2015-2016 Manatt Fellowship Awardees

July 22, 2015

We are pleased to announce that the 2015-2016 Manatt Fellowship has been awarded to two M.A. students in the Elliott School, both of whom have demonstrated longstanding commitment to global gender issues and gender equality through their academic record, internships, and research.

Kate Kijinski: Ms. Kijinski is an M.A. candidate in the International Affairs Program with concentrations in Global Gender Policy and International Security Studies.

Nanda Ruiz: Ms. Ruiz is an M.A. candidate in the International Development Studies Program with a concentration in Gender and Development.


The Michele Manatt Endowed Fellowship is available for second year Elliott School graduate students. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to gender-based challenges and opportunities in developing countries through coursework, research, internships, and career aspirations. This award amount varies from year-to-year.