As soon as Jesse Gibson (SFS ’19) received his acceptance letter from Georgetown, he knew he would be attending college on the Hilltop.
Cindy Gao, SFS’16, interns with Facebook’s D.C. Public Policy office, where she applies skills and knowledge from her SFS education to a passion for tech policy in Latin America and Asia.
Georgetown University sent a delegation to the U.N. Climate Conference in Paris, France including SFS Professor Joanna Lewis, Georgetown Law Professor Vicki Arroyo, and two Georgetown undergraduates, Norah Berk (SFS ’16) and Alexandra Donovan (SFS ’17).
Nick Walker (SFS ’16), a senior studying Culture and Politics, hopes to ultimately make an impact in his home city of Rio de Janeiro as a social entrepreneur.
Lauren Corke (GHD’16) describes her journey to the Global Human Development Program, through Peace Corps service in Africa to working on Professor Steven Radelet’s new book about the global poor.
Matthew Quallen (SFS’16) plans to use his recently awarded Marshall Scholarship to study the concept of animalization throughout history as he seeks advanced degrees overseas.
On Oct. 24, SFS seniors Elijah Jatovsky and Patrick Lim, gave their TEDx talk, “A Syrias Risk,” detailing their study abroad experiences in Jordan and activism with Syrian refugees.
SFS graduate students Elvia Valle, MAGES’17 and Francisco Bencosme, SSP’17 and alumna Ginny Barahona, MSFS’05, landed on the 40 Under 40: Latinos in #Foreign Policy list published on Huffington Post.
A discussion with the 2015 Circumnavigators Grant Awardee Hannah Gerdes (SFS’16), who traveled to six different countries this summer conducting research on mental health during pregnancy.
SFS senior Emma Iannini joined other anti-gun activists outside of the Capitol for a protest encouraging Congress to tighten background check requirements for gun purchasers, according to the Washington Post. Iannini previously appeared on The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore on this issue.
Tennis camp is a great way to spend the summer. But using a tennis camp as a form of diplomacy means turning a fun summer pastime into a more enriching and cultural experience, which is exactly what SFS junior Arnosh Keswani did this summer.
Shamara Valdez Rubio, SFS’16, describes her unique challenges of studying abroad in the Czech Republic while her parents are undocumented for the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs Junior Year Abroad Network.
SFS seniors Phil Wong and Ann Yang expand their juice business Misfit Juicery to 14 retail markets while maintaining their social mission to change food culture on waste.
Enrolled in the Accelerated Program at Georgetown University, Timothy Loh graduated magna cum laude in May 2015 with a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service and is currently a second-year graduate student in the Master of Arts in Arab Studies program.
Three students and an alumna from Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service in Doha, Qatar, are coming together to build a school in a village inhabited by Afghan refugees in Islamabad, Pakistan.
GHD Students Mary Dominic and Seamus Regan spent their summer interning in Liberia, before the Ebola epidemic forced them to depart early.
Hannah Morris, a Master of Arts in German and European Studies (MAGES) student, developed a story for NPR based on her summer experience in Warsaw, Poland where she was interning. “Reclaiming Eastern European Jewish Identity Through Soccer” aired on “It’s…