A graduate of Fordham’s International Political Economy and Development (IPED) Program has been named to a federal initiative that provides assistance to global emerging markets.

Julie Cerqueria, IPED ’09, will be traveling to Indonesia in September as part of the Emerging Markets Development Advisers Program (EMDAP). The program is operated by the United States Agency for International Development in cooperation with the Institute for International Education.

EMDAP advisers are selected on the basis of merit through an open, national competition that seeks to identify top graduates from the best MBA and MBA-related programs.

In other IPED news, Xiaoyi Fan, IPED ’10, and Holomo Kourouna, IPED ’10, passed on their first tries the first level of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) examination.

The New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA) sponsored Kourouna’s preparation for the CFA exam with a scholarship.