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Leaner Research for Social Businesses by Maya and Benji

by tuftsigl
Leaner Research for Social Businesses by Maya and Benji Jun 25

Maya Ranganath and Benji Moncivaiz are two students in between their first and second year at the Fletcher School. This summer, they are based in Ecuador interning for the international jewellery business The Faire Collection. 

The Faire Collection hopes to improve the overall economic well-being of its artisan partners in Ecuador and Vietnam by selling artisan-made jewellery. Since their beginnings five years ago, they have been carrying out an annual survey with artisans to track various economic indicators, general perceptions of life-satisfaction, and opinions of Faire’s social programs such as scholarships and training programs. 

Jun 19

Public Affairs Intern, U.S. Mission to the EU by Allison Aaronson

by tuftsigl

I started my internship on May 27, I cannot believe I have been working here for almost four weeks!   The first two weeks were rather difficult because I felt like I didn’t have enough to do at my internship and was feeling purposeless.  At the same time, I was constantly confused because the State Department, the EU, and Brussels in

Jun 10

Hospitality in Morocco by Ariel Barbieri-Aghib

by tuftsigl

As we were winding through the blue streets of Chefchaouen, I thought back to all of the people we interviewed; the different interesting facts we learned and the overall experience. For me, the most fulfilling part was experiencing the intersection of Moroccan hospitality coupled with the interesting interviews we had.

Jun 10

Human Rights Foundation in NYC by Caitlin Thompson

by tuftsigl

I write my first blog post after my first days at both internships. For the first month of the summer, I will be working both at the Institute of Modern Russia (IMR) and the Human Rights Foundation (HRF), splitting my time equally between the two.

Jun 03

Marrakech and Fes by Obaid Farooqui

by tuftsigl

My introduction to Morocco has been somewhat of a blast into the past. Walking through Jama-al-Fna and the souks surrounding it in Marrakech felt like I was walking not just through a place that was foreign to me, but a time that was foreign as well.

May 29

Oslo Freedom Forum and Nemtsov by Jack Margolin

by tuftsigl

When I visited Moscow, the weather was relatively clear, leading tourists to flock to Red Square. An usually large number gathered not on the square itself, but along Bolshoy Moskovorestky Bridge, overlooking the walls of the Kremlin.