Fellow News

Council of American Ambassadors Fellowship Alumni - Where are they now?

Recent Fellow News

  • Rebecca Braun

    Class of 2012
    Rebecca Braun is currently a Peace Corps Volunteer serving in Cameroon and working on Youth Development. She ends her tour in August and will travel to Rwanda, Turkey, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, Croatia, Bosnia, Serbia, Romania, and Hungary . When she returns to the US at the end of 2015, she hopes to find a job in Washington, DC or Delaware. She can be reached at bexbraun@gmail.com or visit her Peace Corps blog at http://beckyslifeuncaged.blogspot.com/.
  • Sophia Henager

    Class of 2014
    Sophia Henager is working in Grand Rapids, MI as a Policy and Advocacy Fellow with the Christian Reformed Church of North America in the Office of Social Justice. In this role, she advocates for social justice and humanitarian aid in Congress and educates the public in current legislation that addresses these issues. She plans on applying to law school this year and pursuing a degree in International Human Rights Law.
  • Tara Slough

    Class of 2011
    Tara Slough is pursuing a PhD in Political Science at Columbia University, where she studies comparative politics, quantitative methods, and political economy. She is a recipient of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.
  • Sharon Sun

    Class of 2011
    Sharon Sun is a Senior Strategy Consultant at IBM Global Business Services in Washington, DC. She currently supports USAID's Office of Afghanistan & Pakistan Affairs and previously worked at the Pentagon with an US Army client. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Washington University in St. Louis in May 2012 with a major in International & Area Studies and minors in Political Science and Public Health.
  • Maria Slater

    Class of 2010
    After working as a teacher with Teach for America for two years in Metro Atlanta, Maria Slater returned to graduate school at the University of Virginia School of Law. She is beginning her third year of law school and working in Washington, DC this summer.
  • Josh Rubin

    Class of 2013
    Josh Rubin currently works at the State Department in the Office of the Secretary, as the Special Assistant to the Chief of Staff.
  • Lara Porter

    Class of 2013
    Lara Porter recently graduated from Hunter College with an MA in Economics. She will start working as an Equities Analyst at UBS Investment in August.
  • Sophia Zhang

    Class of 2012
    Sophia Zhang is in the Masters of Asian Studies program at Georgetown's School of Foreign Service. She received a Boren Fellowship and will study Japanese language at Waseda University for the 2016-2017 academic year. For the fellowship, she will also research the North Korean population residing in Japan. Previously, Sophia was a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant in South Korea.
  • Samuel Magaram

    Class of 2011
    Samuel Magaram is currently working as an Associate in Corporate Strategy at Capital One, an internal strategy consulting group.
  • Christian Allen

    Class of 2013
    This summer, Christian Allen will be going to China to participate in the State Department's Critical Language Scholarship program. After that, he will be spending 11 months in Taiwan as part of the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship program.