Alumni Peacebuilders

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 chief of staff for the Broadcasting Board of Governors, an organization that encompasses all U.S. civilian international broadcasting, including the Voice of America (VOA), Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL), Radio Free Asia (RFA), Radio and TV Martí, and the Middle East Broadcasting Networks (MBN)—Radio Sawa and Alhurra Television.

Matt Walsh

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

Stephanie Sluka Brauer, B.A. ’97

Stephanie Sluka Brauer is the resource development manager for Habitat for Humanity International’s Africa and Middle East regional office.

Stephanie Sluka Brauer

Tony Lang, B.A. ’90

Tony Lang holds a Chair in International Political Theory in the School of International Relations at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland.

Tony Lang

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

Steve Fuller, B.A. ’92

Steve Fuller, the commanding officer of the USS Nicholas, a U.S. Navy frigate, bridges the worlds of the military and peacebuilding.

Steve Fuller

Tona Boyd, B.A. ’03

Tona Boyd is chief counsel to Senator Cory A. Booker on the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Tona Boyd

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

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