IFP Report 5

Leveraging Higher Education to Promote Social Justice: Evidence from the IFP Alumni Tracking Study

Released in March 2019, Leveraging Higher Education to Promote Social Justice: Evidence from the IFP Alumni Tracking Study, demonstrates how higher education is crucial to enabling leaders from disadvantaged communities around the world to confront social injustices and support their communities.


Transformational Leaders and Social Change: IFP Impacts in Africa and the Middle East

Released in September 2018, Transformational Leaders and Social Change provides important insights into the personal, organizational, community, and societal impacts of IFP alumni in Kenya, Nigeria, Palestine, and South Africa, drawing from the perspectives of 361 IFP alumni and local stakeholders.


Cover: Leaders, Contexts, and Complexities:  IFP Impacts in Latin America

Leaders, Contexts, and Complexities: IFP Impacts in Latin America

Released in November 2017, Leaders, Contexts, and Complexities provides an in-depth look at the lives and careers of IFP alumni in three Latin American countries: Brazil, Guatemala, and Mexico. Drawing on interviews and focus groups with 268 alumni and other stakeholders, the fieldwork paints a complex picture that highlights the opportunities of the IFP experience against the challenges posed by local social and political realities.


IFP Second Report

Social Justice Leaders in Action: IFP Impacts in Asia

Released in March 2017, Social Justice Leaders in Action shares the results of IIE’s qualitative fieldwork in India, Indonesia, and the Philippines. Drawing upon focus groups and interviews with 274 IFP alumni and community stakeholders, this qualitative research highlights the stories behind the numbers shared in the study’s first report. Findings from this report provide insights not only about how life-altering IFP was at an individual level, but how that transformative power extends through alumni to their  organizations, communities, and societies.

Social Justice and Sustainable Change: The Impacts of Higher Education

Released in April 2016, Social Justice and Sustainable Change yields the first results from our 10-year impact study. Based on survey responses from 1,861 IFP alumni, the report shows that funding the post-graduate academic pursuits of emerging social justice leaders from marginalized groups leads to significant, measurable benefits for communities and organizations in their countries and throughout the world.

Issue Briefs

The IFP Alumni Tracking Study Issue Brief Series explores thematic issues related to IFP and its alumni, including social justice, leadership, community development, equity in education, and economic development. The series is meant to examine IFP through various research and analytical lenses and provide scholars, practitioners, and the IFP community with points of discussion and debate.


Between Two Worlds Podcast

Between Two Worlds: A Podcast Series 

Released over the course of 2021, Between Two Worlds  is a multi-episode podcast series that explores the lives of IFP alumni who have chosen to live  outside of their country of origin, assessing the links these alumni maintain with their home countries, and the social justice impact they continue to have.

Other IFP Related Publications