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Navigating the New York City Externship Experience: A Series #1: Deciding if the NYC Externship is for You

Anlly Palacios is a second-year CIPA student who is concentrating her studies on Social Policy. If you wish to learn more about Anlly, you may read her bio here.

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Second Semester Classes

Xiao Tan is a second-year CIPA student from China. She is concentrating her studies on Economic and Financial Policy. If you wish to learn more about Xiao, you may read her bio here. (more…)

The Final Stretch: Healthcare Policy Course Options Abound

Zachary German is a second-year CIPA fellow and a CIPA admissions ambassador. He is concentrating his studies on Social Policy, with a specific focus on healthcare. You can read his full bio here. (more…)

A Momentous Start to the Spring Semester

Jacquelyn Richards is a first-year CIPA student who is concentrating her studies on Government, Politics and Policy Studies To find out more about Jacquelyn, you can read her bio here.
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CIPA Domestic Capstone: Multi-Generational Poverty

Zachary German is a second-year CIPA fellow and a CIPA admissions ambassador. He is concentrating his studies on Social Policy, with a specific focus on health care.  You can read his full bio here. (more…)

Reflections on my Systems Thinking Class

Elaha Mahboob is a first-year CIPA student who is concentrating her studies on Science, Technology and Infrastructure Studies. You can read more about Elaha here. (more…)

CIPA DC Externship Semester Offers Opportunity for Résumé-Building & Growth

Xiao Tan is a second-year CIPA student from China. She is concentrating her studies on Economic and Financial Policy. If you wish to learn more about Xiao, you may read her bio here. (more…)

Meet a CIPA Student: Elaha Mahboob ’19

Hi, I’m Elaha Mahboob. I spent my childhood in Iran as an immigrant and returned to my native country of Afghanistan after the fall of the Taliban. I pursued my undergraduate degree in computer science in Afghanistan, and was one of a very few women enrolled in this male-dominated program. While at university, I recognized the transformative nature of computer programming, and what a great equalizer software development can be.

Thus, in my second year of university, I co-founded Afghan Citadel Software Company with my sister Roya, the first female-owned IT business. Later on, my sister and I decided to provide access to technology for girls in schools by creating IT centers and holding digital literacy and financial literacy programs for them, in order to help them improve their lives. (more…)

PADM 5110—Public Administration: My Favorite Class this Semester

Anlly Palacios is a second-year CIPA student who is concentrating her studies on Social Policy. (more…)

Great Experiences I have had at CIPA

I have benefited from my two years of experience here at CIPA. One such benefit is my research experience.

Thanks to the diversity of this program, I was able to find something fitted to my interest of education policy, even though education policy is not one of main concentrations. (more…)

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