Ashkan Azmak, a master’s student in the International Affairs and Global Enterprise (MIAGE) program leads the design of a “marketplace plan” to improve dignity and connection to the outside world for Za’atari Camp refugees in Jordan, particularly women. “The idea is to engage and empower the minority at refugee camps,” Ashkan said. An entry in the International Development in Action (IDeA) Public Administration Competition, the proposal could earn review for implementation by the United Nations.
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