Claudia Valencia-Uribe has been accepted for the Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management’s 2023 Equity & Inclusion Fellowship, which was created in 2016 to encourage participation in association activities by underrepresented students. Valencia-Uribe is about halfway through her five-year quest to receive her urban planning and public policy doctorate. The APPAM fellowship folds in with her research into how certain people can experience lingering effects long after severe climate conditions such as drought are declared over. Receiving the fellowship “acknowledges that there is a lot we can learn from communities like mine that for far too long have been left out of the conversation,” Valencia-Uribe says.
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