As a social demographer, Estela Rivero, a research associate within NDIGD’s Evidence and Learning Division, specializes in the formulation and implementation of research studies aimed at improving social interventions and programs.
University of Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., and some 100 guests from across the University and the greater South Bend area convened in Jenkins Nanovic Halls on June 21 to welcome the 2018 Mandela Washington Fellows to campus.
The University of Notre Dame will welcome 14 new business and social entrepreneurs from across Latin America and the Caribbean for the 2018 Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program.
“This award encourages me to continue working with disadvantaged people in developing countries, especially in rural areas, to improve their lives,” said Lila Kumar Khatiwada, a monitoring and evaluation specialist at the University of Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development.
An article, co-authored by a researcher at the Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development, titled “Identifying Mental Health Problems and Idioms of Distress Among Older Adult Internally Displaced Persons in Georgia,” has been published in Social Science & Medicine.
On April 24, 2017, the Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development (NDIGD) gathered its partners from the private, government, and non-profit sectors for the 2017 Notre Dame Global Pathways Forum at the historic Willard InterContinental hotel in Washington, D.C.