Jodie Fonseca

2nd Class, 2003-2005 Field Placement: CARE International, Malawi Jodie’s work focused on “mainstreaming” HIV/AIDS in CARE Malawi’s education, health, livelihoods, safety net and emergency sectors to determine how each of these projects could best mitigate the effects of the epidemic … Read more

Charlie Ehle

2nd Class, 2003-2005 Field Placement: Catholic Relief Services, Sudan Charlie Ehle reviewed and made recommendations for improvements to CRS’ disaster response strategies in Southern Sudan. She participated in the redesign of food security interventions that will improve the program’s ability … Read more

Elizabeth Brown

2nd Class, 2003-2005 Field Placement: USAID Office of Health, Population and Nutrition, Ethiopia Elizabeth Brown worked closely with the Food and Humanitarian Office on Title II Development Assistance Programs, with particular emphasis on monitoring and evaluation of the health sector. … Read more

Steve Archambault

2nd Class, 2003-2005 Field Placement: World Food Program, Uganda Steve Archambault worked on the promotion and assessment of WFP’s Marketing Support activities, mobilizing small farmers in Uganda to secure better access to food markets. He was also involved in the … Read more

Bapu Vaitla

3rd Class, 2005-2007 Field Placement: Action Contre la Faim, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Bapu Vaitla worked as a food security researcher in highland Ethiopia. His work focused on examining the causes of chronic hunger in various livelihood zones throughout the country, … Read more

Akilou Seibou

3rd Class, 2005-2007 Field Placement: Catholic Relief Services (CRS), Cotonou, Benin Akilou Seibou worked on the Education First Project, which was funded by the U.S. Department of Labor and implemented by a consortium of NGOs that included CRS, World Education … Read more

Michael Manske

3rd Class, 2005-2007 Field Placement: Counterpart International, Dakar, Senegal Michael Manske worked on program planning and implementation of a USAID-funded Food for Peace program focusing on improving nutritional and organizational support for people living with HIV/AIDS in northern and west-central regions of Senegal. His … Read more

Nate Heller

3rd Class, 2005-2007 Field Placement: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Accra, Ghana Nate Heller was based in the FAO regional office for Africa where he conducted research on existing and potential applications of information and communications technologies (ICT) in agriculture and … Read more

Peter Giampoli

3rd Class, 2005-2007 Field Placement: Uganda Land Alliance, Kampala, Uganda As a staff member with the Uganda Land Alliance, Peter Giampoli did research, policy analysis, advocacy, and program administration work during his year at the ULA Secretariat. He assisted in … Read more

Lilia Gerberg

3rd Class, 2005-2007 Field Placement: Helen Keller International, Dakar, Senegal Lilia spent her field year with Helen Keller International, helping to strengthen its capacity in nutrition and HIV/AIDS programming in Senegal and in other priority country programs in Africa. She … Read more

Todd Flower

3rd Class, 2005-2007 Field Placement: Save the Children, Kampala, Uganda While working with Save the Children’s food security program in the Nakasongola district of Uganda, Todd created an agricultural marketing program to increase farmers’ income by establishing marketing groups, connecting … Read more

Dalia Emara

3rd Class, 2005-2007 Field Placement: Combating Child Labor through Education Project, Management Systems International, Rabat, Morocco As an advocacy and policy advisor for “Adros” – a U.S. Department of Labor-funded education project targeting working and at risk children – Dalia … Read more