After Rosina Estol-Peixoto started working at the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington, D.C., she saw how her research influenced public policy in Central American countries. Now she is pursuing a Master of International Public Affairs at the La Follette School.
Alum Katie Croake helps strengthen and expand democracy in the Middle East and North Africa as a program manager with the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs.
Wherever life takes Erika Jones, she intends to always be involved in public service. Her training and experiences through the La Follette School are helping her advance her career interests in fostering stronger communities and public policy that supports sustainable agriculture.
Having moved to Vietnam to teach English, Carly Hood kept finding she wanted to do more. She eventually enrolled at the La Follette School.
The process of engaging people is far more important than the end result, believes Colin Christopher, a first-year international public affairs student.
The secret to greater government efficiency is program evaluation and performance management, believes Kristina Krull, whose interests have broadened during her three semesters at the La Follette School.
Kristen Rasmussen knew securing a job with an international non-governmental organization would be a challenge, even with her Master of International Public Affairs from the La Follette School. So when she moved to Cambodia after graduating in 2003, she focused on freelance consulting jobs to gain experience.