Wednesday, October 21, 2015
12:00 - 1:00 pm
3431 Posvar Hall
University of Pittsburgh
(Brown bag event, cookies served)
The Ford Institute welcomes Aarya Nijat to speak with Prof. Jennifer Murtazashvili to students on the theme of their new co-authored paper, Women's Leadership Roles in Afghanistan, published by the US Institute of Peace.
Aarya Nijat is a policy analyst who has spent more than a decade in the development sector in Afghanistan and Pakistan. She previously served as the Director of Capacity and Institutional Development at the Government of Afghanistan's Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG).
November 6, 2015
3911 Posvar Hall
Please join us in honoring this year's winners of the Johnson Institute for Responsible Leadership Emerging Leader Award:
Andrew Butcher, CEO and Co-Founder of GTECH and
Julie Butcher Pezzino, Executive Director of Grow Pittsburgh.
With this award, we recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of individuals who, relatively early in their professional careers, have demonstrated exceptional leadership qualities and high promise of future contributions.
Andrew has shown impressive leadership as a social entrepreneur in the fields of sustainability, energy, public policy and community development. Julie has shown great leadership in urban gardening as a means of working to end food deserts and works to improve the environment, nutrition and the sense of community in the Pittsburgh area. Both have a strong commitment to helping to make our region a vibrant and welcoming place for a new generation of community-minded leaders.
To learn more about their work visit:
For more information contact Lydia McShane at 412-648-1336 or email@example.com.
Saturday, November 14, 2015
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
3911 Posvar Hall
Pitt Main Campus
Thinking about applying to GSPIA? Join us for an information session to learn more about the application process and to find the academic program that is right for you. GSPIA counselors will be available to answer your questions, introduce you to GSPIA’s degree offerings, and offer the inside scoop on what the admissions committee hopes to see in successful applicants. Financial aid and career options will be covered. This is an ideal session for anyone considering a PhD, Master of Public Administration, Master of Public and International Affairs, Master of International Development, or Master of Public Policy and Management.
If you would like to attend, please register here.
If you have any questions, please contact GSPIA at 412-648-7640 or firstname.lastname@example.org.