For Emily Ley, every experience builds on another. The study of ethics and religion led her to nonprofit leadership, which, in turn, eventually brought her to the La Follette School to gain skills in management and program analysis.
Since graduating from the La Follette School in 2010, Allie Bagnall has been researching and analyzing sovereign wealth funds, international banking regulation, international finance, reserve accumulation and balance of payments, and other macroeconomic topics for the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington, D.C.
After five years as a financial analyst, Ed Cubero is turning his attention to studying energy policy and analysis and public affairs at the La Follette School.
In the end, cultural differences do not stand in the way of friendship and diplomacy, Kelsey Roets has found. The first-year student is pursuing a Master of International Public Affairs degree as a step toward a life of international public service that builds on her undergraduate experiences in Latin America and graduate studies at the La Follette School.