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Sophia Dawkins, The Fletcher School, MALD 11

Sophia L. R. Dawkins


Conflict Dynamics International, Program Officer, Governance and Peacebuilding, South Sudan

Dawkins splits her time between South Sudan, Kenya and the cooler climates of Boston and Britain, working for Conflict Dynamics International. As a program officer in peacebuilding for the well-known nonprofit organization, she finds herself at the cutting edge of policy making and helping nations like South Sudan transition out of conflict. Read more

Our Alumni

Vanessa Corlazzoli

MALD 2011
Design, Monitoring & Evaluation Manager; Search for Common Ground; Washington, DC

At Search for Common Ground, Vanessa Corlazzoli provides critical support to peace-building and conflict resolution programs in more than 25 countries around the world. Before this appointment, Vanessa, who is originally from Uruguay and Canada, studied Human Security and Humanitarian Studies at The Fletcher School. Read more about Vanessa's experience at Fletcher.

Our Alumni

Patrick Meier

PhD 12

Director of Social Innovation at the Qatar Foundation Computing Research Institute (QCRI)

Patrick Meier is an internationally recognized leader on the application of new technologies for crisis early warning, humanitarian response, human rights and civil resistance. In 2010, while attending Fletcher, Meier launched a crisis map to pinpoint the locations of those in need of services after the devastating earthquake in Haiti and to point to available resources. With the help of more than 100 Fletcher students, Tufts undergrads and other volunteers, he created what FEMA called, 'the most comprehensive and up-to-date map available to the humanitarian community.' Read more about the project.