Yodit Beyene

3rd Class, 2005-2007 Field and Policy Placement: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Yodit Beyene returned to her home country for the two-year policy and field placement to work as the Communications Specialist for the Ethiopia Strategy … Read more

Daniel Abbott

Dan received an MPH from Emory University with a focus on Global Environmental Health. He worked with CARE Kenya to conduct field research on access to, and use of, safe drinking water in households in rural Kenya. His recommendations contributed to meaningful changes in the distribution of household water treatment … Read more

3rd Class, 2005-2007 Field Placement: Heifer International/African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF), Homa Bay, Kenya Dan Abbott worked with Heifer International in Homa Bay, an area of Kenya severely impacted by HIV, on a project to provide livelihoods for caregivers … Read more

Daniele Nyirandutiye

4th Class, 2007-2009 Field Placement: Helen Keller Internationa (HKI), Bamako, Mali Daniele Nyirandutiye worked on the community-based therapeutic care program within HKI’s child survival project. At the time, HKI Mali was in the process of implementing Community-based Therapeutic Care (CTC) throughout … Read more

Adam Norikane

4th Class, 2007-2009 Field Placement: Christian Children’s Fund (CCF), Lusaka, Zambia Adam Norikane worked with CCF Zambia on the implementation of an Australian-funded Youth Agriculture & Marketing Project. His job entailed assisting staff in project management of a sustainable agricultural livelihoods … Read more

Alexis Jones

4th Class, 2007-2009 Field Placement: Association for Rural Advancement (AFRA), Pietermaritzburg, South Africa Alexis Jones worked with the Association for Rural Advancement, a local NGO in KwaZulu-Natal province, South Africa dedicated to improving land access and tenure security to strengthen the … Read more

Carmen Jaquez

4th Class, 2007-2009 Field Placement: Land O’Lakes International, Nairobi, Kenya Placed with Land O’Lakes, Carmen Jaquez conducted assessments of activities taking place within pastoralist regions of Africa. This ultimately expanded to incorporate livestock-based interventions (including cattle, goat, sheep, poultry) in dryland … Read more

Eric Haglund

4th Class, 2007-2009 Field Placement: Bioversity International/ICRISAT, Niamey, Niger Eric spent his first year of his fellowship conducting field research on the social and economic impacts of three different agroforestry systems under development and promotion in Niger. The systems aimed to … Read more

Ira Frydman

4th Class, 2007-2009 Field Placement: United Nations Development Program (UNDP), Lilongwe, Malawi Ira Frydman worked with UNDP in Malawi to integrate disaster risk reduction into contingency planning, food security and environmental protection with a focus on floods and droughts. Ira initially worked … Read more

Rachel (Racey) Bingham

4th Class, 2007-2009 Field Placement: Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), Bamako, Mali Racey Bingham’s work during the field year involved both policy and practice. She assisted with the development of technical terms of reference, memoranda of understanding with various ministries, basic infrastructure … Read more

Emily Bancroft

4th Class, 2007-2009 Field Placement: Action Group for Health, Human Rights and HIV/AIDS (AGHA), Kampala, Uganda As a fellow with Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) and their Ugandan-based partner, the Action Group for Health, Human Rights and HIV/AIDS (AGHA), Emily Bancroft divided her … Read more

Steven Myers

5th Class, 2009-2011 Field Placement: Africare, South Africa At Africare, Steven Myers created nutrition education materials geared at promoting the health outcomes of people living with HIV/AIDS. He worked to arrange the translation of the materials into Xhosa, the local … Read more

Sonia Lee

5th Class, 2009-2011 Field Placement: Action Group for Health, Human Rights, and HIV/AIDS (AGHA), Kampala, Uganda Sonia Lee worked with AGHA, a local advocacy group promoting the right to health in Uganda. Sonia’s work at AGHA involved both research and … Read more