November 26, 2018
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Students in the Program in Asian and Middle East Studies go on to careers in a variety of fields.
From professional careers to graduate studies to non-profit work, here is a look at how recent make their mark beyond the Hill.
Saige Simpson '16
City Year participant, Washington, D.C.
Alex Britt '15
Junior planner, BBDO Worldwide, New York City
Sarah Gold '15
English teacher, Avalon Institute, Seoul, South Korea
Kelsey Hamilton '15
Research assistant, American Enterprise Institute, Washington, D.C.
Anna Bammerlin '14
Junior fellow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington, D.C.
Weining Hu '14
Compliance analyst (China team), Kroll, Washington, D.C.
Jenny S. Osman '14
English language assistant, Le Ministre d'Éducation Nationale, Lille, France
Henry S. Asher '13
Senior consultant, New Pathway Education and Technology Group, Shanghai, China
Liliana E. Martinez '13
English teacher, AMIDEAST, Morocco
Ian P. O'Donnell-McCarthy '13
Assistant vice president, Auction.com, New York City
Alix E. Schram '13
Development and marketing associate, Habitat for Humanity, Washington, D.C.
Tess M. Waggoner '13
English teaching assistant, Turkish Fulbright Commission, Kirikkale University, Kirikkale, Turkey
Mark Bosse ’12
Fulbright Research Fellow, China
Shakira Raheem ’11
Boren scholarship, studied Arabic/Darija in Rabat, Morocco
Laura Garland ’10
Fulbright research fellow, Arabic and media studies, Bahrain
Graduate student in Near Eastern Studies, NYU
Carrie E. Walther ’10
Volunteer and educational coordinator, East African Community Services, Seattle, WA
Christopher J. Tucker ’08
Consultant, PRTM Management Consultants, Washington, DC
Jian Lu ’08
Program/development coordinator, Brookings Institution, Washington, DC
Ashleigh M. Chin ’08
English/language arts teacher, Maryland Academy of Technology and Health, Baltimore, MD
Willow Belden ’07
Fulbright research fellow, Arabic and Cultural Identity Studies, Jordan
M.A. in journalism, Columbia University
Anchor, National Public Radio (Wyoming)
Sarah E. Brieshke ’07
Seafood watch coordinator, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey, CA
Devika Saxena ’04
Development manager, Teach for America , Rio Grande Valley, TX
Richa Jha ’03
Consultant, Accenture Inc., Kent, England
Hisham Foad ’99
Director, Center for Islamic and Arabic Studies
Assistant professor of economics, San Diego State University