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  • Aislinn McNiece (SFS'18) Appreciates Diversity of Experience and Intellectual Community at Georgetown

    Aislinn McNiece (SFS'18) Appreciates Diversity of Experience and Intellectual Community at Georgetown

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Converting Life Experience into Change: Amina Mendez Acosta (GHD’19)

Converting Life Experience into Change: Amina Mendez Acosta (GHD’19)

Amina Mendez Acosta (GHD’19) reflects on her journey from a small rural village in the Philippines to a master’s program at the SFS. She explains how her experiences as a child living in relative poverty have informed her desire to work in development, focusing on financial inclusion, agriculture, and food security.

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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.

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