" I encourage prospective women [applicants] from all around the world especially developing countries to never give up your dreams and goals of higher studies you want to achieve. "
Dr. Shaheen Ashraf Shah
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO (2010), USA
Fascinated with the opportunity to study public policy to meet the unique needs of Saint Lucia, Augustus’s U.S experience afforded him the rare opportunity to ascend his professional career and contribute to his country’s social reform.
ERASMUS UNIVERSITY ROTTERDAM (2015), THE NETHERLANDS
In Jordan, climate change scenarios could result in reduced agricultural productivity and water availability placing more pressure on its natural resources.
Iqbal's research in urban development will help shape the lives of future generations.
Growing up in El Salvador during a civil war framed the reality of Carmen's world. These tensions led her to study
development economics, a journey in which she embraces responsibility and leadership in an effort to promote prosperity and peace for her community.
ERASMUS UNIVERSITY ROTTERDAM (2017), THE NETHERLANDS
In Brazil, the quality of life for many is crippled by poor, public transportation systems. As an artist and urban planner, Marcio integrates creative solutions with practical design processes to help solve mobility issues and enhance the country’s development.
Dr. Shah's unwavering commitment to water reform programs and gender equality in Pakistan has introduced
the need for more inclusive conversations with often forgotten marginalized groups such as the rural poor and women.
In Madagascar, Veronica was living in an impoverished region with her husband and children frustrated by the existing social and financial conditions.
As these issues continued to manifest, she decided to invest in the development of sustainable and economic opportunities for her
country with the invaluable support of her family.