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Beyond The Classroom

The Perfect Pitch

Students receive valuable feedback from alumni on crafting their elevator pitches during the school's annual Perfect Pitch event.

Examining the Ecosystem Around Digital Financing for Small and Medium Enterprises

A team of students studying international development traveled to Indonesia and the Philippines to gain a better understanding of the ecosystem around digital financing for small and medium enterprises (SMEs).

Providing Evidence-Based Solutions for Combating Malnutrition in India

Over the 2020 winter break, a team of second-year students studying international development traveled to India to conduct analyses on the take-home rations (THR) program in the states of Gujarat and Rajasthan.

Mapping Community Approaches to Gender Based Violence Prevention

Johns Hopkins SAIS students expand their education outside the classroom through a research trip to Nepal to examine gender-based violence (GBV).

Examining Ethiopia's Political Transition

Students studying conflict management traveled to Ethiopia over the winter break to examine the country's political transition.

Examining the Current State of the Refugee Crisis in Jordan

SAIS Europe students participated in a study trek to Amman, Jordan to gain insights into the regional refugee crisis from international and local organizations involved in working directly with refugees.

Tackling Climate Change Through a Hands-On Simulation

Students honed their policy analysis, critical thinking, and decision-making skills through a simulation focused on the UN climate change negotiations.

A Discussion with the Greek Ambassador to the US

Greek Ambassador to the United States and Johns Hopkins SAIS alumnus Haris Lalacos was invited by the Careers in Diplomacy (CID) club for a discussion on Balkan stability and the role of Greece in Europe’s southern eastern neighborhood.

Presenting on US-Mexico-Canada Relations

A group of students in the Canadian Studies and Energy, Resources and Environment programs attended the 2019 Association for Canadian Studies in the United States (ACSUS) 25th biennial conference in Montreal, Canada, where each presented a paper relevant to various issues in the new United States – Mexico – Canada Agreement.

Examining Food Systems Up Close

Students enrolled in the school's “Food Policy, Systems, and Security” course ventured outside the classroom to examine sustainable food systems in action.