“The bars in my apartment’s windows showed how unsafe my neighborhood used to be,” says Esha Chhabra, MPA I in the Woodrow Wilson School. At the time, Chhabra lived in Patna, the capital of the Indian state Bihar, once known as the “kidnapping capital of India.”
Prior to attending Princeton, Chhabra worked as a country economist for the International Growth Centre’s (IGC) India-Bihar Programme, identifying areas for research that could aid...
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Princeton University’s ivy-covered buildings and sprawling campus contrast starkly with Emina Kobiljar’s native Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). At age five, Kobiljar, an MPA I in the Woodrow Wilson School, and her family fled the country when the Bosnian War broke out.
They escaped a few days before the Siege of Sarajevo, an unrelenting military attack on the city that lasted nearly four years. They made their way as refugees nearly 850 miles to...
The summer between an MPA’s two-year life at the Woodrow Wilson School is as unique and impacting as the passion to public service that have brought them back to school. To give you a glimpse into the lives of a few of our students, we asked five volunteers to share the summer internship experience and the impact they had on the organizations and areas in which they lived.
JARED DUVAL - domestic policy
Location: This summer I was the Creative...