Hello! My name is Sarah Cohen and I am a Global Information Social Enterprise Studies major from Stevenson College. I have been working with GIIP throughout my undergraduate career on a variety of initiatives regarding environmental education as well as sustainable development. Through GIIP, I was fortunate to have the opportunity to intern with the…Read more →
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Hello! My name is Beth Henneberg and I am studying Language Studies with an emphasis in Spanish and a GISES minor. I spent the past 3 years in GIIP learning, preparing and implementing a project targeting rural development in Tanzania. I just returned this summer and had an extraordinary experience. For two months I worked…Read more →
Hello, my name is Jessica Yazmin Herrera and I am a UCSC graduate who participated in GIIP for 4 years. My last 2 years were the I was most active in education. I co-coordinated a summer institute, build upon the partnerships we created in Watsonville, and created an initiative within GIIP called PUEDE. The initiative…Read more →
International Outreach Coordinator · Oct 2011 to present· San Francisco, California
Blogging and monitoring emerging trends and developments in international freedom of expression, privacy, digital consumer rights and innovation, web page content management, home support for the international team, and Internet activism development.
Electronic Frontier Foundation
Coordinated GIIP and got a AGBU International Scholarship for UK Based Study and is currently studying MSc Migration Studies Candidate at University of Oxford.…Read more →
Aspiring midwife starting UCSF’s Master’s Nurse Midwifery/ Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner program in 2012. Completed a B.A. in Sociology with a research focus in maternal health and reproductive justice.
Building ICT Capacity in Reproductive Health Organizations in Ethiopia
Rhys Thom served as the project director for Delta Info Initiative, a rural information technology project in Nigeria’s Niger Delta. He earlier interned at the Office of the Ombudsman of Namibia working on human rights and environmental projects. He is currently employed at the World Resources Institute (WRI). As the Program and Communications Coordinator for…Read more →
MaryJane Skjellerup has built upon her GIIP digital video project, Community and Technology Leadership Program and revived the Center for Multicultural Cooperation. Their work empowers Hmong and Latino youth in Fresno by teaching digital media skills to create intergenerational, multicultural documentaries.
Graduation Year: 2003…
Esther Rojas-Garcia’s first GIIP internship was with United Farm Workers in Watsonville. After facilitating a technology training workshop for International Health Programs Latin America, she interned with the World Bank on a micro-credit project and is now working in the Conflict Prevention and Reconstruction Unit.…Read more →
Scott Reed worked with staff of the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) in Northern Nigeria to train them in modernizing their website, office networking, managing excel databases and content management systems so that CITAD is able to repeat the trainings with the numerous other civil society organizations they serve. He is now the…Read more →