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.
2008 alum Saul Wolf of the World Council of Credit Unions and Kristen Joiner of SustainDane will discuss "Engaging Policy in Non-Profit Arenas" at a La Follette School seminar on Tuesday, April 5, from noon to 1 p.m. in the La Follette School's conference room.
Alum Saul Wolf connects quality, low-cost money transfer firms to credit unions, financial cooperatives and other micro-finance entities as remittances manager at the World Council of Credit Unions.
Economist Andrew Reschovsky will speak on the federal budget at a town hall meeting in Milwaukee hosted by U.S. House representative Gwen Moore of Milwaukee. The Monday, March 21, event will run from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's Zelazo Center, 2419 E. Kenwood Avenue. Members of the audience will be able to ask questions.