Meet our vibrant alumni community

The Graduate Institute alumni community is made up of over 19,200 members who work in numerous activity sectors in over 100 countries.



Our alumni community is spread throughout the world, these international chapters being thus one of the greatest benefits of a degree from the Graduate Institute. Our alumni community assists our students in building strong personal and professional networks, creating global employment options.




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Eirik Lindebjerg holds a Master of Development Studies from the Graduate Institute (2014) and is currently Global Plastics Policy Manager at the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). 

In this interview, Mr Lindebjerg discusses his role at the WWF, how his studies at the Institute helped prepare him for working in an international organisation and gives advice to students looking to work in the environmental sector.


Riddhi Pandey is the 2018-2019 recipient of the Graduate Institute’s Alumni Community Scholarship

Originally from Lucknow, India, she is currently working toward her Master in Anthropology and Sociology. “I am interested in working at the intersections of welfare, rights and social movements with the rural and indigenous communities in India."

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