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  • CONVERTING LIFE EXPERIENCE INTO CHANGE: AMINA MENDEZ ACOSTA (GHD’19)

    CONVERTING LIFE EXPERIENCE INTO CHANGE: AMINA MENDEZ ACOSTA (GHD’19)

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Featured Students

Siona Sharma (SFS ‘20) Learns Problem Solving through Academics and Extracurriculars

Siona Sharma (SFS ‘20) Learns Problem Solving through Academics and Extracurriculars

Siona Sharma (SFS ‘20) enjoys the process of problem solving. Her first major experience with the process came in high school while building Starts with Soap (SWS)—an education nonprofit that seeks to “provide basic necessities to schools that lack adequate funding” and, in the process, “work towards equitable education nationwide.” Now a junior in the SFS, she has continued to explore this process through coursework in STIA and various extracurricular activities.

#SummerSFS 2017

Joelle El Sawalhi

Joelle El Sawalhi

Joelle is a second-year MSFS student concentrating in global politics and security, covering disarmament issues. She was in Geneva, Switzerland for a graduate placement at the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research from May 22 to August 18. Joelle conducted research in the field of conventional weapons disarmament and assisted the institute in project management tasks.

Tipa Attasivanon

Tipa Attasivanon

Tipa comes from Thailand. She has received a full scholarship from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand to pursue her degrees abroad. She is an incoming graduate student in Latin American Studies, entering fall 2017. She expects to concentrate in Conflict Resolution and Human Rights, with her own interest in inter-regional relationship between Latin America and Southeast Asia.

Mai Nguyen

Mai Nguyen

Mai Nguyen is a rising second-year graduate student in the Global Human Development program. She focuses on education and youth issues, with interests in M&E, innovation and private sector engagement. This summer, she worked from June 1st to August 11th with Gui2de (Georgetown University Initiative on Innovation, Development and Evaluation) in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Featured Alumni

Midterms 2018: SFS Alumni Run for Congress and Governor

On Election Day 2018, 12 SFS alumni ran for either federal or gubernatorial office representing a diverse mix of political players. Five incumbents sought to maintain their position, while seven new candidates entered the political fray.