Women and Men in Service for Others
The Master of Science in Foreign Service (MSFS) provides a foundation that crosses critical disciplines of international relations, history, and economics, while offering preparation for professional careers in the nonprofit, public, and private sectors of international affairs.
MSFS opened a whole world of possibility for me. The opportunities I had during the program and as I graduated proved essential keys to my professional path. I have consistently drawn on what I learned and experienced in MSFS in ways that have been a great asset to my career and life.”
– Maria Eitel, MSFS ‘88, President & CEO of Nike Foundation
In this student spotlight, read about why an expensive long-distance phone call led MSFS Africa Scholarship recipient Albert Hudson to think about a career in international affairs and, ultimately, to choose MSFS over an MBA.
In our final Women of MSFS spotlight for International Women’s Day, we highlight the work of two of our Practitioners in Residence, Kelly T. Clements, Deputy High Commissioner for UNHCR, and Elisa Massimino, former CEO for Human Rights First and Senior Fellow at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. We asked them about the people and ideas that have inspired and motivated them throughout their careers.
Alumni Spotlight: Mickey Bergman (MSFS ’05) emphasizes “emotional intelligence” in diplomacy as his work is nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize
As his work is nominated for the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize, MSFS alum and practitioner faculty member Mickey Bergman (MSFS ’05) discusses how meaningful connections and emotional intelligence underpin his diplomacy.