Mercy Erhiawarien

7th Class, 2013-2015 Policy Placement: ONE, Washington, DC Mercy worked within ONE’s Agriculture and Inclusive Growth Policy Team. Her work included contributing to the development of  priorities for the 2015 African Union Year of Women’s Empowerment (AU YWE) and Sustainable Development … Read more


Africare is one of the most experienced and largest African-American led non-profit international development organizations, and are leaders in development … Read more

Afristar Foundation

Afristar is an umbrella organization that uses permaculture as a guiding methodology to engage in sustainable development initiatives nationally and … Read more

Ellen Kramer

2nd Class, 2003-2005 Policy Placement: World Food Program, Rome, Italy Ellen analyzed the food basket for WFP’s school feeding program to determine its “nutrition friendliness” in different countries and the amounts of fortified food children receive. She researched WFP’s maternal … Read more

Alexis Jones

4th Class, 2007-2009 Field Placement: Association for Rural Advancement (AFRA), Pietermaritzburg, South Africa Alexis Jones worked with the Association for Rural Advancement, a local NGO in KwaZulu-Natal province, South Africa dedicated to improving land access and tenure security to strengthen the … Read more

Steven Myers

5th Class, 2009-2011 Field Placement: Africare, South Africa At Africare, Steven Myers created nutrition education materials geared at promoting the health outcomes of people living with HIV/AIDS. He worked to arrange the translation of the materials into Xhosa, the local … Read more

Lindsay Dozoretz

5th Class, 2009-2011 Field Placement: Afristar Foundation, South Africa Lindsay Dozoretz was based in Johannesburg with the Afristar Foundation, an organization that addresses local food security needs through permaculture and sustainable development programs. Lindsay was specifically involved in permaculture food … Read more