Christiane Magnido, MA

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Christiane Magnido has been running the SIT program in Cameroon since 2006. In this role, she designs the semester’s academic program, recruits experts for guest lectures, works with partner institutions, provides guidance and support to students, integrates field-based experience and classroom activities, and collaborates with staff to produce the most effective setting for each student’s educational journey. Prior to joining SIT, she was involved in many programs with microfinance institutions and worked for the U.S. Peace Corps as a cross-cultural, language and homestay coordinator. She is co-founder of the Center for Communal Building Skills, a nonprofit association working to promote education and knowledge for Cameroonian high school and university students. Her areas of interest include international development, cultural exchange and women’s issues.

Courses Taught

Research Methods and Ethics

Select Presentations

Magnido, C. (2020, April 21). Women’s Issues Around the World: While Abroad what happens? [Conference presentation]. Forum on Education Abroad, Virtual, United States. 

Research Interests

Intersection between exogenous and endogenous dynamics in local cultures
Changing dynamics in gender norms resulting from migration


Education

  • MA, Development and Peace Studies, Protestant University of Central Africa
  • MA, Business Administration, University of Dschang
  • BA, Management and Business Administration, University of Dschang
Christiane Magnido, MA

SIT Study Abroad

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