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Maria Claudia Soler, IEAPA MA, 2014

I have always felt unsettled by the dilemma that young people face early in their lives. They make decisions that will deeply impact the rest of their lives such as what to do after high school, how to afford the cost of college, and what to study in college if it is an option. I wanted to help... Read more

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Erika Keaveney, ICE MA, 2014

Prior to joining the Stanford ICE program, I served as the Executive Director of a non-governmental organization which works to expand access to education, health, and economic opportunity for marginalized communities in India and Cambodia. While my background covered the broad spectrum of... Read more

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Kimberley K Moxley, ICE MA, 2014

I came to the ICE Program after completing a year abroad teaching and researching language education practices as a Fulbright Scholar in Spain. Given the growing political upheaval surrounding national and minority language use in schools that I observed occurring across Europe and the United... Read more

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Nozomi Nakajima, IEAPA MA, 2014

Growing up in the Philippines and Japan, I developed an early interest in understanding social inequality at both the national and international levels. During my undergraduate studies at Yale University, I was introduced to seminal pieces in sociology and economics, many of which focused on... Read more

Die Hu, ICE MA, 2014

My undergraduate and graduate degrees in journalism and media studies exposed me to educational issues faced by developing countries such as China. After graduating with an M.A in Communications from the London School of Economics, I worked in the Students Affairs office and participated in the... Read more

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Michelle Mills, IEAPA MA, 2013

I started my career in education as a primary school teacher and subsequently became interested in the field of international development. My career path soon led me to the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization where I worked on a team that is dedicated to improving conditions for... Read more

Marcela Silveyra, IEAPA MA, 2013

My year at Stanford has given me much more than a strong academic and research preparation. It has given me the opportunity to fully develop myself by strengthening interpersonal relationships and learning to value the balance between my professional and personal life.

My primary... Read more

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Pema Tshomo, ICE MA, 2013

I started my MA program in International Comparative Education in Stanford with nothing but hope and expectations. I left the ICE program with not only all my hope and expectations fulfilled but also with skills and knowledge that I am certain will help me contribute towards the improvement of... Read more

Asha Sitaram, IEAPA MA, 2012

Prior to moving to Stanford to pursue my graduate degree at the GSE, I was living and working in Mumbai, India. My work experience in India ranged from conducting community-based health research in rural areas, to teaching elementary school students, to developing and managing a leadership... Read more

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Antony Kar-hung Tam, ICE MA, 2012

After completing my undergraduate study in Journalism and Communication at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, I undertook a Postgraduate Diploma in Education and was a research assistant at the same university. I also taught English Language part-time in several Hong Kong high schools and... Read more

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Elizabeth Buckner, PhD

Prior to Stanford, I went to Swarthmore College, and graduated in 2006 with a Special Major in Educational Studies and Sociology/Anthropology. At Swarthmore, I had conducted research in Moroccan schools on the implementation of a minority language education program to teach Tamazight as part of... Read more