Alumni from involved in the Center for International Development have gone on to pursue their callings in many areas — from ministry and teaching to business and more. Find out what some of our alumni have been doing since graduating from PLNU.
I am currently a partner at TheFamily, a venture capital fund based in Paris, France. My personal goal since graduating has been to drive inclusive societal change through entrepreneurship.Read More
I had big goals walking into the Center for International Development freshmen year. The guidance and education I received challenged me to focus on what I truly had a passion for and then provided me a means to reach those goals and do the work God has called me to.
The CID primarily helped me build relationships with professionals in the field, most of them people very willing to guide a passionate yet naive student toward some practical first steps.Read More
"Robert Gailey and the Center for International Development captured my imagination with the idea that I could combine all my God-given passions and interests through the world of international community development."Read More
The CID offered me the support and resources I needed to make valuable connections during and after my time at PLNU. In particular, with the guidance and wisdom of Rob Gailey and the CID, I was able to found and direct a youth leadership camp in Uganda in partnership with existing non-profits.Read More
The CID has grown my passion for people of low income, and different cultures and ethnicities. Most importantly, it strategically helped me plan next steps and possible paths that are in line with my strengths and values, as well as connect me with professionals in the food security field.Read More
After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in International Development from PLNU in 2013, I moved abroad to Sydney, Australia for nine months through a work experience program with Alliance Abroad Group.Read More
Since I graduated, I have been working in Mexico City. The experiences and opportunities I received from the CID gave me the necessary knowledge, skills, and network I needed to be in the position I am currently.Read More
In 2007, while pursuing an MBA in strategic management and NDC’s Economic Development Finance Professional Program, I worked as a community loan officer at CDC Small Business Finance, a job connection provided through Dr. Gailey’s internship requirement.Read More
After graduating, I moved back home to Luxembourg and interned for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Department of International Cooperation and Humanitarian Action in Luxembourg City.Read More
I graduated and immediately went back to the Dominican Republic, where I had interned with Hope International, a Christian microfinance organization, the summer prior.Read More
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