Spring 2014 in Review: GDE Meets with Ugandan Ambassador

Spring 2014 ASP student Nicole Noyes (Cedarville University) participated in the Global Development Enterprise track, working with two other team members on researching biofuels in Uganda.  As part of her internship with Values & Capitalism at the American Enterprise Institute, she met Ugandan ambassador Oliver Wonekha and set up a meeting with her for the GDEContinue reading “Spring 2014 in Review: GDE Meets with Ugandan Ambassador”

Spring 2014 in Review: Academics

What were ASP students up to last semester before we launched the blog? Here’s a brief overview of the Spring 2014 semester!

Staff Spotlight: Gerry Hartis

  Gerry Hartis Director of Business & Leadership Studies Gerry spent his early career in the wilderness, literally.  His company provided outdoor experiential leadership education to schools and corporations.  Since 1991, Gerry and his wife Joanna have lived in the Washington metro area where he originally served as the Executive Director of a management consultingContinue reading “Staff Spotlight: Gerry Hartis”

Guest Post: “Top 5 Questions I’ve Gotten Since My Return from DC” by Stephanie Grossoehme

For ASP students, life in DC is life-changing.  They navigate a city, take on adult responsibilities, grow professionally through their internships, mentorships, and track work, and ultimately discover a lot about themselves.  Adjusting to life after ASP is often harder than one might expect.  How do you answer the dreaded “So, how was it?” question? HowContinue reading “Guest Post: “Top 5 Questions I’ve Gotten Since My Return from DC” by Stephanie Grossoehme”

Fall 2013 in Review: Global Development Enterprise

Last semester, GDE worked with World Vision to develop a strategy to market a training manual for very poor farmers.  This was a follow-up to a USAID-funded project in which Spring 2012 GDE students developed the manual on helping these farmers work together to bring their product to global markets. GDE students Brett Woods (MissouriContinue reading “Fall 2013 in Review: Global Development Enterprise”