Devika Ranjan (SFS’17) is a Fellow at the Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics. She collaborated on the production of “I PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE: An Immigrant Anthology.” In July, she and other Lab Fellows took their original piece to the ITI World Congress in Segovia, Spain. She writes about how the production came about and her personal creative process.
The New York Times reports that President Trump intends to appoint Nielsen, a current White House aide and “no-nonsense player and policy wonk,” to be the next DHS Secretary.
Marlene Nang Kham Young (SFS-Q ’13), Deputy CEO of KBZ Bank, highlighted the practices that have made KBZ Myanmar’s financial powerhouse in a special report for Forbes Asia.
Former D.C. Public Schools (DCPS) Chancellor Kaya Henderson (SFS ’92) will work with Georgetown President John J. DeGioia and Provost Robert Groves to conduct research and advise on a variety of issues that include affordable higher education models, racial justice, college access and success.
MSFS alum Jeremy Konyndyk, former foreign disaster assistant chief under President Barack Obama, criticized the White House’s delayed response to Hurricane Maria’s landfall in Puerto Rico over Twitter.
On Friday, September 22, 2017, Senator Juan Manuel Galán (MSFS ‘03) joined students and community members to talk about his presidential campaign, hopes for Colombia’s future, and thoughts on Colombian domestic and international politics. He was joined by Professor Marc Chernick, Professor in the Practice of Political Science at the School of Foreign Service.