Class 8 (2009-2011)

Chad Shipmaker, Canada

Duke University – Master in International Development Policy

Chad attended the University of Victoria, Canada, where he earned a double major in Political Science and History. He has served in Africa as a JPO with the African Commission for Human Rights (ACHPR) and worked with the United Nations as the Special Assistant to the Resident Coordinator for the UN System in The Gambia. More recently, Chad has worked in Canada, overseeing a CIDA International Youth Internship Program at Okanagan College, as well as working as a financial planner in the private sector. After his studies at Duke, Chad would like to work with an organization pursuing innovative models of international development assistance.