Follow Ashley's "day in the life" as she live-tweeted about living in Bushwick, taking Operations & Policy class, interning at HUD, doing Capstone in Tanzania, joining student organizations, and exploring social innovation.
With $18, Aissata and her sister founded the There is No Limit Foundation, which empowers the poorest communities to reach their potential by eradicating social barriers and creating economic opportunities.
Follow Michael's "day in the life" as he live-tweeted about working full-time for the NYC Public Advocate, living in Brooklyn, studying management and urban planning, and making connections between work and school.
After graduating from NYU Wagner, Harold returned to his native Washington, D.C. eventually becoming the lead of the Small Business Resource Center, a government agency aimed at encouraging small business growth through demystifying regulations and trainer-to-trainer advising.
After attending NYU Wagner, Sean became Co-Director of the Building Movement Project, which advances the potential for nonprofit organizations to have an impact in building movements for progressive social change.
Follow María's "day in the life" as she live-tweeted about being an international student, living in NYC on a budget, studying #opengov and public innovation, taking core classes, using NYU resources, and finding a roommate.
"I think coming to New York City for graduate school was important because of the complicated nature of problems that exist here—I wanted to know what they were and be learned in the art of addressing those problems."
Because of the military, Alexander Marte (MUP 2017) got a second chance at an education. He hopes to work as an urban planning strategist, coming up with plans to revitalize economically depressed neighborhoods.
Follow Bernard's "day in the life" as he live-tweeted about working full-time in healthcare, studying health policy and management, being an Army veteran, immersing in the NYU Wagner community, and appreciating NYC's beauty.
Follow Takiema's "day in the life" as she live-tweeted about expanding her leadership and management skills in the Executive program, attending the Global Summit on Childhood in Costa Rica, working to increase access and equity in education, and juggling school/work/family.
"During these two years, I got exposed to the many different things you can do in public service. Before, I was worried that I was going to come into this field and not have enough career options, and now I feel I have too many."