Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
China Youth Ambassador, Research and Development
Research and write talking points and brief Carnegie-China’s director for TV and online appearances.
Draft report with background research and pointers on foreign dignitary visitations from Indo-Pacific.
Take notes on and prepare briefings of meetings on Indo-Pacific with U.S.-China foreign policy experts.
2023 Harvard Arab Conference
Design and maintain budget, build financial procedures and hold staff accountable to predicted conference expenses.
Host panel on intersection of business operations and governance affairs in the Middle East.
Harvard Undergraduate Foreign Policy Initiative
Develop and lead team of 30 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.
Senator Elizabeth Warren
Meet with and advocate for immigrants and refugees with U.S. embassies and immigration services.
Translate and provide congressional counsel on immigration to Arab constituents in MA.
Open or add to casework for constituents asking for help and respond to voicemails and emails.
U.S. Department of State
Intern, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs
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.
Harvard Kennedy School Middle East Initiative
Research and prepare counter arguments, write up and publish event reports on MEI expert speakers.
Write and publish article on U.S.-China cooperation on the Middle East.
2021 North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Policy Hackathon Harvard Kennedy School Representative, 2021 Girl Security National Security Fellow, 2021 Ambassador Kenneth Juster Fellow, 2022 U.S. Naval Academy Foreign Affairs Conference Harvard Representative, 2022 United Nations Millennium Fellow on Artificial Intelligence, 2022 Women of Color Advancing Peace, Security and Conflict Transformation Fellow, 2022 Center for Space Governance Fellow, and 2022 Google for Government Summit Youth Representative.
Technical: Team management, marketing, financial management, digital design, and website development.
Linguistic: Arabic, fluent; English, fluent; and, Chinese, working proficiency.
Interests: Weight lifting, photojournalism, traveling and boba.
Past Research Experience
Harvard College, Department of Government
Journal of Middle Eastern Politics and Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
National Security Fellow
Research Assistant, Architects of Peace Fellowship Program
Harvard Radcliffe Institute
Past Industry Experience
Modern American Diplomacy Podcast Assistant
Association of Diplomatic Studies and Training
Virtual Foreign Service Intern, Project Manager
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.
Twenty-Five Year Apprenticeship (25YA)
Past Event Participation
Harvard Kennedy School Team Representative
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
Imposting Costs on Bad Actors Panelist
Harvard Kennedy School Cyber Project
Harvard-MIT Coalition Team Lead
Atlantic Council 9/12 Cyber Statecraft Initiative
Foreign Affairs Conference Delegate
U.S. Naval Academy