Improving Livelihoods

With MPA Student Jessica Gifford
Carsey School MPA Student Jessica Gifford

"I hope that the Carsey School MPA program will provide me with greater skills to continue my career in social development and the public sector."

      ~(MPA) Student Jessica Gifford Quito, Ecuador


Position: Programming & Training Specialist in Community Health, Peace Corps, Ecuador
Education: BA Political Science and Latin American Studies '09
Why Carsey? I am dedicated to social development, especially in rural communities and am passionate about improving health conditions and livelihoods, as well as reducing environmental impact through conscious decisions and actions. I am looking forward to this MPA to provide me with greater skills to continue my career in social development and the public sector.