Current Employment & Research
Millenium Fellow Cambridge, MA
United Nations and Millenium Campus Network August 2022 - Present
U.S. Department of State Washington D.C.
Intern, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs June 2022 - August 2022
Intern, U.S. Embassy Tunisia September 2022 - June 2023
Prepare talking points and brief Assistant Secretary for meetings with Lebanese country delegations.
Draft report and brief Assistant Secretary on terrorist threats to assistance programming in Middle East.
Pitch, research and present project on Chinese assistance to Middle East/North Africa for State officials.
Research and analyze Chinese business and cultural affairs in MENA for U.S. Embassy Tunisia staff.
Center for Space Governance Washington D.C.
Summer Research Fellow June 2022 - Present
Research and soon publish report and policy recommendations on the commercialization of space.
Build network map of space activities by international actors such as China, Russia, and the U.S.
Leadership and Activities
President September 2020 - Present
Harvard Undergraduate Foreign Policy Initiative (HUFPI)
Develop and lead team of 47 directors working on conferences and government and private sector policy projects through strategic objectives; vision-planning; organizational management; and crisis response.
Initiate, coordinate, and moderate 2022 Women in Foreign Policy Conference on career and policy with opening remarks by SecState Blinken and experts from State, DoD, NASA, Google, and CIA.
Established and managed 35 research teams of 400 students for government: State Dept.'s Envoy for Hostage Affairs, Bureau for East Asia, Pentagon’s NATO office, Cyber Command and Space Force.
Developed and coordinated 2021 virtual foreign policy conference for approx 600 high school students.
I am also a member of the Institute of Politics (IOP) and Model United Nations (HNMUN) teams at Harvard.
Past Research Experience
Research Assistant January - May 2022
Harvard College, Department of Government
Editor September 2021 - May 2021
Journal of Middle Eastern Politics and Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
Research Assistant July 2021 - July 2022
Harvard Kennedy School Middle East Initiative (MEI)
Research and prepare counter arguments for, then write up and publish event reports on, MEI expert guest speakers.
Provide support on program logistics such as building contact databases, and external partnership outreach.
Research Assistant October 2021 - January 2022
Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
National Security Fellow September - December 2021
Research Assistant, Architects of Peace Fellowship Program September 2020 - May 2021
Harvard Radcliffe Institute
Past Industry Experience
Modern American Diplomacy Podcast Assistant June 2021 - March 2022
Association of Diplomatic Studies and Training
Virtual Foreign Service Intern, Project Manager September 2021 - January 2022
U.S. Department of State Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Manage interns by creating and enforcing ODI event launch concept note with deadlines and checkpoints.
Create and implement mentorship pairing program between State officials and students.
Create diverse college outreach database.
Pre-Apprentice Intern January - September 2021
Twenty-Five Year Apprenticeship (25YA)
Research Nonprofit Intern and Board Member August 2019 - June 2020
Helping Orphans in Latin America Inc. (HOLA)
Conducted initiated ethnographic research in San Juan, Nicaragua on the impact of education on teenage mothers; presented research to sponsor, the Sister Cities Board of Virginia Beach city government (in Virginia).
Coordinated trip to Nicaragua for team of 5 students, including volunteering activities, homestay and excursions.
Nonprofit Intern and Club Founder December 2015 - June 2020
Path of Paper
Coordinated sale of products of 21 Ugandan artisan women online and citywide at markets and fundraisers.
Founded a high school club to extend commercial and educational efforts to the school community.
Past Event Participation
Harvard Kennedy School Team Representative January - February 2021
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Policy Hackathon
Imposting Costs on Bad Actors Panelist January 2022
Harvard Kennedy School Cyber Project
Harvard-MIT Coalition Team Lead March 2022
Atlantic Council 9/12 Cyber Statecraft Initiative
Foreign Affairs Conference Delegate April 2022
U.S. Naval Academy