Fellowship Alumni

2012 Fellows

Juliet Asante, MC/MPA 2012

Office of MP Mathew Prempeh, Ghana
(Oval Office internship)

Abigail Bellows, MPP 2013

US State Department, Washington, D.C.
(Roy Family Intern)

Lucero Burga, MPA/ID 2013

National Investment Commission, Liberia
(Cultural Bridge Fellow)

Aditi Chokshi, MPA/ID 2013

Pratham, India

Anjali Fleury, MPP 2013

International Organization for Migration, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
(Cultural Bridge Fellow)

Rana El Hattab, MPP 2013

Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Liberia
(Cultural Bridge Fellow)

Lauren Harrison, MPP 2013

Ministry of Gender and Development, Liberia
(Cultural Bridge Fellow)

Asma Jaber, MPP 2013

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, Palestine
(Cultural Bridge Fellow)

Catherine Leland, MPP 2013

Mada al-Carmel, Haifa, Israel
(Cultural Bridge Fellow)

Anya Malkov, MPP 2013

International IDEA, Peru
(Cultural Bridge Fellow)

Sujoyini Mandal, MPP 2013

Ministry of Gender and Development, Liberia
(Cultural Bridge Fellow)

Effie-Michelle Metallidis, MPP 2013

Interbalkan Institute for Educational and Economic Development/Thessaloniki Mayor's Office, Greece

Caitlin Pratt, JD/MPP 2014

National Women’s Law Center, Washington, D.C.
(Deborah Carstens’ Intern)

Nayeema Raza, MPA/MBA 2014

Independent Research, Southeast Asia
(Cultural Bridge Fellow)

Dharana Rijal, MPP 2013

Myanmar Sustainable Investments Initiative, Myanmar and Cambodia
(Cultural Bridge Fellow)

Melissa Sandgren, MPP 2013

U.N. Women, New York
(Roy Family Intern)

Anitha Sivasankaran, PhD Candidate in Economics

Independent research, Tamil Nadu, India
(Adrienne Hall Fellow)

Emily Seen, MPP 2013

Office of U.S. Congressman Lloyd Doggett, Austin, Texas
(Oval Office internship)

Cynthia Thaler, MPP 2013

New York City Council
(Oval Office internship)

Courtney Walsh, MPP 2013

Catalyst, New York City, New York
(Roy Family Intern)

James Walsh, MPP 2013

National Planning Commission (GNHC), Bhutan
(Cultural Bridge Fellow)

Michelle Wu, JD 2012

Dewey Square Group, supporting DSG’s work with their client the Elizabeth Warren Campaign
(Oval Office internship)

2011 Fellows

Adrienne Hall Fellow

Parvathi Santhosh-Kumar, The White House Council for Community Solutions, Washington, D.C.

Deborah Carstens Summer Intern

Jaynie Parrish, Restore Harmony, Arizona

Cultural Bridge Fellows

Anna Lucia Alfaro, Ministry of Gender and Development, Liberia
Jocelyn Cheng, Clinton Health Access Initiative, Tanzania
Kris Cox, Ministry of Health, Rwanda
Guadalupe Dorna, Dar Si-Hmad for Development, Education and Culture, Morocco
Katie Gleason, Women of Kireka, Uganda
Hala Hanna, Ministry of Planning and Economic Affairs, Liberia
Zan Larsen, UN G.I.F.T., Austria
Mariam Mansury, National Democratic Institute, Lebanon
Laine Middaugh, Urban Justice Center, New York
Yusuf Neggers, MIT Jameel Poverty Action Lab and Satark Nagrik Sangathan, India
Nura Sediqe, UN Office of the European Parliament Liaison Office, Belgium
Sonya Soni, Partners in Health, Nyaya Health Project, Nepal

Oval Office Fellows

Jeanette Acosta, White House Domestic Policy Council, DC 
Mallika Ahluwalia, Congress Party/Indian Youth Congress, India  
Emma Fenelon, Senator David Norris for President, Ireland  
Alexandra Goujon, Kirsten Gillibrand Senatorial Campaign 2012, NY
September Hargrove, Office of the Mayor of New Orleans, LA
Laura Merritt, White House Domestic Policy Council, Washington, DC  
Varina Winder, Planned Parenthood Action Fund, Washington, DC  
Misty Wright, Office of U.S. Senator Al Franken/Senate Judiciary Committee, Washington, DC

Roy Family Interns

Hannah Peaker, UN Women, New York
Emily Polak, Seattle Women’s Commission, Washington
Katharine Wolf, Impact Investment Exchange, Singapore

 

2010 Fellows

Adrienne Hall Fellow

Sara Nadel, Worked with Professor Rema Hanna, Harvard Kennedy School

Deborah Carstens Summer Intern

Allison Muehlenbeck, Club de Madrid (Women's Political Participation and Leadership Program), Madrid

Cultural Bridge Fellows

Afreen Akhter, Shuhada Organization, Afghanistan
Afua Entsuah, Philanthropy Secretariat in the Office of the President, Liberia
Alexandra Fielden, United Nations Population Fund, Maldives
Andrew Fraker, TEPAV, Turkey
Sybill Hyppolite, Researcher, Haiti
Yoojin Kim, Asian Migrant Centre, Hong Kong
Priyanka Sinha, Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India
Anitha Sivasankaran, Center for Micro Finance, India
Nina Teng, Gross National Happiness Commission, Bhutan
Melanie Vant, PRADAN, India

Oval Office Fellows

Molly Byrne, Campaign for Candidate for Governor of Florida, Alex Sink
Manisha Dookhony, MA State Representative Linda Dorcena Forry
Kate Glynn, White House Intern, Office of the Vice President
Mallika Kaur, Office of the Mayor of San Francisco Gavin Newsom
Jane Lee, Campaign for Candidate for Michigan Secretary of State, Jocelyn Benson
Katya Melkote, UNICEF
Devin Romanul, Massachusetts Clean Energy Center
Christina Sanchez, Los Angeles Deputy Mayor of Education, Joan Sullivan
Mayra C. Suárez, U.S. House of Representatives, Resident Commissioner Pedro R. Pierluisi

Roy Family Interns

Hannah Lantos, Technoserve, Mozambique
Varina Winder, Catalyst, Inc., New York, NY

 

2009 Fellows

Cultural Bridge Fellows

Dany Bahar, Center for Microfinance, India
Molly Byrne, U.S. State Department, Washington D.C.
Lauren Murphy, BRAC Economic Development Program, Bangladesh
Adibeli Nduka-Agwu, UNDP, Afghanistan
Oyebola Olabisi, Ministry of Finance, Liberia
Nina Rosas, UNICEF Economic and Social Policy Unit, Senegal
Soo Min Seo, Civic Engagement of Teenage Girls Using New Media, South Korea
Zara Snapp, M.E.I. Fundación Mujeres en Igualdad, Argentina
Rachel Tulchin, State Department's Somalia Affairs Unit, U.S. Embassy, Kenya
Kaylene Waindle, International People’s Tribunal on Human Rights and Justice, India

Oval Office Fellows

Rahma Adam, Young Women Leadership Training
Elizabeth A. Côté, U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Olympia Snowe
Aranzasú De La O, Women's Center of Los Angeles
Sheila B. Lalwani, U.S. Senator Ted Kennedy
Margaux McDonald, Martha Hall Findlay, Member of Parliament, Canada

Roy Family Interns

Tanja Beja, UNIFEM - NYC, United States
Yael Guez, Department of Treasury (International Affairs), Washington, D.C.
Priya Parker, Office of Social Innovation and Citizen Engagement, Domestic Policy Council, Washington, D.C.

 

2008 Fellows

Cultural Bridge Fellows

Laura Bacon, Ministry of Gender and Development, Liberia
Jamille Bigio, UN Inter-Agency Information and Analysis, Jordan
Megan Carroll, Foundation’s Institute for Family Health, Jordan
Kyle Dietrich, Peace in Focus, Burundi
Francesco Ferretti, Nari Gunjan, India
Sheila Lalwani, U.S. State Department and Human Rights Network, India
Diane Mak, Ministry of Finance, Liberia
Ami Novoryta, BRAC’s Education Program, Bangladesh
Jen Scott, Action Aid India, India
Preya Sharma, Ministry of Finance, Liberia
Margo Steiner, National Democratic Institute for International Affairs , Burkina Faso

Oval Office Fellows

Aranzasu De La O, Maria Leon Vazquez for School Board, California
Adia Hoag, Obama for America
Moushumi Khan, Obama for America
Katherine Randall, Healthcare Policy examination

Roy Family Interns

Jieun Choi, World Bank, Burkina Faso
Shanza Khan, Punjab Safe Motherhood Initiative, Pakistan
Jessica Schroeder, US Department of State, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation, Washington, DC

 

2007 Fellows

Cultural Bridge Fellows

Inbal Alon, Office of MP Betty Ocean Aol, Uganda
Francesco Ferretti, Nari Gunjan, India
Molly Kinder, Ministery of Finance, Liberia
Tamara Klajn, Academy for Peace and Development, Somaliland
Zach Neumann, Office of the President, Liberia
Roshan Paul, Redepaz (Network of Peace), in Bogota, Colombia
Jessica Reitz, Salmmah Women’s Resource Centre, Sudan
Emily Stanger, Ministry of Gender and Development, Liberia
Anne Sung, Center for Women and Politics, Nepal
Myra Valenzuela, Nari Gunjan, India
Karina Weinstein, Akanksha, India

Oval Office Fellow

Amelia Showalter, EMILY's List, Washington DC

Roy Family Interns

Olivia Armenta, Community-Based Orphan Care, Protection and Empowerment, Rwanda
Kirstin Broderick, Women’s Foundation Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Yue Man Lee, Ministry of Health, Liberia
Maliheh Paryavi, Research Assistant for Professor Rohini Pande, Cambridge, MA

 

2006 Fellows

Cultural Bridge Fellows

Desiree Allen, Special Assistant to Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, Liberia
Karolina Dryjanska, Rwanda at Next Generation Connect, Rwanda
Joanne Kubba, E.Ducate, Ecuador
Serah Makka, Aid Afghanistan, Afghanistan
Funmi Olorunnipa, Women’s Legal Centre, South Africa
Sarah-Catherine Phillips, research with Dr. Sidiga Washi of Ahfad University, Sudan
Mark Richards, Office Senator Rafael Pardo, Colombia

Oval Office Fellows

Mamie Marcuss, Political Assistant to the State Director of U.S. Senator John Kerry
Sarah Rasmussen, Research & Communications Intern, America Votes/Minnesota
Katie Selenski, State Assemblymember Dave Jones, Sacramento, CA

Roy Family Interns

Woojin Jung, A Documentation of the Nari Gunjan Model, India
Nilgun Yankaya, Technoserve, Kenya
Craig Walzer, Sudan Social Development Organization, Sudan
Sara Ehrhardt, Engineers Without Borders Canada, Zambia and West Africa
Emma Greenman, Service Employees International Union, Minnesota

 

2005 Fellows

Cultural Bridge Fellows

Joy Adams, Ahfad University for Women, Sudan
Jacqueline O'Neill, Ahfad University for Women, Sudan
Luc Roullet, Middle East Non-Violence and Democracy, Palestine
Nao Valentino, Women for Afghan Women, Afghanistan

Roy Family Interns

Amy Bean, Mann Deshi Mahila Bank, India
Natacha Dalcorso, John Snow, Inc., Bangladesh
Jessica Gomez, Liberian Women Initiative, Liberia
Marie So, UNDP, Pacific Island countries

 

2004 Fellows

Roy Family Interns

Elizabeth Anne Baca, Advance Africa, Mozambique
Hien Dao, Vietnam Women’s Union/ Canadian Centre for International Studies and Cooperation, Vietnam
Shama Mohammed, Women’s Humanitarian Organization, Lebanon
Ryann Elizabeth Manning, Instituto de Investigacion, Capcitacion y Desarrolo de la Mujer, El Salvador
Christine Morin, Mayor’s Office of New Bostonians, Boston, MA

 

2003 Fellows

Roy Family Interns

Victoria Salinas, World Bank, Washington, DC
Lisa E. Brooks, Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department, Boston, MA
Elizabeth Coombs, World Learning, Angola
Tonya Cropper, Office of Juvenile and Delinquency Prevention, DOJ, Washington, DC
Grace Karr, Cisco Learning Institute’s Gender Initiative, Costa Rica
Gretchen Anne Phillips, Self Employed Women’s Association, India

 

2002 Fellows

Roy Family Interns

Warigia Bowman, The New Economy Initiative, Boston, MA
Katie Holland, Secretariat Office of the Hope for African Children Initiative, Nairobi, Kenya
Johnathan Rose, Proshika, Bangladesh
Elizabeth Willmott, Office of MA State Senator Cheryl Jacques, Boston, MA

 

2001 Fellows

Roy Family Interns

Ijeoma Akunyili, UN Economic Commission for Latin America, Trinidad and Tobago
Stephanie Brancaforte, Rwanda Initiative for Sustainable Development, Rwanda
Taryn Carter, Voix d’Elles Rebelles Development Issues, France
Angie K. Datta, Asian Development Bank, Nepal
Laila El-Haddad, Palestinian Initiative for the Promotion of Global Dialogue and Democracy, West Bank
Kathyrn Lawler, Community Housing Research Center Elderly Housing, GA
Judy Luk, State Department’s Multilateral Trade Office, Washington, DC
Veena Mohandoss, The HIV Law Project, New York, NY
Seemeen Saadat, Vital Voice Global Partnership, Washington, DC and Pakistan
Korynn Schooley, Cosgrove Group, Cambridge, MA

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