HHH's Sarode awarded McKnight Fellowship for Salzburg Global Seminar

Congratulations to MDP alum; Learning and Evaluation Manager for the Future Services Institute at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs; and Doctoral Student, Evaluation Studies, College of Education and Human Development University of Minnesota Ms. Trupti Sarode on being awarded a Salzburg Global Seminar McKnight Foundation Fellowship Program to attend the Healthy Children, Healthy Weight session in 2018.

Trupti brings her expertise in program evaluation to the Future Services Institute. As a Master of Development Practice graduate from the Humphrey School of Public affairs, she focused on early childhood development, global health, and human development. Some of her work was with the Sustainable Healthy Cities, Sustainability Research Network funded by the National Science Foundation, Neighborhood House, Global Volunteers in St. Paul, and the Southside Community Health Services, Inc. Her experiences with large foundations such as the MasterCard Foundation (for its projects in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania) and the Sawiris Foundation for Social Development (Egypt) provided her an international perspective to her work.   Originally, from India, Trupti completed her undergraduate degree in dentistry from Mumbai, India.

Salzburg Global Seminar (SGS) McKnight Foundation Fellowship Program

The International Fellows and Scholars Program office is proud to administer a university-wide program that awards fellowships to outstanding residential mid-career professionals to attend a session at the Salzburg Global Seminar through a grant from the McKnight Foundation.

The Salzburg Global Seminar convenes imaginative thinkers from different cultures and institutions, organizes problem-focused initiatives, supports leadership development and engages opinion-makers through active communication networks, all in partnership with leading institutions from around the world and across different sectors of society. Sessions average about five-days supporting the mission of the Seminar to challenge present and future leaders to solve issues of global concerns. Beginning in 1947, the Salzburg Global Seminar has convened more than 25,000 fellows representing more than 160 countries.

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