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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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. He is also a board member of the Alberta Council for Global Cooperation. Clarke graduated from Dalhousie University in 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts Combined Honours in International Development Studies and Political Science. […]
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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 […]
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Mats Trung

Mats Trung is a professional translator with previous experiences at the Government of Canada in Ottawa and at a translation agency in Toulouse, France. He has taken on recently the position of translator at BBH, a mining company with exploration projects in northern Quebec. Born in Montreal and grew up in Europe, he now shares his time between Germany, Sweden and Canada.
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Léa Tremblay

Léa loves dance and walking outside (no matter how cold it is!). She thinks the social and political sciences are intrinsically linked to the arts because at their core the performing arts are about life and the world we all share. She has a passion for food and loves cooking, working in restaurants and having […]
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Anna Vanderkooy

Anna is from the lovely city of Guelph, Ontario. Working towards the completion of her fourth year in Environmental Studies, she is looking forward to spending much of this year in Senegal doing research on food and land access for her undergraduate thesis.
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