Monica Chahary, 2011 Task Force Alum was awarded OAS Scholarship for Graduate Studies for the 2014-2015 academic period carried out by the Department of Human Development, Education and Culture of the Organization of American States by the Organization of American States (OAS). Chahary applied for the award to complete her her degree in Master in Business Administration. She was awarded $30,000 a year for 2 years as a full-time student.
Chahary’s area of focus, chosen from among various OAS initiatives, is “Sustainable Development and the Environment.” Canada is at the forefront for a variety of policies and issues concerning the Arctic region, even more so now as they enter their second term of chairmanship of the Arctic Council (2013-2015). She hopes to learn more about what Canada is doing to promote sustainable development in the region, with regards to growing social, economic, and environmental challenges.
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Task Force is the capstone course for the International Studies major. The Winter 2011 Canada Task Force was entitled, “Melting Boundaries: Rethinking Arctic Governance.”