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2023 Interns

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Adhwaa Alsaleh

Internship: Cultural Bridge

Adhwaa Alsaleh, MPP '24, will intern with the Busara Center for Behavioral Economics in Nairobi to evaluate the impact of affordable EdTech solutions on literacy skills, social-emotional learning, and gender attitudes of children in high-poverty areas. 

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Aditi Kothari

Internship: Cultural Bridge

Aditi Kothari, MPP '24,  will work with the Clinton Health Access Initiative’s Sustainable Health Financing team in Malawi this summer.

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Alejandra Muguruza

Internship: Cultural Bridge

Alejandra Muguruza, MPA/ID '24, will intern at the Office of the Honorable Commissioner for the Ministry of Energy & Mineral Resources in the Lagos State Government.

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Alice Danon

Internship: Adrienne Hall

Alice Danon, PhD candidate in Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School, is conducting a summer internship project focused on investigating the prevalence of the chastity norm and its potential implications for gender dynamics in India. 

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Amitha Ablud Jayaram

Internship: Cultural Bridge

Amitha Ablud Jayaram, MPA/ID '24, will intern with Manipur Public Service Commission (MPSC) in India to characterize the impact of institutional, political, and administrative biases and barriers that impact women's representation in leadership roles.

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Anna Gifty Opoku-Agyeman

Internship: Lara Warner Scholar

Anna Gifty Opoku-Agyeman, PhD candidate in Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School, is an award-winning Ghanaian-American researcher, entrepreneur, and writer.

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Ayesha Islam

Internship: Oval Office

Ayesha Islam, MPP '24, will work with Daayitwa, an NGO in Nepal focused on economic and community development, to design frameworks for monitoring and evaluating Daayitwa's Rural Enterprise Acceleration Program.

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Javier Madrazo

Internship: Cultural Bridge

Javier Madrazo, MPA/ID '24, will work at The Antara Foundation (TAF), a non-profit organization working to improve the delivery of maternal and child public healthcare in India.

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Kaamila Patherya

Internship: Lara Warner Scholar

Kaamila Patherya, MPP '24, will intern at the World Bank's Mind, Behavior, and Development Unit (eMBeD), working on a project on clean cooking adoption in Africa.

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Laura Munoz

Internship: Lara Warner Scholar

Laura Munoz, JD '25 at Harvard Law School, will support the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in the Office of Vice Chair Jocelyn Samuels, conducting legal research to advance the agency’s mission of ensuring equal opportunity for all workers.

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Maria Andreina Cantele

Internship: Cultural Bridge

Maria Andreina Cantele, MPA/ID '24, will join the Office of the Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Yemen, working closely with the Economic Unit to identify policies that can improve Yemen's socioeconomic landscape and women's economic inclusion.

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Marina Tan

Internship: Cultural Bridge

Marina Tan, MPA/ID '25, will support NEPI's Sustainable Transformation of Youth in Liberia (STYL) program, building its organizational and operational functions and creating new programming to support young women.

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Natalie Baker

Internship: Adrienne Hall

Natalie Baker, MPA '24, is researching with the Australian Tax and Transfer Policy Institute on women's workforce participation and childcare contribution.

Pallavi Deshpande

Internship: Carol Hamilton Scholar

Pallavi Deshpande, MPP '24, will intern at the Center for Justice, Law, and Society, a multidisciplinary research center working at the intersection of law, critical legal theory, gender and sexuality, public health, and social movements in New Delhi, India.

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Paula Soumaya Domit

Internship: Cultural Bridge

Paula Soumaya Domit, MPP '24, will be a Conflict Management intern at the Shalom Center for Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation, doing conflict resolution and peacebuilding work in Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, and Ethiopia.

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Priya Sarma

Internship: Cultural Bridge

Priya Sarma, Master of Science candidate at Harvard School of Public Health, will intern at the State Capability Enhancement Project (SCEP), an initiative developed by the state leadership in Meghalaya to employ an adaptive approach to address complex problems.

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Priyanka Varma

Internship: Lucker

Priyanka Varma, MPP '24, will intern this summer with UNESCO, working on the Young People Transforming Education Project. 

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Riya Sood

Internship: Adrienne Hall

Riya Sood, JD '25 at Harvard Law School, will be joining the Planned Parenthood Federation of America's Public Policy Litigation and Law Department, which is responsible for all of PPFA's impact litigation across the country.  

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Safira Putri

Internship: Cultural Bridge

Safira Putri, MPP '24, will join Pratham Education to work on the Second Chance program, a revolutionary initiative designed to reach out to girls and women who have prematurely exited formal education.

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Sara Al-Zubi

Internship: Carol Hamilton Scholar

Sara Al-Zubi, MPP '24, MD '24, will intern at the United Nations for the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), researching nuanced gender-based issues and preparing for high-level CEDAW meetings.

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Shannon Zhan

Internship: Cultural Bridge

Shannon Zhan, MPP '24, will be working with Standing Together, a nonprofit in the UK with a mission to end domestic abuse against women and children.

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Shashwat Kulkarni

Internship: Cultural Bridge

Shashwat Kulkarni, MPP '24, will intern in the Civil Society Liaison unit of the UN Network on Migration secretariat within the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Geneva, Switzerland.

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Shreya Tandon

Internship: Adrienne Hall

Shreya Tandon, PhD candidate at Harvard University, will conduct exploratory research to understand how information and bargaining power constraints deter female migrant workers in the garment industry in India from demanding improved working conditions.

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Valencia Lambert

Internship: Cultural Bridge

Valencia Lambert, Master of Science candidate at Harvard School of Public Health, will conduct a qualitative study to understand the barriers to HIV testing and care among women (18-49 years) in the Mbarara district in Uganda.

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Valeria Silva Gomez

Internship Type: Oval Office

Valeria Silva Gomez, MPP '24, will work in the Social Policy Division of the OECD's Employment, Labour, and Social Affairs Directorate, researching the laws that protect LGBTI+ rights in OECD countries.

Former WAPPP Interns

  • Abosede Lewu, MC/MPA 2022, Oval Office, Vot-ER; Boston, MA
  • Ana Luiza Penna Rocha Miranda, PhD candidate in Population Health Sciences, Harvard University, Cultural Bridge, DREAM; Naushahro Feroze, Pakistan
  • Camilla Gray, MTS candidate, Harvard University, Cultural Bridge,    Oxfam; UN Women; Gender Hub; Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh
  • Catherine Wang, MPP 2023, Cultural Bridge, Generation Thailand; Bangkok, Thailand
  • Claudia Nicole Rivas Rios, MPA/ID 2023, Cultural Bridge, IMAGO Global Grassroots; India
  • Dorit Stein, PhD candidate in Global Health Systems, Harvard University, Cultural Bridge, National Population Council, Ministry of Finance, Planning, and Economic Development, Government of Uganda; Uganda
  • Esther Hallsdóttir, MPP 2023, Carol Hamilton Scholar, Freetown City Council; Freetown, Sierra Leone
  • Feifei Zeng, MPP 2023, Cultural Bridge, International Foundation for Y-PEER Development; Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Laura Martinez Rodriguez, MPA/ID 2023, Cultural Bridge, State Capability Enhancement Project (SCEP); Shillong, India
  • Maddie Kriger, MPA 2023, Oval Office, Organizations to Drive Better Voter Outcomes Research Project; Boston, MA; Washington, D.C.
  • Maike Sieben, MPA 2023, Cultural Bridge, Vatican City, Italy
  • Marissa Taylor, MPP 2023, Cultural Bridge, CARE International; USA
  • Raie Gessesse, MPP 2023, Oval Office, White House Gender Policy Council; Washington, D.C.
  • Ratna Gill, MPP 2022, Cultural Bridge, PathFinders Hong Kong; Hong Kong (SAR) Kowloon China
  • Rodrigo Ventocilla, MPP 2023, Cultural Bridge, Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator; Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Rohini Iyer, MPP 2023, Lara Warner Scholar, The World Bank; Washington, D.C.
  • Ruijia Liu, MPP 2023, Cultural Bridge, Kwanele, South Africa
  • Shreya Tandon, PhD candidate, Harvard University, Adrienne Hall    Evidence for Policy Design (EPoD), Cambridge, MA; Government of Tamil Nadu, India; Chennai, India
  • Siew Sanz Ng, MPA/ID 2023, Cultural Bridge, Evidence for Policy Design (EPOD), Pakistan; Cambridge, MA
  • Stuti Ginodia, MPP 2023, Carol Hamilton Scholar, Freetown City Council; Freetown, Sierra Leone
  • Tara Burchmore, MPP 2023, Lucker, United Nations Foundation; Washington, D.C.
  • Toti Rodriguez Garcia, MPA 2023, Cultural Bridge, State Capability Enhancement Project (SCEP); Shillong, India
  • Veronica Diaz Hinostroza, MPA/ID 2023, Cultural Bridge, State Capability Enhancement Project (SCEP); Shillong, India
  • Zeineb Ben Yahmed, MPP 2023, Cultural Bridge, State Capability Enhancement Project (SCEP); Instiglio; Shillong, India
     

  • Abosede Modupe Alimi, MC-MPA 2021, Adrienne Hall Fellow, ElectHERin; Nigeria 
  • Ana Maria Galvan Bustamante, MBA 2021, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Asan (United Kingdom and India); Remote 
  • Ankita Panda, MPP 2022, Adrienne Hall Fellow, World Bank Women’s Business and Law (WBL) Project, Washington D.C., USA 
  • Camila de la Vega, MPP 2022, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School Evidence for Policy Design Capacity Building Program and Morocco Employment Lab; Remote 
  • Denisse Alejandra de la Pena Barajas, MPP 2022, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Donor Direct Action; New York, New York, USA 
  • Elizabeth Hentschel, PHD 2023, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Aga Khan University; Karachi, Pakistan 
  • Emmy Lou Victoire Nicolai, MPA 2022, Cultural Bridge Fellow, UNICEF; Democratic Republic of the Congo 
  • Isabel Luna Garcia, MPP 2022, Adrienne Hall Fellow, Office of Economic Development in the Boston Mayor’s Office; Boston, Massachusetts, USA 
  • Jamie Elizabeth Mittelman, MPA 2021, Lara Warner Scholar, continuation of ongoing podcast production; 
  • Julia Rohrer, MPP 2022, Lucker Fellow, Hey Jane Health; New York, New York, USA 
  • Majd Steitieh, MPP 2022, Cultural Bridge Fellow, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP); Thailand 
  • Mayra Hoyos, MPP 2022, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Trickle Up; Guatemala 
  • Michelle Poulin, MPP 2022, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Equidem Research and Consulting; London, United Kingdom 
  • Nicole Venguer, MPP 2022, Lucker Fellow, National Head Start Association; Alexandria, Virginia, USA 
  • Nirali Paras Desai, MPP 2022, Cultural Bridge Fellow, World Bank Group Social Protection and Jobs Team, Africa Region; Washington D.C., USA 
  • Rashmi Menon, MPA-ID 2021, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Sanergy; Nairobi, Kenya 
  • Rigzom Wangchuk, MPA-ID 2022, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Women’s Secretariat of the City of Recife; Recife, Brazil 
  • Sarah Jane Lin, MPP 2022, Adrienne Hall Fellow, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Asian American Commission; Boston, Massachusetts, USA 
  • Shreya A. Nathan, MPA 2022, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Ilumexico; Mexico 
  • Shreya Tandon, PHD 2026, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School Evidence for Policy Design studying the Samurdhi housing lottery in Sri Lanka; Remote 
  • Snigdha Shahi, MPP 2022, Lucker Fellow, Adolescent Health Champions; India 
  • Stephanie Fernandez, MPP 2022, Cultural Bridge Fellow, World Bank Latin America and the Caribbean Division; 
  • Tushar Vohra, MPP 2022, Cultural Bridge Fellow, World Bank West Africa Education Team; Gambia, Senegal, Ivory Coast, Niger, and Mali, et.al. 

  • Beatriz Figueiredo Velho, MPA-ID 2021, Cultural Bridge, OpenUp and Central Square Foundation; South Africa and India (Remote due to COVID) 
  • Daniela Britto Falcon, MPA-ID 2021, Cultural Bridge, World Bank; Mozambique (Remote due to COVID) 
  • Isabella Maina, MPA-ID 2021, Cultural Bridge, IMAGO Global Grassroots with Self Empowered Women’s Association (SEWA); India (Remote due to COVID) 
  • Jamie Elizabeth Mittelman, MPA 2021, Adrienne Hall, Podcast and Digital Series on Entrepreneurial Olympic Athletes; (Remote due to COVID) 
  • Jossie Fahsbender Valera, MPA-ID 2021, Cultural Bridge, IMAGO Global Grassroots with Self Empowered Women’s Association (SEWA); India (Remote due to COVID) 
  • Katarzyna Jakimowicz, MC-MPA 2020, Cultural Bridge; Samhita Development Network; India (Remote due to COVID) 
  • Kayleigh P. Bhangdia, MPH 2021, Cultural Bridge, SM80 Global Health and Population at the Harvard School of Public Health; Rwanda (Remote due to COVID) 
  • Neena Kapoor, MPH 2021, Cultural Bridge, Department of Global Health and Population at the Harvard School of Public Health; (Remote due to COVID) 
  • Pallavi Khare, MPP 2021, Lucker Fellow, research with Professor Zoe Marks on the gender impacts of COVID OR toxic masculinity and gender violence in India; (Remote due to COVID) 
  • Rose Khattar, MPP 2021, Adrienne Hall, the Office of Boston City Councilor At-Large Michelle Wu; Boston, Massachusetts, USA (Remote due to COVID) 
  • Samantha Elghanayan, MPA-ID 2021, Cultural Bridge, research on the impacts of climate change and global governance on women and marginalized communities; Remote due to COVID 
  • Summer Siman Li, MPP 2021, Cultural Bridge, IMAGO Global Grassroots with Self Empowered Women’s Association (SEWA); India and Denmark (Remote due to COVID) 
  • Victoria (Ke) Ying, MPP 2022, Lucker Fellow, Gihon Women Empowerment; Kenya (Remote due to COVID) 

  • Alexandra Chen, PHD 2020, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Yazda; Iraq 
  • Allicen Dichiara, MPP 2020, Cultural Bridge Fellow, University of Cambridge Global Food Security; United Kingdom and Mumbai, India 
  • Amanat Boparai, MPP 2020, Cultural Bridge Fellow, International Organization for Migration and UNICEF; Geneva, Switzerland and Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh 
  • Ariella Kristal, DEGREE, Lara Warner Scholar, Women's Legal Centre; South Africa 
  • Ashritha Anurudran, WAPPP WLB Fund, "Evaluation of Sexual Violence Prevention Program"; Kisumu, Kenya 
  • Asinath Rusibamayila, MPH 2020, Adrienne Hall, the Office of former Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf; Liberia 
  • Cassandra Devine, MPA 2019, Lara Warner Scholar, American Association of University Women; Washington, D.C., USA 
  • Charlene Ann Wang, MPP 2020, Lara Warner Scholar, the Office of Boston City Councilor-at-Large Michelle Wu; Boston, Massachusetts, USA 
  • Claudia Caceres, MPA-ID 2020, Cultural Bridge Fellow, IMAGO Global Grassroots; India 
  • Daniela Philipson Garcia, MPP 2019, Lara Warner Scholar/Oval Office, Feminist Task Force; New York, New York, USA 
  • Diksha Bijlani, MPP 2020, Lara Warner Scholar and Lucker Fellow, World Bank; India and Bangladesh 
  • Gwen Camp, MC-MPA 2019, Women and Government/Oval Office, Rittenhouse Political Partners; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA 
  • Emily Savage, MPP 2019, Women and Government, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; Washington, D.C., USA 
  • Heidi Liu, JD 2017 and PHD Public Policy 2020, Lara Warner Scholar, expanding WAPPP’s research seminar series; 
  •  Iravati Guha, MPP 2019, Lara Warner Scholar, Asan; Bangalore, India 
  • Joan Moon, MPP 2019, Lara Warner Scholar, WAPPP negotiation coaching program;  
  • Joanna (Ariel) Skeath, MPP 2020, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Jammi; South Africa 
  • Jun Nakagawa, DPH 2021, Lara Warner Scholar, Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD); Paris, France 
  • Mia Monique Blakstad, MSC/DPHIL 2022, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Ifakara Health Institute; Tanzania 
  • Michelle Paul Olakkengil, MPH 2020, Cultural Bridge Fellow, USAID; Accra, Ghana 
  • Nicole Senders, HGSE 2019, Women and Government/Oval Office, City of Portland; Multnomah County and Portland, Oregon 
  • Pamela Nwakanma, PHD 2021, Cultural Bridge Fellow, African Women Power Network; Lagos, Nigeria 
  • Radhe Patel, JD 2020, Women and Government/Oval Office, the Office of U.S. Senator Dick Durbin; Washington D.C., USA 
  • Saran Sidime, MTS 2020, Cultural Bridge Fellow, African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (ACCORD); Durban, South Africa 
  • Sojin (Julie) Kim, MSPH 2020, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Instituto de Estudos de Saúde; São Paulo, Brazil 
  • Snigdha Shahi, MPP 2022, Lara Warner Scholar, independent research on gender in India; India 
  • Vandinika Shukla, MPP 2020, Cultural Bridge Fellow, G(irls)20; Tokyo, Japan 
  • Yiran Wang, JD 2021, Lara Warner Scholar, Women's Legal Centre; South Africa or Harvard Prison Legal Assistance Project (PLAP); Cambridge, MA 
  • Yuning  Liu, MPH 2020, Cultural Bridge Fellow, MRC/Wits Rural Public Health and Health Transitions Research Unit; Agincourt, South Africa 

  • Alexandra Schmitt, MPP 2019, Bleicher Fellow, Human Rights First; Hungary/Berlin, Germany/worked remote 
  • Amanda Matos, MPP 2019, Women and Government/Oval Office, Hispanic Federation UNIDOS: Disaster Relief & Recovery Program to Support Puerto Rico; Puerto Rico 
  • Amiya Bhatia, SCD 2019, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Harvard India Center; Mumbai, India 
  • Arlen Weiner, MPH 2019, Lara Warner Scholar, Cambridge Public Health Department, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA 
  • Catherine A. Marks, MPP 2019, Lara Warner Scholar, McGrath Foundation; Australia 
  • Dina Montemarano, MPP 2019, Lara Warner Scholar/Lucker, Civic Nation United State of Women Gender Equity Campaign, Washington D.C.,  
  • Elizabeth Castro, HGSE 2018, Women and Government/Oval Office, the Office of Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal; Washington D.C., USA 
  • Erica Santoni, MBA 2019, Lara Warner Scholar and Roy Family Fellow, Catalyst; New York, New York, USA 
  • Erika Caballero Montoya, MPA-ID 2019, Cultural Bridge Fellow, IMAGO Global Grassroots; India 
  • Eva-Maria Fernanda Olbers, MPA 2019, Lara Warner Scholar, STEMgem; Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA 
  • Friederike Strub, MPP 2019, Cultural Bridge Fellow, World Bank and UN Women; Washington D.C., USA and Kathmandu, Nepal 
  • Jana Pohorelsky, MPP 2019, Women and Government, Cultural Bridge Fellow/Oval Office, City of Detroit Mayor’s Office Innovation Team; Detroit, Michigan, USA 
  • Jigyasa Sharma, SCD 2018, Lara Warner Scholar, attending the Women in Global Health Conference; London, United Kingdom 
  • Joao Gabriel Costa Pinheiro, MPA 2019, Women in Public Service/Docker Fellow, Centre of Competence on Humanitarian Negotiation/Harvard Humanitarian Initiative; Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA 
  • Lamees El-Sadek, DRPH 2019, WAPPP WLB Fund and Women and Government/Oval Office, the Office of Congressman Bennie Thompson; Washington D.C. and Mississippi, USA 
  • Lillka Cuttaree, MC-MPA 2018, Barbara Lee Fellow/Oval Office, KIP Center for Leadership; Mauritius 
  • Linh Thuy Nguyen, MPP 2019, Cultural Bridge Fellow, International Organization for Migration; Geneva, Switzerland 
  • Madeleine Alperstein Gelblum, PHD Public Policy 2020, Lara Warner Scholar, research on gender differences in preferences for work activities, 
  • Magali Flores, MPH 2019, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Casa Migrante; Tijuana, Mexico 
  • Marta Milkowska, MPA 2020, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Our Bodies Ourselves; Poland, India, and Nepal OR Save Life Foundation; New Delhi, India 
  • Martha Lee, MPP 2019, Adrienne Hall Fellow, Save the Children Deutschland; Berlin, Germany 
  • Mathangi Swaminathan, MPA-ID 2019, Cultural Bridge Fellow, UNAIDS; Nairobi, Kenya 
  • Mia Monique Blakstad, MSC/DPHIL 2022, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Ifakara Health Institute; Tanzania 
  • Neyla Alexandra Gonzalez Rubio, MC-MPA 2018, Lara Warner Scholar/Cultural Bridge Fellow, ImmerLearn; Berlin, Germany 
  • Noor Suhaib Zanial, MSC 2019, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Institutio Maria de Penha and Federal University of Ceará; Fortaleza, Brazil 
  • Pascuala Dominguez Ovalle, MPA-ID 2019, Women in Public Service/Cultural Bridge Fellow, World Bank; Pakistan and Washington D.C., USA 
  • Yirong (Abigail) Zhao, MPP 2019, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Clinton Health Access Initiative; Maseru, Lesotho 

  • Adithya Narayanan, MPP 2018, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Malala Fund; Washington D.C., USA 
  • Agnes Igoye, MC-MPA 2017, Women in Government/Oval Office, Parliament of Pallisa District; Pallisa District, Uganda 
  • Alexandra Earle, MS 2018, Addis Ababa University; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 
  • Benjamin Weinstein, MPP 2018, Lara Warner Scholar, YWCA Nashville and Middle Tennessee; Nashville, Tennessee, USA 
  • Catherine Coquillette, MPP/JD 2019, Lara Warner Scholar, conducting research on campus sexual assault policy; Boston, Massachusetts, USA 
  • Courtney A. Woods, EdM 2017, Women in Government/Oval Office, Congressional Black Caucus Foundation; Washington D.C., USA 
  • Elizabeth Kim, MPP 2017, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Mercy Corps; Jordan 
  • Elyse Nicole Voegeli, MPP 2019, Lara Warner Scholar, 
  • Eva Bernard-Lohmann, MC-MPA 2017, Women in Government/Oval Office, the Office of Minister of the Interior Matthias Fekl; France 
  • Gulika Reddy, MPP 2018, Cultural Bridge Fellow, UN Women; New York, New York, USA 
  • Isabelle Sun, MPP/JD 2019, Lucker Fellow, NYC Commission on Human Rights;  New York, New York, USA 
  • Jacqueline Rotman, MPA 2018, Adrienne Hall Fellow, MS Foundation; USA 
  • Jazmine Garcia Delgadillo, DrPH 2020, Women in Government, the office of Senator Kamala Harris; California 
  • Jigyasa Sharma, SCD 2018, Lara Warner Scholar, World Health Organization Department of Reproductive Health and Research; Geneva, Switzerland 
  • Ji In (Magdalena) Seol, MPA 2017, Women in Government/Oval Office, South Korean National Assembly Foreign Affairs and Unification Committee; Seoul, Korea 
  • Katherine G. LandrieuBarbara Lee Fellow, the Office of Senator Chuck Schumer; Washington D.C., USA 
  • Lucia Cristina Villavicencio Cornejo, MA Theological Studies 2018, Lara Warner Scholar, Fundación Esquel and UN Women; Quito, Ecuador 
  • Mala Paliwal, MPA 2018, Lara Warner Scholar, Frost Included; London, United Kingdom 
  • Mary K. Quinn, PHD/MSc 2020, Cultural Bridge Fellow, World Health Organization and Addis Ababa University; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 
  • Meredith Segal, MC-MPA 2017, Cultural Bridge Fellow, VAMOS; Costa Rica 
  • Namrata Raju, MPA 2018, Cultural Bridge Fellow, International Labour Organization; Sri Lanka 
  • Namrata Saraogi, MPA-ID 2018, Cultural Bridge Fellow, UN Industrial Development Organization; Iran OR Innovation for Indonesia’s School Children; Indonesia 
  • Niriksha Pushparaj Shetty, MPA-ID 2018, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Impact Investment Exchange; Singapore 
  • Qianye Zhang, MPA-ID 2018, Cultural Bridge Fellow, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP); Bangkok, Thailand 
  • Rebecca Schwartz, MPP 2018, Lucker Fellow, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA); New York, New York, USA 
  • Shiyi Zan, MS 2018, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Khon Kaen University Faculty of Public Health; Khon Kaen, Thailand 
  • Shweta Suresh, MPA-ID 2017, Lara Warner Fellow, “Why is Urban Female Labor Force Participation Declining in India?”; India 
  • Sibella Nellie Matthews, MPP 2018, Adrienne Hall Fellow, Office of the Hon. Tanya Plibersek MP; Sydney, Australia 
  • Sohini Mukherjee, MS 2018, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Partners in Health/Compañeros En Salud; Chiapas, Mexico 
  • Sophie Feintuch, MPP 2018, Cultural Bridge Fellow, UN World Food Program; Rwanda 
  • Tara Gamboa-Eastman, MPP 2018, Lucker Fellow, Western Center on Law and Poverty; Sacramento, CA 
  • Teresa Acuña, MPA 2017, Barbara Lee Fellow/Oval Office, Ontario-Montclair School District Board of Trustees; Ontario-Montclair, CA 

  • Adanna Chukwuma, PHD 2018, Lara Warner Scholar, University of Nigeria Health Policy Research Group; Nigeria 
  • Amal El Bakhar, JD 2016, Barbara Lee Fellow/Oval Office, She Should Run; Washington D.C., USA 
  • Catherine (Cici) Coquillette, MPP/JD 2019, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Rise Up; Oakland, California, USA 
  • Dyah Ayunico Ramadhani, MPP 2017, Cultural Bridge Fellow, UN Women; New York, New York, USA 
  • Elizabeth (Libby) Whitbeck, MPP 2017, Lucker Fellow, New York Office of the United Nations High Commissioner on Refugees (UNHCR); Washington D.C., USA 
  • Emily Franchett, MSC 2017, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Harvard Research Program on Children and Global Diversity; Kigali, Rwanda 
  • Hemakshi Meghani, MPP 2017, Cultural Bridge Fellow, BRAC University; Dhaka, Bangladesh 
  • Jessica Kahlenberg, MPP 2017, Adrienne Hall Fellow, Boston Women's Workforce Council; Boston, Massachusetts, USA 
  • Jorge Andrés Tapia, MPA-ID 2017, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD); France 
  • Kosi Antwiwaa Yankey, MC-MPA 2016, Women and Government, New Patriotic Party; Ghana 
  • Marcela Gutierrez Bernal, MPA-ID 2017, Cultural Bridge Fellow, IMAGO Global Grassroots; India 
  • Margarita Salas, MC-MPA 2016, Women and Government, New Human Rights Political Party; Costa Rica 
  • Mashal Hussain, MPA 2017, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Karachi United Women’s Division; Pakistan 
  • Molly Kellogg, MPP 2017, Cultural Bridge Fellow, UN Women Peace and Security Team; Uganda 
  • Morgan McDaniel, MPP 2017, Lara Warner Scholar and Lucker Fellow, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), New York, New York, USA 
  • Neeti Katoch, MPA-ID 2017, Cultural Bridge Fellow/MENA, UNICEF; Jordan 
  • Norma Torres Mendoza, MPP 2016, Women and Government/Oval Office, Mi Familia Vota; Houston, Texas, USA 
  • Nyasha Ruth Weinberg, MPP 2017, Lara Warner Scholar, Department for Education's Early Years and Child Poverty team; London, United Kingdom 
  • Raafi Karim Alidina, MPP 2017, Lara Warner Scholar, Frost Included; London, United Kingdom 
  • Rana Abdelhamid, MPP 2017, Cultural Bridge Fellow/MENA, UN Women; Jordan 
  • Samia Osman, MPP/MD 2017, Lara Warner Scholar, American Medical Women's Association; Washington D.C., USA and Boston, Massachusetts, USA 
  • Seciah M. Aquino Argueta, PHD 2018, Women and Government, Massachusetts Secretary of Health and Human Services; Boston, Massachusetts, USA 
  • Sophie Tkemaladze, MC-MPA 2016, Women and Government/Oval Office, Foreign Affairs Committee of the Parliament of Georgia; Georgia 
  • Tanvi Girotra, MPP 2017, Cultural Bridge Fellow, G(irls)20; Canada 
  • Tess Marie O’Brien, MPP 2017, Cultural Bridge Fellow, UN Women HeForShe Campaign; New York, New York, USA 
  • Thomas O’Bryan, MPP 2017, Cultural Bridge Fellow/MENA, Office of the Quartet; Israel 
  • Viviann Anguiano, Ed.M. 2016, Barbara Lee Fellow/Oval Office, National Council of La Raza; Washington D.C., USA 
  • Yvette Efevbera, SCD/MSC, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) Division of Global Health Equity; Guinea  

  • Alice Jemima Heath, MPP 2016, Adrienne Hall Fellow, independent research on Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) against women in crisis settings, 
  • Angela Antony, MBA 2012 and JD 2015, Women and Government, White House National Economic Council; Washington D.C., USA 
  • Bernardo Garza, MPA-ID 2015, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Professional Assistance for Development Action (PRADAN); Kolkata, India 
  • Deena Zeplowitz, MPP 2016, Adrienne Hall Fellow, research on the topic of sex trafficking among immigrant women; 
  • Emeka Agudile, PHD 2018, Cultural Bridge, Massachusetts Office for Victim Assistance (MOVA); Boston, Massachusetts, USA 
  • Fiorella Benedetti, MPA-ID 2016, Cultural Bridge, Kopernik; Indonesia 
  • Jimena Villar de Onis, MSC 2016, Cultural Bridge, FXB Center for Health and Human Rights; Paris, France 
  • Katherine Parry, MPA-ID 2016, Cultural Bridge, Center for International Relations and Sustainable Development (CIRSD); Belgrade, Serbia 
  • Katy Minshall, MPP 2016, Women and Government, United Kingdom Cabinet Office; United Kingdom 
  • Kristy Luk, MPP 2016, Cultural Bridge, Chicago Mayor’s Office; Chicago, Illinois 
  • Lily Li, MPA-ID 2016, Cultural Bridge, Africa Gender Innovation Lab and Trade Competitiveness Global Practice at the World Bank Group; Accra, Ghana 
  • MaryRose Mazzola, MPP 2015, Cultural Bridge, Gender-Based Violence Policy Fellow for the City of Boston at the Mayor’s Office of Women’s Advancement; Boston, Massachusetts, USA 
  • Molly Jacobson, MPP/MBA 2017, Cultural Bridge, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP); Geneva, Switzerland 
  • Monica Ann Ramirez, MPA 2015, Women and Government, National Hispanic Leadership Agenda; 
  • Myrish Antonio, MC-MPA 2015, Women and Government, interning with Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu; Boston, Massachusetts, USA 
  • Pamela Lachman, MPP 2016, Cultural Bridge, Independent Research on evaluating recent child welfare legislation passed by the Kentucky General Assembly; Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA 
  • Rory Gerberg, MPP 2015, Adrienne Hall Fellow, Harvard University’s Office for Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (OSAPR); Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA 
  • Susanne Schwarz, MPP 2015, WAPPP WLB Fund, Harvard Kennedy School “Causes and Consequences of Rape Culture: Global Evidence from News and Social Media”; Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA 
  • Tania Del Rio, MPP 2016, Cultural Bridge, Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Mexico City, Mexico 

 

  • Alexandra Van Geen, PHD Public Policy 2014, WAPPP WLB Fund, Jane Mansbridge Research Award recipient; LOCATION 
  • Antonio Labrador Jimenez, MPA 2015, Cultural Bridge Fellowship, UNICEF; Brazil 
  • Arthur Bauer, MPA-ID 2015,  Institute for Financial Management and Research Centre for Microfinance; India 
  • Cassandra Robertson, PHD 2017, United States Department of Health and Human Services and the Promise Zone Initiative; Washington D.C., USA 
  • Desmond Lim, MPP 2015, Chosen Exchange; North Korea 
  • Elizabeth Bennett, MPP 2015, Cultural Bridge Fellowship, Rwanda Development Board; Kigali, Rwanda 
  • Halimatou Hima Moussa Dioula, MPP 2014, WAPPP WLB Fund, Barbara Jordan Award recipient; 
  • Jessie Landerman, MPP 2015, Cultural Bridge Fellow and Kenneth I. Luster Fellow, Ministry of Information and Communication Technology; Bogota, Columbia 
  • Kate Wilkerson Sturla, MPA-ID 2015, Ministry of Education Office of Strategic Planning; Lima, Peru 
  • Marvin So, MS 2015, Cultural Bridge Fellowship, Homes for Families; Boston, Massachusetts, USA 
  • MaryRose Mazzola, MPP 2015, Cultural Bridge, City of Edinburgh Council Public Protection Partnership; Edinburgh, Scotland 
  • Ryan Cohen, JD-MPP YEAR, White House Domestic Policy Council; Washington D.C., USA 
  • Samuel Lee, Health Policy and Management 2014, Cultural Bridge Fellow, World Health Organization Department of Public Health, Innovation, and Intellectual Property; Geneva, Switzerland 
  • Susanne Schwarz, MPP 2015, Adrienne Hall Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School “Causes and Consequences of Rape Culture: Global Evidence from News and Social Media”; Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA 
  • Xi Liu, MPP 2015, INTERN TYPE, National Health and Family Planning Commission; China 


  • Allison Shean, MPP 2014, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Mercy Corps; Portland, Oregon 
  • Andrea Titus, MPP 2014, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Evidence for Policy Design and the Center for Economic Research; Pakistan 
  • Delphine O, MPP 2014, Cultural Bridge Fellow, ActionAid; Kabul, Afghanistan 
  • Heather Dennehy, MPP 2014, Cultural Bridge Fellow, United Nations Populations Fund (UNFPA) Gender Equality and Empowering Women and Girls Program; Tanzania 
  • Heidi Liu, PHD Public Policy 2017, Adrienne Hall Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School Center for Public Leadership; Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA 
  • Jeff McManus, MPA-ID 2014, Cultural Bridge Fellow, IDinsight; Bihar, India 
  • Laura McGorman, MPA-ID 2013, WAPPP WLB Fund, Jane Mansbridge Research Award recipient; 
  • Leila El-Khatib, MC-MPA 2013, WAPPP WLB Fund, Barbara Jordan Award recipient; 
  • Maria Antonieta Alva Luperdi, MPA-ID 2014, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Pratham; New Delhi, India 
  • Marissa Davis, MPP 2014, Cultural Bridge Fellow, ArtWorks for Youth; Port Elizabeth, South Africa 
  • Mona Singh, MD-MPA 2014, Women’s Leadership Board Fellow, World Health Organization Essential Surgical Care (EESC) program; Geneva, Switzerland 
  • Neil Padukone, MPA 2014, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Peking University Lincoln Institute Center for Urban Development and Land Policy; Beijing, China 
  • Radhika Jain, MPP 2014, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Centre for Policy Research; India 
  • Thomas Favennec, MPA-ID 2014, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Oxfam America R4 Rural Resilience Initiative; Senegal 
  • Timothy Cheston, MPA-ID 2014, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL); Cape Town, South Africa 

  • Abigail Bellows, MPP 2013, Roy Family Fellow, US State Department Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Washington D.C., USA 
  • Anitha Sivasankaran, PHD Candidate in Economics 2014, Adrienne Hall Fellow, Independent Research on the impact of commitment labor contracts available to young women in rural Tamil Nadu; Tamil Nadu, India 
  • Anjali Fleury, MPP 2013, Cultural Bridge Fellow, International Organization for Migration; Phnom Penh, Cambodia 
  • Anya Malkov, MPP 2013, Cultural Bridge Fellow, International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance; Peru 
  • Asma Jaber, MPP 2013, Cultural Bridge Fellow, United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs; Palestine 
  • Caitlin Pratt, JD/MPP 2014,  intern for Deborah Carsten at the National Women’s Law Center; Washington D.C., USA 
  • Catherine Leland, MPP 2013, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Mada Al-Carmel; Haifa, Israel 
  • Courtney Walsh, MPP 2013, Roy Family Fellow, Catalyst; New York, New York; USA 
  • Dharana Rijal, MPP 2013, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Myanmar Sustainable Investments Initiative; Myanmar and Cambodia 
  • Effie-Michelle Metallidis, MPP 2013, Roy Family Fellow, Interbalkan Institute; Pieria region of northern Greece 
  • Emily Polak, MPP 2012, WAPP WLB Fund, Jane Mansbridge Research Award Recipient; 
  • James Walsh, MPP 2013, Cultural Bridge Fellow, National Planning Commission (GNHC) of the Royal Government of Bhutan; Bhutan 
  • Katherine Lusk, MPP 2012, WAPP WLB Fund, Barbara Jordan Award Recipient; 
  • Lauren Harrison, MPP 2013, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Ministry of Gender and Development (MoGD); Monrovia, Liberia 
  • Lucero Burga, MPA-ID 2013, Cultural Bridge Fellow, National Investment Commission; Liberia  
  • Melissa Sandgren, MPP 2013, Roy Family Fellow, U.N Women, New York, New York, USA 
  • Nayeema Raza, MPA/MBA 2014, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Independent Research on improving  female livelihoods in Asian economies; Southeast Asia (majority in Vietnam) 
  • Rana El Hattab, MPP 2013, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Ministry of Commerce and Industry; Monrovia, Liberia 
  • Sujoyini Mandal, MPP 2013, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Ministry of Gender and Development (MoDG); Monrovia, Liberia 

  • Alexandra E. Fielden, MPP 2011, WAPPP WLB Fund, 2011 Jane Mansbridge Research Award recipient for Empowering Women: Empowering PNG;  
  • Anna Lucia Alfaro,  Ministry of Gender and Development; Liberia 
  • Emily Polak, MPP 2012, Roy Family Fellow, Seattle Women’s Commission; Washington, USA 
  • Guadalupe Dorna, MPP 2012, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Dar Si-Hmad for Development, Education, and Culture; Morocco 
  • Hala Hana, MPP 2012, Ministry of Planning and Economic Affairs; Liberia 
  • Hannah Peaker, MPA 2011, Roy Family Fellow, UN Women; New York, New York, USA 
  • Jocelyn Cheng, MPP/MBA YEAR, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI); Zanzibar City, Tanzania 
  • Katharine Wolf, MPA-ID 2012, Roy Family Fellow, Impact Investment Exchange Asia (IIX); Singapore 
  • Katie Gleason, MPP 2012, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Women of Kireka (WoK); Kampala, Uganda 
  • Kris Cox,  MPP 2012, Ministry of Health; Rwanda 
  • Laine Middaugh, MPP 2012, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Urban Justice Center Community Development Project; New York, New York, USA 
  • Mariam Mansury, MPP 2012, National Democratic Institute; Beirut, Lebanon 
  • Mila Cerecina, MPP 2011, WAPPP WLB Fund, 2011 Jane Mansbridge Research Award recipient for Empowering Women: Empowering PNG;  
  • Nura Sediqe, MPP 2012,  European Parliament Liaison Office and EU Headquarters; Washington D.C., USA and Brussels, Belgium 
  • Parvathi Santhosh-Kumar, MPP 2012, Adrienne Hall Fellow, White House Council for Community Solutions; Washington D.C., USA 
  • Sonya Soni, MTS 2012, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Partners in Health Nyaya Health Project; Achham, Nepal 
  • Sorbrique Grant, MPP 2011, WAPPP WLB Fund, 2011 Barbara Jordan Award recipient; 
  • Varina Winder, MPP 2011, Adrienne Hall Fellow, 2011 Holly Taylor Sargent Award student awardee; 
  • Yusuf Neggers, PHD Public Policy 2016, Cultural Bridge Fellow, MIT Jameel Poverty Action Lab and Satark Nagrik Sangathan (SNS); Delhi, India 
  • Zan Larson, MPP YEAR,  U.N. Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking; Vienna, Austria 

  • Afreen Akhter, MPP 2011, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Shuhada Organization; Afghanistan 
  • Afua Entsuah, MPP 2011, Cultural Bridge Fellow, working with the Philanthropy Secretariat within the Office of the President of Liberia; Liberia 
  • Alexandra Fielden, MPP 2011, Cultural Bridge Fellow, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA); Maldives 
  • Allison Muehlenbeck, MPP 2011, Council of Women World Leaders Fellow, Women's Political Participation and Leadership Program at Club of Madrid; Madrid, Spain 
  • Andrew Fraker, MPA/ID 2011, Cultural Bridge Fellow, TEPAV; Turkey 
  • Anitha Sivasankaran, PHD Economics 2013, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Center for Micro Finance; Thanjavur, India 
  • Ellen Abbott, MPA 2011, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Anza; Tanzania 
  • Hannah Lantos, MPA/ID 2011, Roy Family Intern, Technoserve; Maputo, Mozambique 
  • Melanie Vant, MPP 2011, Cultural Bridge Fellow, PRADAN; India 
  • Nina Teng, MPA/ID 2011, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Gross National Happiness Commission (GNHC); Thimphu, Bhutan 
  • Sara Nadel, MPA-ID 2009 and PHD Public Policy 2015, Adrienne Hall Fellow, Research with Dr. Hanna; LOCATION 
  • Varina Winder, MPP 2011, Roy Family Intern, Catalyst Inc.; New York, New York 
  • Sybill Hyppolite, SCM 2010, Cultural Bridge Fellow, maternal mortality research; Haiti 
  • Yoojin Kim, MPP 2011, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Asian Migrant Centre; Hong Kong 
  • Priyanka Sinha, MPP 2011, Cultural Bridge Fellow, Ministry of Women and Child Development (MWCD); India