#ElliottProud: Alexis Olson

Alexis Olson is a Business Analyst at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. She received B.A.s in Political Science, English, and International Studies from the University of Idaho. After studying Spanish Language and Literature in Valencia, Spain, she moved to D.C. to begin her M.A. in International Affairs at the Elliott School, focusing on conflict …

#ElliottProud: Nidhi Upadhyaya

Nidhi Upadhyaya graduated from the Elliott School of International Affairs in May 2017 with a Master’s degree in International Affairs concentrating in International Economic Affairs and Development. She is currently an Assistant Director at the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center and has previously worked with Bower Group Asia, the Department of Political Science at GWU, …

#WeAreElliott: Amanda Shaver

Amanda Shaver, a native Bostonian, is a second-year graduate student in the MAIA program, with a double concentration in International Security Studies and Global Energy and Environmental Policy. She graduated with a BA from the Elliott School in 2016 in International Affairs and Economics. During her time at Elliott, she's interned with Senator Ed Markey, …

#ElliottProud: Miranda Prosdotti

Miranda Prosdotti graduated with an MA in International Affairs from the Elliott School in May 2017. While at the Elliott School, Miranda has concentrations in International Law and Conflict Resolution, with a particular focus on women in conflict and post-conflict settings. She wrote her Master’s thesis on Sexual Exploitation and Abuse by UN Staff and Peacekeepers …

#ElliottProud: Darah Philip

Darah Phillip graduated from the Elliott School’s Masters of Art in International Affairs program in 2017 with a concentration in Asian studies. While at the Elliott School, Darah interned at Sasakawa USA, the Mekong Development Research Institute in Hanoi, Vietnam, and at the International Peace and Security Institute. Prior to enrolling in the Elliott School, …

#WeAreElliott: Ify Okpali

Marian (Ify) Okpali, is an MA International Affairs student, graduating in May 2019. Her concentrations are in Global Energy & Environmental Policy. This past year, she completed an internship in the Global Energy Center of the Atlantic Council, as well as an internship in the Environment program of Asia Foundation (Thailand) through the Freeman Fellowship …

#WeAreElliott: Camisha Johnson

Camisha Johnson is a second-year MA International Affairs student concentrating in International Security Studies and Conflict Resolution. She earned her bachelor's degree in Global Studies from Midwestern State University in her native Texas. She previously interned with the Department of State at the U.S. Embassy to Belgium and spent Spring 2017 studying abroad at Ewha …