairs

GPIA Alumna Mary Robbins on the Economics of Paternity Leave

Alumna Mary E. Robbins recently co-authored an article for Time Magazine discussing the conflict around paternity leave in Brazil for city employees, which may be extended from 5 days to 30 days. The article reads: Many government officials at the local and federal level in Brazil… believe allowing 30 days of paternity leave will disrupt worker productivity and …

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Faculty Spotlight: Professor Sakiko Fukuda-Parr

GPIA Professor Sakiko Fukuda-Parr has co-authored a new book: Fulfilling Social and Economic Rights. The book’s description explains: One of the most ambitious legacies of the 20th century was the universal commitment to ensure freedom from want as a human right. But to what extent are countries across the world living up to this commitment? …

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Student Projects: GIS for International Crises, Development, and the Environment

Each semester, the GIS for International Crises, Development, and the Environment course is one of the Milano School’s most popular. Students wrap up the course by producing final projects that encompass a wide range of topics, geographies, and methodologies.  Using tools and techniques gained throughout the semester, each student chooses a research topic of interest and performs …

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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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Romancing True Power: D20-Co-curated by Milano Associate Dean and Prof. Nina Khruschcheva

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Romancing True Power: D20 February 12 to 26, 2015 Sheila C. Johnson Design Center Arnold and Sheila Aronson Galleries 66 Fifth Avenue New York The D20 – modeled after the G20 group of the most industrialized nations – is a selective list of leaders from present and recent past, across continents and political systems, who, …

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