Marie is an AMID (Advanced Masters in International Development) trainee, who works with the CINOP Global team 4 days a week and takes master’s classes at Radboud University on Fridays. She is passionate about the power and role that education can play in triggering positive change, especially in developing countries. At CINOP, she will work primarily on projects in the French-speaking Africa region. During her AMID year, she will be figuring out which area within education she hopes to specialize in as a Junior Advisor. By participating in the AMID program, she hopes to be able to bridge the gap between academia and practice.