The Clinton School of Public Services at the University of Arkansas, US and The Gammadda Movement in Sri Lanka, completed a project based research program in two separate disciplines as part of the International Public Services Project Initiative.
Two students from the Clinton School of Public Service were selected for the 2021 study program.
Rodrigo E. Santos Legaspi, is a graduate of the University of Texas at El Paso and Master of Public Service Candidate at the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service, and was a Latino Outreach Intern at Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign headquarters in Brooklyn. Most recently, he was the Operations and Human Resources Intern for the Biden for President campaign. His topic of study was based on Elevating Education during the next decade in Sri Lanka.
Layne Coleman, the other student is dedicated to battling stigmas against women’s health and is trained to analyze current issues through multiple disciplines such as history, political science, anthropology, and research methods. Her project topic is Uplifting the livelihoods of women combatting period poverty.
IN 2020, Blake Farris became the first student from the Clinton School to work with Gammadda as part of the schools International Public Service Initiative.
The Clinton School is the first university in the US to offer Graduate Programs in Public Service and was founded to commemorate President Bill Clinton, who began his public service in Little Rock, Arkansas. The Gammadda Movement has been recognized by some of the world’s most prestigious seats of learning and global organizations.