Alumni Peacebuilders

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

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

Ellis Jones, M.A. ’92

Ellis Jones is the author of The Better World Handbook, a guide for people who want to make a positive difference in the world and assistant professor of sociology at College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Massachusetts. 

Ellis Jones

Noah Salameh, M.A. ’94

Noah Salameh is the director and co-founder of the Center for Conflict Resolution in Bethlehem, Palestine.

Noah Salameh

Monica Hurtado, M.A. ’99

Monica Hurtado is Assistant Professor at the Universidad de La Sabana, Bogota, Colombia. She researches human trafficking and the exploitation of children.

Monica Hurtado

S.P. Udayakumar, M.A. ’90

S.P. Udayakumar founded and directs the South Asian Community Centre for Education and Research (SACCER) in Tamil Nadu, India.

S.P. Udayakumar