Alumni

Dr. Heather Yeo (SFS’98, M’04) on Gender Balance in Surgery

In an op ed for Womanthology.com, Dr. Yeo stated that waiting 121 years for gender parity in the field of surgery is too long. She is Assistant Professor of Surgery and Assistant Professor of Public Health at Weill Cornell Medical College, and Assistant Attending Surgeon at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. Dr. Yeo is board-certified in general surgery, colon and rectal surgery and complex general surgical oncology.

Alumnus Sebastian Nicholls discusses ocean conservation

Sebastian Nicholls (SFS’16) writes about the importance of youth involvement in ocean conservation for this op-ed in the Huffington Post. Later this week, Georgetown University will host Secretary of State John Kerry’s Our Ocean conference, a student leadership summit focused on ocean preservation issues.

SFS Alumnus Discusses His Travel Startup ¡Vamos Ya!

Juan Felipe Cardona (SFS’14) discusses his travel startup at the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative’s 2016 Summer Launch Program. He describes his business ¡Vamos Ya! as “the marriage of adventure tourism and experiential learning for people who want to interact with locals and learn the history and culture of the area.”

Alumnus Ben Brown Argues for NATO

Ben Brown (SFS’92) looks back on the history of NATO and argues for America to renew its commitment to this international organization in Juneau Empire.

Alumna Argues for An End to GOP’s Divisive Rhetoric

Tuqa Nusairat (MSFS’09) analyzes former President Bill Clinton’s words at the Democratic National Convention, “If you’re a Muslim and you love America and freedom and you hate terror, stay here and help us win and make a future together,” in Foreign Policy Magazine.

Alumna Berfu Kızıltan Comments On Turkish Coup Attempt

Berfu Kızıltan (SSP ‘10) is a PhD candidate in International Relations/Political Science at the The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID) and Visiting Fellow at University of Oxford. She offered her thoughts on the Turkish coup attempt on July 15, 2016.

SFS On Topic: Brexit

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.

Alumnus Ilja Tüchter Comments On Brexit

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.

Alumnus Andrew Jameson Discusses His Interviewing Firm

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.