Sarah Walker is pursuing a Master of Science in Foreign Service with a concentration in Global Politics & Security at Georgetown University. Simultaneously, she works as an Associate Director at Finsbury Glover Hering (FGH), a global strategic communications and public affairs consultancy. As a member of FGH’s International Affairs team, she specializes in foreign policy, global health, trade, and national security. Prior to joining FGH, Sarah worked at the Podesta Group as a member of its International and Public Relations sectors. There, she supported clients including foreign governments, international entrepreneurs and Fortune 500 companies. Previously, she authored the Iraq Security and Humanitarian Monitor, a weekly publication produced by the Education for Peace in Iraq Center.
Before moving to DC, Sarah worked at a military academy through the French Department of Defense while studying politics and art history in southern France. During a stint in Ecuador, she directed a microfinance initiative to foster local entrepreneurship and taught English classes. In 2018, she participated in a professional exchange program in Egypt as a Shafik Gabr Foundation Fellow. Sarah earned a bachelor’s degree in International Affairs from Vanderbilt University, where she studied Arabic, French, and Spanish.
"The breadth of disciplines offered by MSFS and the access to the diverse professional expertise and personal experiences encompassed by the faculty and students of the Global Politics and Security concentration provide the knowledge, tools, and academic challenges that will allow me to advance on my path to becoming a diplomat."