IDCE Students Profiles

Nafisa Mohammadi (CDP/MBA '2013)
IDCE Fellow

Nafisa Mohammadi (Afghanistan) graduated from College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor, Maine in 2010 with a degree in Human Ecology with focus in Business Management & Marketing. During her undergraduate studies, she conducted research on handicrafts market in Afghanistan and the United States to explore the potential to develop small businesses for Afghan women. As a result of this research project, she wrote a business plan proposing a business model to support Afghan women in the handicrafts (embroidery) market. In the Spring 2010, she was granted the first Sustainable Innovation Award at College of the Atlantic and Kathryn Davis Projects for Peace Prize. Her interests lie in the areas of small business development, economic development, marketing/outreach, and participatory community planning.