Carolina Inés Andrada
Carolina is a first-year MSFS student and Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Scholar from Buenos Aires, Argentina. She is concentrating in Science and Technology in International Affairs, and specializing in global health security policy and governance. Her coursework straddles international affairs and the life sciences, with classes ranging from international relations theory to graduate-level microbiology. Prior to coming to MSFS, she worked as an Analyst at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, where her research dealt with global health security policy, international pandemic preparedness, and promoting an effective yet equitable response to the COVID-19 pandemic. A graduate of Johns Hopkins University, Carolina holds a Bachelors in International Studies and spent time working as a student in access to healthcare advocacy, clinical research, access to essential medicines advocacy, and even Model UN conference organizing. Carolina looks forward to working in spaces advancing science-based COVID-19 foreign policy upon her graduation from MSFS. In her spare time, Carolina enjoys knitting, calling her family, playing with her cat, and going on long walks through DC.
I chose MSFS because of its unparalleled graduate curriculum combining international relations with the life sciences and technology.
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