Ignacia Méndez

Ignacia Méndez is from Santiago, Chile, and attends The College of Wooster, where she studies Economics, Math, and Political Science. Previously, Ignacia supported her school’s volunteer program by providing basic needs to people throughout Chile. She also served as a math and physics teacher for Chilean children. This summer, Ignacia … Read more

Matt Styslinger

6th Class, 2011-2013 Field Placement: Mercy Corps, Dili, Timor-Leste and Jakarta, Indonesia Matt Styslinger spent his field year working with Mercy Corps Indonesia and Mercy Corps Timor-Leste to strengthen monitoring and evaluation (M&E) systems and staff capacity around M&E for … Read more

Julie Savane

6th Class, 2011-2013 Field Placement: Oxfam America, Dakar, Senegal Julie Savane served as a Food Security Policy Advisor at Oxfam America in Dakar, Senegal.  Working on Oxfam’s GROW! campaign, a global effort to establish food justice, she tracked the implementation … Read more

Alissa Pries

6th Class, 2011-2013 Field Placement: Helen Keller International, Phnom Penh, Cambodia Alissa Pries worked with HKI on the evaluation of the homestead food production program (HFP) in Cambodia. She led operations research to identify the influence of gender relations on … Read more

Amy Ostrander

6th Class, 2011-2013 Field Placement: Save the Children, Dhaka, Bangladesh Amy worked with Save the Children International on a large-scale nutrition, livelihoods and disaster risk reduction program in rural Bangladesh. As the Research and Evaluation Fellow, Amy was in charge … Read more

Laura Ostenso

6th Class, 2011-2013 Field Placement: World Cocoa Foundation, Accra, Ghana Laura Ostenso worked with the World Cocoa Foundation on its signature youth education and livelihoods development project, Empowering Cocoa Households with Opportunities and Education Solutions (ECHOES). ECHOES works in Ghana … Read more