A friend of Global Public Affairs, Alessandra Pigni, passed away from cancer in December 2018. Her skills as a writer, activist, and mindfulness-in-action pioneer are dearly missed. This link is an article she wrote for Open Democracy.
Global Public Affairs hosted an informational session for students wanting to learn more about career paths and opportunities in U.S. government and international development. Cecilia Choi from the State Department, Alfred Nakatsuma from USAID and Jeffrey Janis from the Peace Corps all shared personal experiences, answered questions about their respective sectors, and advised students how to pursue futures in international development and government.