Jade previously attended the University of Montreal, where he studied International Relations. After finishing his undergraduate degree, Jade undertook an internship at the Embassy of the Arab League in Paris. He also worked for two years at a startup company with a particular focus on digital marketing and business development. In 2016, he traveled and volunteered in Iran, Japan, New Zealand, Kyrgyzstan and Vietnam, where he was involved in several projects related to the environment, organic farming, and local development. Last year, he participated in a French civic service mission as a Young Ambassador for Children’s Rights.
His main interests include corporate and public diplomacy, business-government relations, and investment in emerging markets with a focus on the Middle East. Furthermore, he cares deeply about issues related to youth empowerment and child protection. One of his long-term goals is to start a new global youth exchange program in Lebanon.
"I chose MSFS because I believed that it would provide me with the most suitable academic curriculum and environment to achieve my career goals. The student experience at the Walsh School of Foreign Service as well as the diversity of the MSFS cohort was extremely attractive.”