Jennifer Morris MIA ’97 is CEO of The Nature Conservancy: “without that essence of radical collaboration, we won’t achieve what we're trying to achieve."
Jennifer Burden is the founder and CEO of World Moms Network and a student in Columbia SIPA’s Executive MPA (EMPA) program.
Camille Laurente’s podcast, Sincerely, Hueman, explores the “vivid, quirky lives of humans you should know, and their stories of spreading positivity and doing good in the modern age.”
“SIPA really helped me to learn all of the perspectives that you can imagine — from finance to policy. The level of expertise is just incredible. Having this academic background, I feel more than ready to go back to Mexico and make a difference.”
“To create more prosperity, more equality, we need to understand the bottom line of how financial markets happen and how political deals are made. That’s something SIPA allows you to.”
“Doing the EPM program gave me the understanding of what the NY Fed does and it gave me the knowledge to be competitive as a candidate.”
“My goal is to make the food system more just and more sustainable and it's something that I wanted to build at SIPA.”
Lyzz Ogunwo MPA ’21 is program director of the National Basketball Players Association Foundation and a student in SIPA’s Executive MPA program.
MPA-DP student Avantika Thakur hails from the state of Himachal Pradesh in India and wants to work in education to empower both children and communities.
“If students want to create an impact, SIPA gives you a lot of avenues to pursue that. Each of us have something to give which can help create a equitable world. It's a matter of wanting to do that and connecting the right dots. If we want to create a sustained impact, we need to go to the policy route and SIPA has everything.”