• SFS Alumna Jescinta Izevbigie (SFS'14) Translates Research Experience to Service in South Africa

    SFS Alumna Jescinta Izevbigie (SFS'14) Translates Research Experience to Service in South Africa

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MSFS Alum Serves as White House Jewish Liason

Chanan Weissman (MSFS’11) laid out the career path that lead him to his White House associate director of public engagement and liaison to the American Jewish community position in a Hillel International feature.

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Chief Interpreter at Nuremberg Trials Leaves His Mark on Georgetown

Leon Dostert, one of Georgetown’s most influential alumni, not only left his legacy on the University with the creation of the Institute of Languages and Linguistics, but also left his mark on the world in the field of translation and interpretation. He is best known for his role as Chief Interpreter at the Nuremberg Trials, and for introducing an interpreting system for simultaneous translation for the United Nations, which the U.N. has utilized ever since.

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Dr. Heather Yeo (SFS’98, M’04) on Gender Balance in Surgery

In an op ed for Womanthology.com, Dr. Yeo stated that waiting 121 years for gender parity in the field of surgery is too long. She is Assistant Professor of Surgery and Assistant Professor of Public Health at Weill Cornell Medical College, and Assistant Attending Surgeon at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. Dr. Yeo is board-certified in general surgery, colon and rectal surgery and complex general surgical oncology.