Jul 09

The Untold Stories of Vietnamese Refugees by Brianna Gates (A'20)

by tuftsigl

Last week, at the Massachusetts Office for Refugees and Immigrants, I was honored to interview two women who fled Vietnam as refugees over thirty years ago. Thuy Leung and her sister spoke with me about their journey from Vietnam to America.

Jul 06

Interning at the Rondeli Foundation in Tbilisi, Georgia by Benjamin Cooper (A'20)

by tuftsigl

Following a cancelled overnight flight from Minsk to Tbilisi, I arrived in beautiful Tbilisi on a Monday afternoon. I was greeted by fervent taxi drivers competing for my ride. I finally got in one and was driven down the aptly named George Bush Boulevard into the heart of the city.

Jul 05

How To Use Rice Pudding, Lego Men and other Nonviolent Techniques To Change the World by Atrey Bhargava (A'21)

by tuftsigl

The title comes from Srdja Popovic’s book, Blueprint for a Revolution

Jul 02

The Impact Investing Landscape in Italy by Alice Ursini (F'19)

by heatherbarry

Soon after arriving in Italy for my summer internship, a populist government came to power. Two deeply different parties, the Five Star Movement and the League, won the majority in the recent election and, defying all expectations, formed a coalition to rule the country.

Jul 01

Developing Solutions for Sustainable Trade: My first few weeks at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development by Divya Prabhakar (F'19)

by tuftsigl

I started my internship at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) in Geneva, Switzerland on May 16, 2018. UNCTAD is a United Nations agency, dedicated to supporting developing countries to access the benefits of a globalized economy more fairly and effectively.