Georgia State students learned what it takes to be a social entrepreneur during this fall’s uVenture Social Challenge. Each participant engaged in an interdisciplinary experience in creating and proposing innovative solutions to pressing social issues. The winning teams also walked away with prize money.
Public Management and Policy News
Amber serves as the Academic Specialist for Public Management and Policy. Her duties include student support, instructor support, GRA coordinator, student events coordinator, and course scheduler for the department.
For eight weeks over the summer, second-year MPA student Melissa Jennings interned for CARE International’s Pathways to Empowerment Program in Malawi. Jennings worked primarily on the midpoint evaluation of the five-year program, which uses the teaching of improved agricultural techniques as a tool for empowering women.
“Working abroad is really exciting because of… more »
This Maymester I joined 14 other students from Georgia State University on a study abroad trip to Ghana, Africa. The mission of the trip – developed by the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies – was to study social enterprises, nongovernmental organizations and Ghana’s development status through various lectures and site visits and by living… more »
The latest surge in high-tech companies has many cities looking to attract greater shares of this industry to their communities. In fact, many have put in place policies they believe will draw greater numbers of high-tech immigrant entrepreneurs.
In the white paper, “Lessons for U.S. Metro Areas: Characteristics and Clustering of High-Tech Immigrant Entrepreneurs” (Ewing… more »