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MPA-DP Media

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MPA-DP Incubator

MPA-DP alumni who incubated their startups with us and subsequently expanded them.

Roger Nathanial Ashby MPA-DP '17

Company: OpenWise Learning 

Location: Washington, D.C, USA and Nairobi, Kenya

MPA-DP Incubator Videos

Learn the stories of MPA-DP alumni who incubated their startups with us and subsequently expanded them.

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MPA-DP in 120 Seconds

DP120 — Episode 1 

Introduction, Practice Makes the Practitioner

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News and Development Insights from The MPA-DP In 120 Seconds

Hear testimonials from students, alumni, staff and faculty about their lines of work and how the MPA-DP can help them achieve their professional goals.

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Summer Placement Profile

Karolina In Nepal

Karolina Walęcik (Class of 2016) spent her professional summer placement executing a post-earthquake aid transparency project with the Mobile Citizens Help Desk at Accountability Lab in Kathmandu, Nepal.

Summer Placement Profile

Hear stories of MPA-DP students during their summer placements and learn how the MPA-DP is training them for development work.

  • Karolina Walęcik MPA-DP '16

    Karolina spent her professional summer placement executing a post-earthquake aid transparency project with the Mobile Citizens Help Desk at Accountability Lab in Kathmandu, Nepal. Watch the Video »

    Elaine Kubik MPA-DP '16

    Elaine partnered with Jhpiego in Maseru, Lesotho to support the demand creation team targeting high-risk young men for HIV prevention services. Watch the Video »

    Olive Nsababera MPA-DP '16

    Olive worked with UNICEF in Amman, Jordan, to explore the drivers of refugee youth engagement in peacebuilding efforts in the Middle East and North Africa. Watch the Video »

    Swetha Ramaswamy MPA-DP '16

    Swetha worked with the Africa Soil Information Service in Arusha, Tanzania, developing curriculum for local enumerators to improve soil analysis using geospatial data supplied by UAVs. Watch the Video »

    Jessemin Sage Sheyda-Losick MPA-DP '12

    Jessemin spent his professional summer placement working on a rapid assessment of five Millennium Villages in Gaza Province, Mozambique. Watch the Video »

    Gaelle Espinosa MPA-DP '12

    Gaelle partnered with community leaders in rural Uganda to plant trees in exchange for carbon credits. Watch the Video »

    Megan Colnar MPA-DP '12

    Megan worked with over 400 women honey producers in rural Cambodia to better market and brand their products. Watch the Video »

    Susmita De MPA-DP '12

    Susmita worked in Dhaka, Bangladesh, where she partnered with BRAC to integrate ICT4D solutions into its community health worker program. Watch the Video »

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The MPA-DP has so many more stories to share about the work their students and faculty conduct around the world. Here you can hear more about DP-Lab and summer placements, and also learn more from faculty and what employers say about the MPA-DP.

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MPA in Development Practice (MPA-DP)

The 21-month MPA-DP is a STEM-designated, practice-oriented professional advancement degree program where you will acquire the knowledge, and build the skills, experience, and networks to make a just and sustainable world.