Omar Noureldin (SFS’10) of MPAC joined CNN-International to discuss the potential impacts of President Trump’s travel ban.
Abed, a graduate of the Latin American Studies program, is leading a study performed by the London School of Economics.
The New York Times named Kathleen Kingsbury (SFS’01) an incoming Deputy Editorial Page Editor. Kingsbury previously worked as Managing Digital Editor at the Boston Globe.
The Georgetown alumnus died in his home at the age of 92. The Carroll County Times details the rich life experience of Mr. Fitzgerald, who will be missed.
Chad Griffin (SFS’97), the current head of the Human Rights Campaign who spent time in the Clinton White House and led national campaigns for marriage equality, was profiled in Arkansas Online.
Vera A. Rechsteiner (SFS’79) was recognized by Latinvex as both a “Top 100 Female Lawyer in Latin America in Energy and Infrastructure” and “Top 100 Lawyer in Latin America in Banking & Finance and Project Finance.”
Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy (MSFS’04) detailed her motivations for running for public office, and her goals now that she is there, in a Vogue feature.
Dr. Scott Brabrand (SFS’90) will begin as superintendent of Fairfax County Public Schools this July.
Hijab Shah (SFS’11, SSP’16) applied lessons from Afghanistan to present problems in Syria in commentary for the Center for Strategic & International Studies.
The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation named Daniel F Wilhelm (SFS’86) as its new president. The Foundation is devoted to addressing violent conflict.
Carmen Ambar (SFS’90) will be the 15th president of Oberlin, and the university’s first African-American president.
Nadine Watt (SFS’90), president of Watt Companies, was named Century City News’ ‘Individual Citizen of the Year’ for 2017.
Debora Spar (SFS’84) recently left her post as President of Barnard College to serve as the first female president of New York’s Lincoln Center for Performing Arts. She was interviewed by Town&Country magazine about the new role.
Emma Iannini (SFS’16) has followed her time at Georgetown with a year teaching American and French culture classes to middle school students in Shanghai.
Connell’s project to develop the first microbial collection device of its kind won first prize in the competition, earning $5000 in seed capital for the BioMap Explorer I, a company he co-founded.
Jon Ossoff (SFS’09), a Democrat running for Congress in a traditionally Republican district of Georgia, was featured in a Cosmopolitan story about his candidacy and the unique nature of this election.
The Hoya covered six Georgetown students’ trip to Georgia’s 6th Congressional District to observe the campaign process in a hotly contested special election, where SFS alum Jon Ossoff (SFS’09) is running as a Democrat to fill the seat.
Sheikh Mohammed Rashid Al-Thani’s (SFS’13) Institute of Arab and Islamic Art (IAIA) will seek to challenge stereotypes and expand exposure, explains Doha News.
Michelle Jaconi (SFS’96) has been hired by Washington Post to produce video journalism projects, the latest step in a career that has included multiple Emmy awards and work with a variety of major media outlets.
Jon Ossoff’s (SFS’09) special election campaign for Georgia’s Sixth Congressional District seat, and the political dynamics at play within that campaign, were overviewed by Vox.
Chance Hill (SSP’10) and his career in the Navy, intelligence and law were featured in the Colorado Springs Business Journal.
Marsha Chien, an SFS alum whose career in law includes experience with human rights issues and a role in fighting President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration in U.S. courts, was profiled in Northwest Asian Weekly.
Jon Ossoff (SFS’09) is running for Georgia’s Sixth Congressional District in a special election to fill the seat formerly held by Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price. The New Yorker published an article about his candidacy.
Ned Price (SFS’05) explained his decision to leave the CIA after 10 years as a reaction against the Trump administration’s treatment of the intelligence community in an op-ed for the Washington Post.
The film, which tells the story of the first conscientious objector to earn the Medal of Honor, is nominated for six Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Actor (Andrew Garfield), and Best Director (Mel Gibson).
Alums Paula Dubriansky (SFS’77) and Hanne Dalmut (MAGES’12) marked National Freedom Day by urging vigilance and action in the fight against slavery, in an op-ed for the Huffington Post.
SFS Board of Visitors member Philip Bilden (SFS’86) has been nominated to the Secretary of Navy position in the Trump administration.
The background and work of alumnus Stephen Dypiangco was profiled in an Orange Magazine piece related to the upcoming ABS-CBN Cinematografo Originals Contest in the Philippines.
Peter Armstrong (SFS’15) came to the Walsh School of Foreign Service interested in pursuing a career abroad. While at Georgetown, he became more in touch with his spiritual side, and is now on his way towards becoming an Episcopal priest. He spoke with the Sonoma Index-Tribune about this journey, along with social justice issues he is passionate about.
Noah Manyika (MSFS’87) recently registered a new political party, called Build Zimbabwe Alliance (BZA), in his native country of Zimbabwe.