Meet the members of our inaugural 2020-2021 cohort of Gender, Peace and Security graduate certificate recipients.
Jennifer Grosman Fernández - Master of Science in Foreign Service, School of Foreign Service
Jennifer's academic interest is the gender, climate, and conflict nexus.
Aiyanna Maciel - Master of Arts in Latin American Studies, School of Foreign Service
Aiyanna's primary academic interests are grassroots advocacy and non-profit capacity building within women's organizations and other civil society initiatives in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Elena Rose Scott-Kakures - Master of Science in Foreign Service, School of Foreign Service
Elena's academic interest is the intersection of gender security, non-state armed groups, and preventing violent extremism, with a focus on the MENA region.
Nisha Singh - Master in Public Policy McCourt School of Public Policy
Nisha is interested in bridging the space between development and security by operationalizing human rights and Women, Peace, and Security frameworks within institutions and communities.
Estrella Vargas - Master of Science in Foreign Service, School of Foreign Service
Estrella's academic interest is in using public diplomacy as a vehicle for advancing gender issues.
Mariana Vazquez del Mercado Castro - Master in Policy Management, McCourt School of Public Policy
Mariana's academic interest is gender mainstreaming in international development agencies in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Emma Dorshimer - Master in Conflict Resolution, Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Emma's academic interest is youth leadership and programming.
Ndeye Radia Mbengue - Master in Conflict Resolution, Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Ndeye's academic interest is research and program management.