Alumni Peacebuilders

Sammy Mwiti, M.A. ’06

Sammy Mwiti is a communications specialist for the United Nations Development Programme in Harare, Zimbabwe.

Sammy Mwiti

Martin Ewi, M.A. ’01

Martin Ewi, from Cameroon, is a senior researcher at the Institute for Security Studies in Pretoria, South Africa. Previously, he worked as a political affairs officer at the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, based in The Hague in the Netherlands.

Martin Ewi

Anna Walther, M.A. ’08

Anna Walther is an associate attorney at Martinez, Aguilasocho & Lynch, APLC, in Bakersfiled, California, where she advocates for the rights of farmworkers. 

Anna Walther

Leon Malazogu, M.A. ’00

Leon Malazogu is the Ambassador of the Republic of Kosovo to Japan, based out of Tokyo. He is also the non-resident Ambassador to the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Republic of Palau and the Federated States of Micronesia.

Leon Malazogu

Dan Moriarty, M.A. ’01

Daniel Moriarty is director of the Maryknoll Bolivia Mission Immersion Program in Cochabamba, Bolivia.

Dan Moriarty

Samuel Toe, M.A. ’09

Samuel Toe is a PhD student in Politics and International Political Economy at the University of East Anglia in the United Kingdom. 

Samuel Toe

Njuhi Chege, M.A. ’11

Njuhi Chege is the Country Engagement Coordinator for Women and Girls Lead Global in Nairobi, Kenya. 

Njuhi Chege

Adriana Quiñones Giraldo, M.A. ’99

Adriana Quiñones Giraldo is the Country Representative for UN Women Guatemala, the United Nations entity that supports the empowerment of women and girls.

Adriana Quiñones Giraldo

Burçu Munyas, M.A. ’06

Burçu Munyas is the global program manager for the Child Poverty Global Initiative for Save the Children in London.

Burçu Munyas

Helena Hofbauer Balmori, M.A. ’98

Helena Hofbauer Balmori is the Regional Representative for the Ford Foundation, directing the Mexico and Central America Office in Mexico City. 

Helena Hofbauer Balmori

Tilla Sewe Antony, M.A. ’98

Tilla Sewe Antony is Senior Staff member at the International Monetary Fund in Washington, D.C., where he focuses on macroeconomic policies and poverty reduction in middle and low-income countries. 

Tilla Sewe Antony

Josh Jacobs-Velde, M.A. ’04

Josh Jacobs-Velde, a rabbi, provides spiritual leadership at Oseh Shalom, a vibrant Reconstructionist Jewish synagogue in Laurel, Maryland

Josh Jacobs-Velde

Alejandro Ferreiro, M.A. ’90

Alejandro Ferreiro is Director of Espacio Público (Public Space), an independent research center in Santiago, Chile, an organization working on public policy issues in Chile and beyond.

Alejandro Ferreiro

Myla Leguro, M.A. ’10

Myla Leguro is the Program Director for Advancing Interreligious Peacebuilding (AIP), part of Catholic Relief Services in Mindanao, Phillippines. 

Myla Leguro

Rosette Muzigo-Morrison, M.A. ’93

Rosette Muzigo-Morrison is a Legal Officer for the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court, The Hague, Netherlands. 

Rosette Muzigo-Morrison

Irene Perureña , M.A. ’91

Irene Perureña is the Executive Vice President of Ciudad del Saber (City of Knowledge) Foundation in Panama City. 

Irene Perureña

Denis Okello, M.A. ’07

Denis Okello’s work and research focuses on ending hunger and malnutrition in developing countries and has intersected with humanitarian efforts in his native country, Uganda. 

Denis Okello

George Wachira, M.A. ’91

In the wake of unprecedented post-election violence in Kenya, George Wachira helped found a group that served as an important forerunner to international mediation. 

George Wachira

Tahir Aziz, M.A. ’03

Tahir Aziz is based in London, but his work for Conciliation Resources, a think tank supporting local, national, and international organizations seeking to resolve violent conflict, often brings him to Pakistani-administered Kashmir, his native region.

Tahir Aziz

Jill Sternberg, M.A. ’90

Jill Sternberg works with the people of Timor-Leste to build and support the country’s young democracy.

Jill Sternberg