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(Summer ’13) MATI
MATI: MIT/UEM Activating Transformative Initiatives The word “mati”  means water in a local Bantu language spoken in our team’s fieldwork area. Our team of eight masters students and one professor…
(IAP 2015) Danya Rumore, G
Danya Rumore (G, Urban Studies and Planning) Danya is working with the Idaho Conservation League to support collaborative trail, pathway, and open space connectivity efforts in North Idaho.  Building on the work…
(IAP ’13) Hoda Eydgahi, G
Bluelight update: pilot test + departure Well. Once again I don’t have Internet.  But this time, I’m sitting on a plane back to the States. Lufthansa apparently now offers wi-fi…
(IAP ’13) Kristine Cheng
Kristine worked with community partners, Pure Home Water (PHW), in Tamale, Ghana during IAP. She monitored and evaluated the performance of PHW’s AfriClay ceramic hemispheric filter from the distribution efforts…
(IAP ’13) Andre Calmon, G
01/23/2013 Flying Blind Managing a company with little supply chain and market data is like flying a plane without instruments. You might get to your destination, but it will probably be…
(IAP ’13) Danny Castonguay, G
About Danny Danny is spending IAP in Manila, Philippines, helping Kalibrr, a promising startup company with a social mission to bridge the skills gap between young people and the rapidly growing business…
(IAP ’13) Angela Ma, ’14
Angela and her project partner, Priynaka, spent IAP in Bangalore, India. They worked with the beautiful people of EnAble India, a charitable trust that equips persons with disabilities with the…
(IAP ’13) Priyanka Saha, ’14
About Priyanka’s IAP Project Priyanka and her project partner, Angela, spent IAP in Bangalore, India. They worked with the beautiful people of EnAble India, a charitable trust that equips persons…
(IAP ’13) Arlene Ducao, G
Arlene is traveling to Indonesia to conduct summative evaluations on the first version of OpenIR, a web app that maps the ecological features and risks revealed by infrared satellite data.…
(IAP ’13) Susanna Wansan Pho, G
2: Final Week Jie and I are now in our last and final week on the ground in Ahmedabad and a lot has happened since we’ve arrived. Without a doubt,…