BRIEF

Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program Alumni

March 15, 2017

JJWGSP Alumni

" 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

JJWBGSP Candidate

  • Augustus Cadette

    Augustus Cadette

    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.
  • Roberto Vasconcellos

    Roberto Prado De Vasconcellos

    LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS ( 2005 ), UNITED KINGDOM
    For Roberto, leaving Brazil to study abroad afforded him a new and dynamic understanding of the legal system through a global lens.
  • Cybele Alvaro Maria

    Cybele Diaz-Wionczek

    COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY (2005), USA
    Cybele’s commitment to complete her study abroad courses to benefit existing and future leaders of Mexico outweighed the many challenges she faced moving to the U.S.
  • Iqbal Hamad

    Iqbal Hamad

    INSTITUTE FOR HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT STUDIES, 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.
  • Ali Khan

    Ali Khan

    ASIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (1997), THAILAND
    In Pakistan, Ali’s work in technology transfer agreements help to positively contribute to the country’s GDP. Developmental projects like these provide social and economic optimism.
  • Carmen Lazo

    Carmen Lazo

    HARVARD UNIVERSITY (2005), USA
    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.
  • Marcio Marcelino

    Marcio Marcelino

    ERASMUS UNIVERSITY ROTTERDAM (2017), THE NETHERLANDS
    In Brazil, the quality of life for many is crippled by poor, public transportation systems. As an architect and urban planner, Marcio integrates creative solutions with practical design processes to help solve mobility issues and enhance the country’s development.
  • Shaheen Ashraf Shah

    Dr. Shaheen Ashraf Shah

    UNIVERSITY OF STRATHCLYDE (2005 ), UNITED KINGDOM
    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.
  • Veronica Rasolofomanana

    Veronica Rasolofomanana

    WILLIAMS COLLEGE (2017), USA
    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.