Molly is a current second-year student in the Master of Science in Foreign Service (MSFS) program where she is concentrating on Global Politics and Security as well as pursuing a certificate in Refugees and Humanitarian Crises. Additionally, Molly is becoming certified in mediation and alternative dispute resolution and serves as the Mediation Liaison on the Leadership Team for the Georgetown Baker Center for Leadership and Governance.
Most recently, Molly worked for the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) as a Caribbean Protection Unit Intern where she was responsible for conducting legal analysis, research, and writing to determine the refugee status of asylum-seekers in the Caribbean region. Prior to coming to Georgetown, Molly worked as a Paralegal Assistant at the U.S. Department of Justice where she led several teams of paralegals during antitrust litigation. She has also spent significant time working with refugee and migrant populations in Detroit, assisting attorneys in providing legal assistance and representation to vulnerable individuals as well as providing translations between attorneys and clients in Spanish. She holds a B.A. in Political Science with an emphasis on International Relations from the University of California, Berkeley, where she also spent six months studying abroad in Santiago, Chile. Molly is passionate about human rights, national security, and Latin American politics. After graduation, she hopes to work on these issues on the Hill, at the State Department, or within an international organization. Molly is highly proficient in Spanish.
"I chose the MSFS program because of the high caliber of its faculty, the incredible internship opportunities, and its commitment to public service."