Class of 2019

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Ausan Al-Eryani

Hometown: Falls Church, VA
Undergraduate Education: Virginia Tech
Professional Experience: Teacher, Mastery Charter Schools
Languages: Arabic

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Sylvia Amegashie

Hometown: Woodbridge, VA
Undergraduate Education: United States Military Academy
Professional Experience: Military officer and some consulting
Languages: Twi & French

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Megumi Aoyama

Hometown: Tokyo, Japan
Undergraduate Education: Kyoto University, Economics
Professional Experience: Anchorwoman, TV Asahi
Languages: Japanese & English

Charles Besnard

Hometown: Williamstown, MA
Undergraduate Education: George Washington University, Political Science
Professional Experience: U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer, Burkina Faso
Languages: French & Mooré

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Miguel Boluda

Hometown: Bowie, Maryland
Undergraduate Education: Stanford University
Professional Experience: Legislative Research Assistant – Former-U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer.
Languages: Spanish & Russian

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Emma Borden

Hometown: Ithaca, New York
Undergraduate Education: Cornell University, College Scholar in International Relations and Middle East Politics
Professional Experience: The Brookings Institution, Foreign Policy Program
Languages: Arabic

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Amy Calfas

Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Undergraduate Education: Tufts University
Professional Experience: United States Institute of Peace; International Republican Institute
Languages: French

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Berta Zabaleta Caton

Hometown: Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
Undergraduate Education: Comillas Pontifical University, International Relations and Translation and Interpreting
Professional Experience: Various internships in the public and multilateral sectors; Project Associate position at the U.S. clinical trial management firm PRA Health Sciences (Madrid office)
Languages: Spanish, English, French, Basque

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Natalia Chiriac

Hometown: Chisinau, Moldova
Undergraduate Education: Free International University of Moldova
Professional Experience:U.S. Department of State; U.S. Embassy in Iraq and Moldova
Languages: Romanian, Russian

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Sungwoo Chun

Hometown: Seoul, Republic of Korea
Undergraduate Education: Sogang University, History, Political Science, and Chinese Studies
Professional Experience: UN Third Committee Intern, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations, New York, NY; Operations and Communications Intern, Liberty in North Korea (LiNK), Seoul, South Korea; Community Volunteer, Abidjan International Ministry, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire; Ministry of National Defense Agency of KIA Recovery and Identification, South Korea
Languages: Korean, English, French, Chinese