Explore these profiles to learn more about SIPA’s impact — in diverse policy fields, in locations around the world.

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Visit.org is a digital platform for social impact travel experiences founded by Michal Alter (‘13 SIPA).
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Emcee Invest is social investing platform founded by Arash Asady MIA’14. Emcee is on a mission to inspire the next generation of investors.
OpenWise Learning is a youth development organization focused on STEM education, but through the focus of social justice
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Tara Badri graduated in 2013 with an MIA and concentration in Economic and Political Development. She is the CEO and co-founder of Dommett Analytics, a technology company that uses artificial...
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LaVonda Baldwin (MIA ’16) praises the relationships she has developed at SIPA—with classmates, professors, and administrators alike.
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Re:Coded was started by Marcello Bonatto MPA’15 to provide computer-based training to youth in conflict-affected areas and prepare them become technology leaders.
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The mission of this incubator is not just to grow new businesses but to empower people to rebuild their livelihoods and contribute to the growing economies of their communities.
Think.iT is based in Tunisia where 57% are unemployed and where the local economy can not produce jobs in the fields that match student talent.
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Richard Brookshire (MPA ’16) wants to use what he learned at SIPA to ensure that people in communities of color feel included in government processes. He chose SIPA because he “wanted to be among...
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Junho is an incoming first-year PhD student. He is currently interested in environmental and climate economics, especially how climate change and societies’ perception of climate change affect...
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Kaya Impacto is an impact investment consulting firm started by Antoine Cocle MPA’15 to help social entrepreneurs raise capital to grow and scale their businesses — and impact.
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Share The Meal is an award-winning app and an initiative of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). WFP is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger. With just a tap on their smartphones, users can donate as little as 50 cents (the global average cost to feed a child) and feed a child for a day.
In three years, Laboratoria has had over 800 graduates who go on to have three times the average income than they did at their previous employment.
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Bitae Technologies was co-founded by Shanna Crumley MIA'18 and Gemma Torres-Vives MPA’18 and is a technology platform for refugees and other vulnerable populations to carry their skills and experiences with them in a secure, verified portfolio — essentially a “digital CV” for the 21st century.
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From France, Philippe Dauba-Pantanacce graduated in 2007 with an MIA degree focusing on International Finance and Business. He is now Executive Director - Senior Economist, Global Geopolitical...