Universities Blog

From the Intern Desk: Meet Indira in London

Just over five months ago, Indira Bose, a former student at the London School of Economics, began her internship with WFP in our London office.  This was no standard internship and she was inspired to see the power of her ideas at work raising awareness about hunger.  Here’s her reflection on all that she learned about how to bring people together to solve hunger – and how she’ll take these lessons with her as she becomes a humanitarian.

Post date: 12/04/2012 - 10:21

Join Caroline In Making A Difference on Hunger With Social Media This Month

Meet Caroline, our online intern this month. She’s a law student at the University of Liverpool in the U.K. training to be a lawyer who can really make a difference in the lives of the people she meets. Here’s how she hopes to raise awareness about hunger online and in her community – and how you can help.

Post date: 11/19/2012 - 10:14

From The Science Lab to the Global Stage: One Japanese-American Student’s Journey to Solve Hunger

 This is Daisuke. A chemistry student at Yale University in the United States, he was passionate about solving hunger but didn’t know how studies would help him learn how to make a difference. This past summer, he stepped outside of “the insular world of the chemistry lab” to intern at the WFP office in Tokyo.  There, he learned about an essay contest for college students hosted by the International Monetary Fund.

Post date: 11/12/2012 - 10:05

How You Can Take Strides Against Hunger

All around the world people are coming up with clever ways to fight hunger, in their own lives and for others. For Thomas Debandt, that meant walking 1,000 kilometers from Switzerland to Rome, Italy.

Post date: 10/19/2012 - 10:43