Lucia Rodriguez

Director, Global MDP Secretariat

Lucia Rodriguez

Lucia Rodriguez serves as the Director of the Global MDP Secretariat. For the past 20 years Dr. Lucia Rodriguez has been involved in the field of education. For six years, she worked at Teachers College, Columbia University and held various positions in the Department of Bilingual/Bicultural Education. She also has experience working with nonprofit organizations including the United Nations Association of the USA (UNA-USA), where she worked for nine years and served as Vice President of Education. A native of Cuba, Dr. Rodriguez completed her undergraduate work at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and received her Doctorate in Education from Teachers College, Columbia University.



March 7, 2019

Rwanda’s Contested Model: Economic Rents, Development and Stability

June 12, 2018

IFAD Award Winners, MDP Students and Many More From Around the World at ICSD 2017

October 11, 2017 | 2 Comments

Best IFAD Practicum Report Winners

September 20, 2017 | 7 Comments

Submit an IFAD-MDP Research Proposal

January 31, 2017

Review the available IFAD-MDP Research Proposals

January 31, 2017 | 1 Comment

Nigerian Embassy in Senegal Welcomes University of Ibadan Research Team

July 6, 2016 | 1 Comment

Students are Catalysts for International Development

June 16, 2016

MDP students Share Their Research and Vision at the Model Arctic Conference

April 4, 2016 | 1 Comment

TED Talk on the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda

March 21, 2016