The IPPF is pleased to spotlight Shawn C. H. Leamon, a member of the IPPF Circle of Champions. IPPF Participation: 2005 IPPF Champion Greenhill School Dallas, Texas University: Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Philosophy, Dartmouth College; and Masters in Business Administration from IE Business School in Madrid, Spain Current Role: Mr. Leamon runs an online marketing firm for lawyers called LaGrande Marketing. He has been an entrepreneur since 2012 – starting several differ
The UNHCR (the UN Refugee Agency) this week published an article about the 2016-17 IPPF team from duPont Manual High School in Louisville, Kentucky, and its decision to donate its IPPF winnings to support the refugee cause. The article, "With Heads and Hearts, Five Kentucky Teens Rally for Refugees," discusses the students involvement in the IPPF and the fact that all five members of the team are first-generation Americans "with deep personal connections to global migration."
New York – A team of students from LEAF Academy of Bratislava, Slovakia, bested a field of high schools from around the globe Saturday, winning the 17th Annual Brewer Foundation/New York University International Public Policy Forum (IPPF) debate competition and a $10,000 grand prize. The final debate was held at The Harold Pratt House in New York City. The teams that competed at the IPPF Finals on Saturday, April 21, were the final “Elite Eight” teams to emerge from a field t
High school students from duPont Manual High School in Louisville, Kentucky, donated their $1,500 in winnings from the International Public Policy Forum (IPPF) debate competition to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). The students debated a topic relating to the refugee crisis as part of the 2016–17 IPPF competition and, through the research and advocacy process, became drawn to the idea of donating their contest proceeds in support of refugee protectio