Mai Nguyen is a rising second-year graduate student in the Global Human Development program. She focuses on education and youth issues, with interests in M&E, innovation and private sector engagement. This summer, she worked from June 1st to August 11th with Gui2de (Georgetown University Initiative on Innovation, Development and Evaluation) in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Her internship involved conducting data collection and analysis to evaluate the impacts of Tanzania's recent nationwide reforms to improve learning outcomes at basic education level. Prior to Georgetown, Mai was with Room to Read in Vietnam, working in girls' education. She also managed international service-learning programs in Vietnam and India and served as a Princeton in Latin America Fellow at an indigenous university in Bolivia. Mai graduated from Vassar College with a B.A honors in Economics and International Studies.
Rainy days in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania are hard on roads that already suffer from potholes, says Mai Nguyen, graduate student in Global Human Development. She is interning with Gui2de (@georgetownuniversity Initiative on Innovation, Development and Evaluation), evaluating the impacts of Tanzania's recent nationwide reforms to improve learning outcomes at the basic education level. #SummerSFS