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International Development Policy Association (IDPA) serves as a platform for students interested in understanding and addressing issues within international development. We recognize the complexity of development challenges and believe in the value of approaching these with a rigorous, evidence-based approach.
Recognizing that Harris is a professional school, we aim to provide students practical exposure to and experience for a career in international development policy. IDPA is also committed to providing students with an opportunity to present and discuss their own experiences and research in international development.
Host events with leading practitioners and academics in international development in the form of lectures and workshops
Organize a student speaking series for students to present their own research or previous professional experience in international development
Engage with Harris alumni working in international development and facilitate networking opportunities