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Gaëlle Perrin

Gaëlle is a fourth year student at McGill University, studying International Development with a double minor in Economics and Environment. Originally from France, she loves traveling, learning about other cultures and ways of perceiving our environment. She is also passionate about sharing her own culture and language, and partly achieves that by teaching French to immigrants in Montreal. En dernière année de baccala
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Jocelyn Wolfe

  Jocelyn recently graduated from the University of Western Ontario (UWO) with a B.A. Honours, with a specialization in International Relations. Jocelyn thoroughly enjoyed her undergraduate degree at UWO and looks forward to continuing her education both inside and outside of the classroom. Jocelyn’s academic interests include everything from politics and religion to climate change and all things development rel
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Sophie Roher

Sophie Roher   Sophie Roher is a fourth year student in the Arts & Science Program at McMaster University. She completed the Foundation Year Program at the University of King’s College in Halifax and pursued her love of French at universities in both Lyon, France and Trois Rivières, Quebec. Sophie is co-chair of World University Services of Canada (WUSC)’s local committee at McMaster, which sponsors two refu
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Emma Fieldhouse

Emma is the first recipient of an Emerging Leaders Fellowship grant from the Winnipeg Foundation. In that capacity she is working on a project with the Child Nutrition Council of Manitoba to mobilize under-utilized community assets to support school nutrition programs in Winnipeg through creating sustainable school-community partnerships. Emma graduated from the University of Winnipeg/Menno Simons College with a doub
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Ganeya Gajaram

Ganeya Gajaram Ganeya decided to pursue International Development Studies after a life changing trip to Senegal where she realized that her life would be devoted to social change, namely in women’s rights, access to education, and environmental sustainability. On the side, she loves to blog about the random hoo-haa‘s of her day, spearheading numerous clubs on campus, and teaching yoga and meditation. She
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Samantha Kompa

Samantha Kompa As a recent graduate from IDS at the University of Guelph I am taking a year off before pursuing a law degree. I am most interested in conflict and conflict resolution in African states and was lucky enough to spend sometime in East Africa this summer, which I miss dearly! I am very excited to have the opportunity to read such excellent work by undergrads in the field of IDS!
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Amy Bronson

Amy Bronson has volunteered for the Undercurrent since pursuing her undergraduate degree at the University of Guelph, where she studied International Development (emphasis in Economics), and during a CIDA youth internship in Malawi, Africa for 8 months. Currently, she is an intern at the Clinton Global Initiative in New York City, and a musician at www.amybronson.com. She is especially excited to continue  about Unde
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Candice Viveiros

Candice Viveiros Candice is in her third year of International Development Studies at the University of Guelph, with a specialization in Latin American Studies. She is currently obsessed with all things Guatemalan as she prepares for her semester abroad in Antigua, Guatemala this winter. When she doesn’t have her nose in a book, Candice is usually busy baking elaborate cakes and confections for her friends and family
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Clarke Foster

Clarke is currently working at a water sanitation and hygiene NGO based in Calgary, the Centre for Affordable Water and Sanitation Technology, as well as overseeing the 10-year anniversary expansion of the Undercurrent. Clarke graduated from Dalhousie University in 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts Combined Honours in International Development Studies and Political Science. His senior thesis was titled “Making ̵
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Sophie Roher

Sophie Roher   Sophie Roher is a second year student in the Arts & Science Program at McMaster University. She completed the Foundation Year Program at the University of King’s College in Halifax and pursued her love of French at universities in both Lyon, France and Trois Rivières, Quebec. Sophie is the co-chair of World University Services of Canada (WUSC)’s local committee at McMaster. WUSC’s McMaster com
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