SFS alumni Dennis Blumenfeld (MALAS’09) and Andrea Arzaba Diaz (MALAS’16) discuss the difficulties for women involved in public-private partnerships, where they face issues including discrimination and a lack of support, in the Huffington Post.
Alumnus Hazma Iqbal was interviewed by Gulf Times on his inspiration for the growing online eyewear site he developed after graduating from SFS Qatar.
Kaya Henderson (SFS’92) details her hopes for the D.C. Public Schools Study Abroad Program she has helped create and the importance of the positive effect studying abroad can have on students, in the Washington Post.
Dr. Noah Manyika (MSFS’87), the founder of Build Zimbabwe, discusses the importance of focusing energy on bringing about change in Zimbabwe in New Zimbabwe.
A referendum (popularly referred to as “Brexit”) was held on Thursday, June 23, 2016 to decide whether the UK should leave or remain in the European Union. The SFS community, including faculty and alumni, weighed in on the political and economic implications of the historic result, which called for the UK to leave the EU.
Ilja Alexander Tüchter (SFS’93, MSFS’94) is a foreign editor at DIE RHEINPFALZ, one of the larger daily newspapers in Germany. He shared his thoughts about Brexit.
Stacy Frank (SFS’76) was an attorney with a passion for politics, as well as the president and CEO of Collier Enterprises II, which negotiated leases and constructed cell towers.
Seasoned television producer and entrepreneur Andrew Jameson (SFS’90) describes his company Forward with The New York Times. As co-owner, Jameson works to produce professional video interviews paid for by the subject.
Alumna Kayleigh McEnany discusses the importance of preserving the balance of the U.S. Constitution in the context of the Supreme Court’s decision on immigration and deportation for CNN
Mina Pollman (SFS’15) outlines the worries of countries planning for a potentially diminished U.S. presence in East Asia in light of U.S. presidential candidates’ rhetoric, for Emirates-Business.
Ambassador Alaina B. Teplitz (SFS’91) writes on the history of the protection of free speech in the United States and the importance of its continued preservation in an op-ed for The Himalayan Times.
Irish (SFS’54) was the author of several successful self-help employment guides, including “Go Hire Yourself an Employer.”
David Weinstein (SSP’12) was named to the newly created technology officer position in Gov. Chris Christie’s cabinet, leading the state’s ramped-up cybersecurity efforts.
Dillon Behr (SSP’12) recounted his life-threatening experiences as a Green Beret in Afghanistan with National Geographic Channel’s “No Man Left Behind” series, which will feature his story in an episode premiering June 28.
Kenneth Simon (SFS’46) of New York City died at 93. The Mamaroneck Daily Voice details his experiences as a WWII prisoner of war, and Simon will be buried with full military honors at Arlington National Cemetery.
Dana Qarout (SFS-Q’15) talks about her experience at the Georgetown School of Foreign Service in Qatar in U.S. News & World Report.
Ann Yang (SFS’15) and Phil Wong (SFS’14) discuss their D.C. juicing startup, Misfit Juicery, with Washington Business Journal.
Heidi Ewing (SFS’94) was interviewed by the Daily Tribune newspaper in Michigan about her work as a documentary filmmaker and her new film “Norman Lear: JAVOY (Just Another Version Of You).”
Sarah Lohschelder (MSFS’17) and Amanda Zeidan (MSFS’16) discussed the impact that the Iran Deal will have on Afghanistan’s relationship with Iran in The Diplomat.
Sebastian Bae (SSP’15) discussed the challenges that young people searching for jobs in the national security field face in Foreign Policy.
Chanan Weissman (MSFS’11) was appointed by President Obama to serve as the White House Jewish Liaison.
Michelle Los Banos (SFS’00) wrote a post for DipNote, the U.S. State Department’s Official Blog, about her original inspiration to join the foreign service and where it has taken her.
Alumna Selene Rangel, reflects on her position as Program Associate for School-to-School International.
Tom Sietsema (SFS ’83), was announced as the Dining and Travel award winner for a series he wrote for The Washington Post.
Sean Randolph, (SFS’72, L’81) senior director of the Bay Area Council’s Economic Institute, sat down with The Mercury News to discuss the economic landscape of the Bay Area.
Alumnus Bob Rose (SFS’77) will be leading the Wall Street Journal’s efforts to continue its commitment to print and ensuring it remains indispensable.
Joaquin Ormeno (SFS’12) and his brother Alvaro founded an online bakery “Limanjar” which sells alfajores. Limanjar was recently featured In the New York Times Food section.
Jeffrey Ghannam (MAAS’88) published a report through the Center International Media Assistance on how humanitarian crises around the world have led to a major change in the priorities and approaches in media development efforts.
Alumna Robin Levi (SFS ’90) writes in The Huffington Post that first-generation students encounter unique challenges when navigating the college financial aid system.
Alumna Sheena Gill, SFS’03, was named to the Washington Business Journal’s 2016 class of 40 Under 40 industry leaders in Washington, D.C. Gill is the Vice President and General Counsel at C2 Technologies.