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Career Conversation with Katie Murphy
The Jackson Institute Office of Career Development will host a career conversation with Katie Murphy who is the Senior Technical Advisor for Early Childhood Development at the International Rescue Committee and has over fifteen years experience working in the field of early childhood development, education and sustainable development. Katie began her career as a Peace Corps Volunteer in El Salvador, where she lived in a rural community for 2 years teaching and developing health education and income generation projects. She began working with the IRC in 2005 as the education manager in Chad, supporting Darfurian refugees to build and improve educational and recreational programs for children and youth. Katie served as the Deputy Director of the Global Master’s in Development Practice Secretariat at the Earth Institute at Columbia University and returned to work at the IRC in 2015, and served as the technical lead for the design of the Ahlan Simsim program, which received the inaugural 100&Change award from the MacArthur Foundation. Currently a PhD candidate at the University of Pennsylvania, Katie has conducted research in early childhood development in Central America, Ecuador, India, Lebanon, Kenya, Mexico and Thailand. Event is only for Yale Students.