Arab Studies Alum Noga Malkin (MAAS’15) shares her experiences working with refugees in Turkey. Since September 2015, she has been working with humanitarian NGO Welthungerhilfe (World Hunger Aid) in southeast Turkey, leading the establishment of a new refugee community center.
Nadim Rifai, a GU-Qatar alumnus, developed FitTastic, a portable motion tracker and interactive smartphone application, to blend technology, gaming, and health in an attempt to improve fitness and public health across the Arab region.
Arab Studies Alum Katherine Dunn (MAAS’09) shares her experiences working with refugees in Jordan. She has served as Associate Field Officer for UNHCR in Irbid, Jordan since 2014.
Elizabeth Kang (SFS’15) is in Bangalore, India on a Fulbright Research grant, where she is exploring early stages of social entrepreneurship and impact investment. Take a look at Kang’s blog with reflections during her nine months in India.
Jose M. Luna (SFS’15) is among only 111 out of more than 3,000 candidates from 135 countries to receive a Schwarzman scholarship, a new award designed to prepare global leaders and build stronger links between the United States and China.
Ahmad Shama (MSFS’12) published a piece in Salon about how Muslims are combatting radicalism. Shama is an American Muslim who served as a Marine in Iraq and is now a U.S. Foreign Service Officer.