Alumni Peacebuilders

Anastasia Kushleyko, M.A. ’01

Anastasia Kushleyko is a regional legal adviser for the International Committee of the Red Cross, where she leads efforts to integrate and promote international humanitarian law.

Anastasia Kushleyko

Hannah Wu, M.A. ’90

Hannah Wu is the Secretary for the Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice. The group is part of the Special Procedures Branch of the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCHR) headquarters in Geneva.

Hannah Wu

Molly Kinder, B.A. ’01

Molly Kinder is director of agriculture and Europe policy for ONE, a nonpartisan advocacy organization that works to mitigate extreme poverty.

Molly Kinder

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

Brian Klein, B.A. ’08

Brian Klein is a PhD student studying Environmental Science, Policy and Management at the University of California, Berkeley, studying the political economy of energy and extractive industries. 

Brian Klein

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

Njuhi Chege, M.A. ’11

Njuhi Chege is the founder and CEO of Riri Jewellery, a business that promotes peacebuilding through art by connecting Kenyan artisans with global markets.

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

Matt Walsh, B.A. ’06

Matthew Walsh is a member of the U.S. Secretary of State’s Policy Planning Staff in Washington, D.C., where he focuses on Africa and development.

Matt Walsh

Helena Hofbauer, M.A. ’98

Helena Hofbauer is manager for partnership development at International Budget Partnership, which works to reduce poverty and improve quality of governance.

Helena Hofbauer

Jessica Bailey, B.A. ’01

Jessica Bailey is the sustainable development program officer for the Rockefeller Brothers Fund in New York, where she focuses on climate change.

Jessica Bailey

Tilla Sewe Antony, M.A. ’98

Tilla Sewe Antony is economic governance advisor and global NGOs coordinator at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington, D.C.

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