Columbia University, MPA in Development Practice
Stephanie Ullrich went to the University of California, Berkeley where she studied Peace and Conflict Studies and Global Poverty and Practice. After graduating, she joined the United Nations Development Programme-Global Environment Finance unit (UNDP-GEF) as a John Gardner Public Service Fellow and consultant. Over the last three years Stephanie has worked with UNDP-GEF on evaluations and results-based management, supporting energy, environment, and poverty reduction projects in over 75 developing countries. Stephanie has also worked in India on a water resource management project with the Tata Group; in Uganda conducting public health assessments and education sessions; and in Ghana on an electronic-waste management research project. She has also studied in Guatemala and Spain, and speaks Spanish and French. In her free time she enjoys yoga, hiking, and experimenting with Thai cooking. Stephanie is very excited to be selected as a 2016 Payne Fellow and to become a USAID Foreign Service Officer.