Arash Abbas is originally from the suburbs of Chicago. Currently, in the School of Foreign Service, he is planning on majoring in International Politics and minoring in History. At Georgetown University, he is a part of the Alexander Hamilton Society as well as Georgetown Diplomatic Strategies. This past summer, Mr. Abbas worked as a casework intern in Senator Durbin’s Chicago office, helping to respond to constituent inquiries from across the state. In the future, he hopes to work in the government to develop public policy on issues ranging from education to supporting democratic institutions worldwide.