Harley Stokes

8th Class, 2015-2017 Policy Placement: Catholic Relief Services; Baltimore, MD As Food Security Policy Analyst at CRS headquarters, Harley worked with the Agriculture and Livelihoods team on policy issues related to nutrition, agriculture and climate change. This has taken her … Read more

Miti Patel

8th Class, 2015-2017 Policy Placement: Helen Keller International (HKI); Phnom Penh, Cambodia Miti was an Enhanced Homestead Food Production (EHFP) Policy Analyst with Helen Keller International’s Asia-Pacific Regional Office (APRO), based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. She worked on several projects … Read more

Michael Wilcox

8th Class, 2015-2017 Policy Placement: ACDI/VOCA; Washington, DC Based in the DC headquarters office, Michael was a full time member of the Technical Learning and Application division at ACDI/VOCA. After implementing a pilot of new tools in his field year … Read more

Julia Shuck

8th Class, 2015-2017 Field Placement: Foundation for Ecological Services (FES); Anand, India Julia supported FES’s work to build local capacity from the village to district levels to strengthen natural resource management. She contributed primarily to its experimental games project and … Read more

Meghan Anson

8th Class, 2015-2017 Policy Placement: Concern Worldwide; Dublin, Ireland Based in Dublin, Ireland Meghan worked within Concern World wide’s International Advocacy Team to improve global and national policy and practice related to hunger and nutrition. As Nutrition Advocacy Officer, Meghan’s … Read more

Michelle DeFreese

Michelle received her BSc degree in Anthropology at Rutgers University and studied abroad at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. She completed an MA in International Affairs at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID), University of Geneva in Switzerland. During her postgraduate … Read more

Policy Placement: Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU); Washington, DC At APLU, Michelle was based in the International Programs unit to develop evidence-based, data-driven, and policy-relevant research on the impact of USG expenditures on higher education in developing countries. … Read more

Hanneke Van Dyke

8th Class, 2015-2017 Policy Placement: World Food Program; Phnom Penh, Cambodia Based in the WFP Cambodia Country Office in Phnom Penh, Hanneke worked as a Program Officer in the Nutrition Unit. There, her work focused on providing technical assistance to … Read more

Jennie Lane

Jennie, a native of upstate New York, graduated from Michigan State University, College of Veterinary Medicine in 2007 and spent six years practicing equine and small animal medicine in Pennsylvania and Delaware. Her work with working equines as a veterinarian in developing countries around the world, including the Dominican Republic, India, … Read more

Policy Placement: Land O’Lakes International Development Division; Washington, DC Working from the Washington DC office, Jennie provided a diverse range of technical assistance and expertise for Land O’Lakes International Development. Priority tasks included leadership of a year long learning series on … Read more

Carlo Abuyuan

Carlo Abuyuan graduated from Syracuse University with a Master’s in Public Administration and a MA in International Relations. His research focused on economic empowerment and financial inclusion of vulnerable populations, particularly in long-term refugee situations, tying in cross cutting issues such as migration, remittances, health and food security. During his studies, … Read more

Policy Placement: FHI 360; Washington, DC Based in Washington, DC, Carlo continued to support FHI 360’s LIFT II project in Zambia, while applying lessons learned to improve implementation of the program from HQ. In particular, he used his knowledge of … Read more

Elizabeth Aloi

8th Class, 2001-2002 Field Placement:  Statewide Emergency Network for Social and Economic Security (Albany, NY) Liz designed and executed a survey to be used by the State Department of Health to expand outreach for the Child and Adult Care Food … Read more

Felix AuYeung

8th Class, 2001-2002 Field Placement:  Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank (Pittsburgh, PA) Felix wrote and produced the regional executive summary of America’s Second Harvest Hunger Study, compiling relevant local results and drafting recommendations for strategies to alleviate hunger in the … Read more

Kate Bolz

8th Class, 2001-2002 Field Placement: The Ohio Association of Second Harvest Foodbanks (Columbus, OH) Kate documented and promoted two innovative anti-hunger programs, the Ohio Food Program and the Ohio Agricultural Surplus Production Alliance.  Each program makes connections between anti-hunger efforts, … Read more