When Master of Development Practice (MDP) student Dalila Hussein first heard about the UMN SDG Iniative’s Student Group Activity Grant Fund she immediately knew what she wanted to do.
Humphrey School of Public Affairs
A Q&A with Nisha Botchwey, the first woman of color and immigrant to lead the Humphrey School of Public Affairs as the new dean—a role she started in January 2022.
Colombia enacted a new law in August of 2021 to better protect women from intimate partner violence, due in large part to the work of two researchers at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs.
Nadiia Iusupova is studying gender and political representation in Minnesota—a project that brings up parallels to her work in Kyrgyzstan.
Three graduating international students share their plans to help their home countries eliminate HIV, advance community-based development approaches, and implement renewable energy.
Alumna Sanda Ojiambo helps fight climate change as executive director of the Global Compact at the United Nations.
Catherine Burke is working for Coram International, a children's rights consultancy firm based in London that works with international organizations such as UNICEF and governments around the world on issues of child protection, gender-based violence, and juvenile justice.
Karla Godoy Da Costa Lima feels like it’s her calling to empower other women. Born in a Brazilian favela, Karla was surrounded by inequality, fear, and lack of choice, but her mother, grandmothers, and sisters were role models for strong, powerful women.
From Minnesota to Kenya: Humphrey School Students Help Provide COVID Information to Remote Island Residents
It was a most unusual summer project for two students at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs—spanning two continents, 10 time zones, and an ocean—to deliver important public health information about the coronavirus pandemic to an isolated island population in Kenya.
Student and faculty researchers at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs are part of a unique new partnership with a goal of better understanding conflict and finding ways to reduce it around the world.