IDCE Students Profiles

Adrienne LaPierre (IDSC '2011)

Adrienne LaPierre (USA) earned her B.A. in international development from American University in 2005. She was fortunate enough to study abroad at the U.S. International University in Nairobi, Kenya. LaPierre is interested in entrepreneurs working as agents for social change, and using small business networks as a foundation for sustainable local economies. She has spent the past three years researching the topic of civil rights protection within marginalized populations through her work as a case manager for adults with developmental disabilities.