Category: EPIC Staff

New Opportunities

It is with mixed emotions that I write to inform our friends that EPIC’s Program Manager, Taif Jany, will be leaving us at the end of this month to join a progressive advocacy group here in Washington, DC. Taif came to us as an intern in 2013, and it was… Read more

New EPIC Summer 2014 Intern: Beginnings of the next chapter

My name is Mark Abman and I recently graduated from Occidental College. As a Diplomacy and world Affairs major I emphasized in Middle East politics and international security. Throughout the time I had the privilege to study in Jordan, work with international refugees in Denver, and work with the Permanent… Read more

New EPIC Summer Intern: Moving forward and working together

My name is Miriam Ellis and I am entering my second year in an International Development and Service master’s program. While my undergraduate career focused mostly on Eastern Africa, it was my internship opportunities that sparked my curiosity in international development, especially education. After graduating college with a global studies… Read more

Eleven Years Later: Sharing My Story for the First Time

On the evening of March 19, 2003, my family and I were gathered in our home in southern Baghdad watching a government spokesman on television announce that another war was approaching. Just after 9:30pm Baghdad time, we heard the first missiles fly over our rooftops and detonate nearby seconds later.… Read more