Olivia graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2018 where she received a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies with a minor in Religious Studies. Her interests are in the facets of the international legal system and how they pertain to issues such as genocide and human rights abuses. She is currently enrolled in the 2022 cohort of the MSFS program with a concentration in Global Politics and Security. Her hometown is Stamford, Connecticut.
During her time as a VCU undergraduate student, Olivia studied the mechanics of international social justice and the philosophical approaches of Western and Eastern religious ideologies. She participated in Model United Nations and attended her first major conference at Georgetown in 2016. She was inducted as a member of the Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honors Society as well as the Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honors Society. Olivia has written papers concerning human rights violations within the Democratic Republic of Congo, the process of recovery after genocide, and the role of women in terrorist activity and circulation of its propaganda. Currently, she is a section editor for Student Review with the Georgetown Journal of International Affairs. She will be taking a publications internship position with the American Society of International Law this summer.