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SIPA’s annual Alumni Day and Class Reunion Dinner took place on Saturday, April 6 bringing almost 300 alumni from around the world for a day of speakers, panel discussions and networking.

This year’s panel discussions focused on timely issues about which SIPA alumni and faculty have deep and current knowledge including the global economy, news and media, national security, sustainable cities, cyber risk to financial stability, and innovation and social enterprise for sustainable development.

A luncheon with keynote speaker Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin MIA '03 anchored the day’s activities which ended with a cocktail reception for Alumni Day and Class Reunion participants followed by the Class Reunion Dinner celebrating class years ending in 4 and 9.

Thank you to all of our alumni who made it a truly memorable reunion weekend. Please enjoy the picture gallery highlighting the day’s events and please stay connected to SIPA!

Read Full Article and Watch Keynote address here

AGENDA

Event Schedule

Please check back for program updates. Schedule is subject to change.

Events will take place at Columbia University in Faculty House, the International Affairs Building and Low Memorial Library.

Saturday, April 6, 2019

9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Celebrating Five Years of SIPA’s Gender and Public Policy Specialization (International Affairs Building)
Breakfast and discussion for alumni hosted by GPPS Director Yasmine Ergas.
For information and registration click here.
(Note: This event is free, but there is a separate registration.)

11:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Registration for Alumni Day (Faculty House)

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch (Faculty House)

Welcome remarks from Dean Merit E. Janow and Kirsten Imohiosen MPA '03, Chair of the SIPA Alumni Association

Keynote Speaker: Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin MIA '03

2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Sessions (International Affairs Building)

Trade and the Global Economy in 2019 (Room 1501)
A Conversation with Dean Merit E. Janow and Robert D. Hormats, Vice Chairman, Kissinger Associates

Gender Under Threat: Opportunities in the Crisis (Room 1512)
Moderated by Yasmine Ergas, Lecturer and Director of the  Specialization in Gender and Public Policy

Terrorist Recruitment in an Internet Age (Room 404)
Faculty Spotlight with Tamar Mitts, Assistant Professor 

3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Networking Coffee Hour (IAB, 15th Floor Lobby and 4th Floor)

The SIPA Students Association (SIPASA) will be selling merchandise (cash sales only).

The Journal of International Affairs will have a table on the 4th floor.

4:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Sessions (International Affairs Building)

Decision Making in an Era of Information Deluge and Disinformation
(Room 1501)
Moderated by Jason Healey, Senior Research Scholar and Adjunct Professor   

Humanitarian Protection in a New Era of Asylum Policies (Room 1512)
Moderated by Daniel Naujoks, Adjunct Associate Professor

Delivering a Sustainable Financial System - Where Do We Stand? (Room 405)
Moderated by Elie Chachoua MPA ‘09, Sustainable Finance Strategist

From the Classroom to the Field: SIPA’s Capstone and EPD Projects
(Room 404)
Spotlight on current students and alumni serving as project advisors 

5:30 p.m.

Registration for Class Reunion Dinner (Low Memorial Library)

6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Cocktail Reception (Low Memorial Library, Faculty Room)

7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Class Reunion Dinner (Low Memorial Library, Rotunda)

ATTENDEES

LIST OF ATTENDEES

Last Update: Friday, April 5.

Class Reunion Ambassadors for 2019    

Ed Brockhoff MPA '14

Patrick Cooper MIA '14

Alejandra Espinosa MPA '14

Ruba Shweihat MPA '14

Laura Sundblad MPA '14

Idalia Amaya MIA '09

Elie Chachoua MPA '09

Shweta Kapoor MIA '09

Rafael Rodriguez-Leal MPA '09

Dening Lohez MIA '04

Eliza Prendzova MIA '99

Valerie Ramirez Mukherjee MPA '99

Alexandra Salomon MIA '99

Constance Hunter MIA '94

Nima Patel Edwards MIA '94

 

Reunion Class of 1994    

Cristine Betters MIA '94

Angali Chen MIA '94

Greg Dalton MIA '94

Lorenzo Dominguez MIA '94

Mayada El-Zoghbi MIA '94

Laurence Freed MIA '94

Kristen Funk MIA '94

Susan Gates MIA '94

Chelsea Gorr MIA '94

Sheila Grudem MIA '94

Constance Hunter MIA '94

Kimberly Jessup MIA '94

Rachel Lindell MIA '94

Barbara Magnoni MIA '94

Kirsti Hastings McCabe MIA '94

Markus Mueller MIA '94

Nima Patel Edwards MIA '94

Meaghan Smith MIA '94

Lisa Tarantino MIA '94

Anastasia Xenias MIA '94

Azmat Zuberi MIA '94

Reunion Class of 1999    

Jennifer Baker MPA '99

Kathleen Brannagan MPA '99

Gianluca Buono MIA '99

Fred Cocozzelli MIA '99

Caroline Cruise MIA '99

Laura DeDominicis MIA '99

Aaron Freedman MIA '99

Debby Furman Greenberg MPA '99

Sumant Inamdar MPA '99

Angela Jimenez MPA '99

Debra Jones MIA '99

Austin Merrill MIA '99

Jeff Metzler MPA '99

Caroline Minkin MPA '99

Leslie Ordeman MIA '99

Eliza Prendzova MIA '99

Valerie Ramirez Mukherjee MPA '99

Alexandra Salomon MIA '99

Reunion Class of 2004    

Sahar Al-Nasrallah MPA-ESP '04

Kristin Arnoldi MPA-EPM '04

Dening Lohez MIA '04

   
Reunion Class of 2009    

Matthew Aho MIA '09

Martyne Aimé MIA '09

Ana Almanzar MIA '09

Idalia Amaya MIA '09

Zaina Arafat MIA '09

Maria Arizmendi MIA '09

Kat Athanasiades MIA '09

Manel Avella MPA '09

Maria Avellaneda MIA '09

Nicolas Beauchet MPA '09

Erica Berenstein MIA '09

Elena Blomstrom MIA '09

Marcin Buzanski MIA '09

Elie Chachoua MPA-ESP '09

Na Cheung MIA '09

Christina Corea MPA '09

Maria Eugenia del Castillo MPA '09

Chris DeRusha MIA '09

Carlos Diaz MPA '09

Courtney Doggart MIA '09

Isabela Echeverry MIA '09

Indra Erichsen MIA '09

Marisol Espinoza MPA '09

William Fenn MPA '09

Maria A. Fernandez MPA '09

Olivia Gimeno MIA '09

Chelsea Gorr MPA '09

Dan Green MIA '09

Difei Hu MPA '09

Portia Hunt MIA '09

Besnik Hyseni MIA '09

Christopher Kaminker MIA '09

Rajan Kapoor MIA '09

Elizabeth Keeney MPA '09

Monika Kowalczykowski MPA '09

Tore Langhelle MIA '09

Valerie Leon MPA '09

Jordan Love MPA '09

Rocio Mora MPA '09

Juan Pablo Morales MPA '09

Elizabeth Nunez MIA '09

Julia Ortiz Rios MPA '09

Shaila Parikh MIA '09

Miguel Posada MIA '09

Gabriela Reues MPA '09

Rafael Rodriguez-Leal T. MPA '09

Paola Roldan MIA '09

Regina Salanova MIA '09

Estefania Samper Carrasco MIA '09

Katsuhisa Sato MIA '09

Kenneth Scheffler MIA '09

Emma San Segundo Riesco MPA '09

Rebekkah Schear MIA '09

Oksana Shulyar MIA '09

Denise Singley MIA '09

Leehe Skuler MPA '09

Rachel Sorey MIA '09

Sarita Subramanian MPA '09

Morten Svendstorp MIA '09

Chris Thurlow MPA '09

Johan Tingulstad MIA '09

Omar Valdez MIA '09

Gabor Veress MPA '09

Reunion Class of 2014    

Pavina Adunratana MPA '14

Amna Ahmad MPA '14

Jessica Ames MPA-DP '14

Anahita Arora MIA '14

Demetra Atsaloglou MPA '14

Jessica Benjamin MPA '14

Miriam Bensky MIA '14

Edward Brockhoff MPA '14

Carol Caceres MPA '14

Alexis Cedeno MIA '14

Tatiana Chelli MIA '14

Gillian Chen MPA '14

Daniel Cohn MIA '14

Aires Conceicao MIA '14

Patrick Cooper MIA '14

Pennie Douligeris MPA '14

Nicholas Engler MIA '14

Alejandra Espinosa MPA '14

Henry Fernandez MIA '14

Jesper Frant MPA-DP '14

Swami Ganesan MPA-DP '14

Heather George MPA-DP '14

Thomas Gilchrist MIA '14

Robin Goldberg MIA '87

Michael Goode MPA-DP '14

Michelle Kim MIA '14

Lina Ko MPA '14

Runa Koli MPA '14

Rachana Kumar MPA '14

Greg Levin MPA-DP '14

Yuliya Lisouskaya MIA '14

Josef Lukan MPA '14

Sarah Malachowsky MPA '14

Michael Manavdjian MIA '14

Kine Martinussen MIA '14

Ellie Maruyama MIA '14

Cassandra Mensah-Abrampah MIA '14

Divya Nair MPA '14

Alexia Nunez MPA '14

Stacy Pearl MPA '14

Patricia Perez MPA '14

Curtis Probst MPA-ESP '14

Yiming Qu MIA '14

Jaime Reyes MPA '14

Yuliya Rimsky MIA '14

Sabina Rizvi MPA '14

Celine Ruben-Salama MPA-ESP '08

Peter Sang MPA-EPM '14

Charles Santangelo MPA '83

Aline Sara MIA '14

Ajay Satchit MPA '14

Zinash Seyoum MIA '14

Madeline Silva Khan MPA '14

Sysounthone Somboun MPA '14

Daniela Soulier MIA '14

Laura Sundblad MPA '14

Sophie Titolo MIA '14

Leah Verghese MPA '14

Ankita Vijay MIA '14

Jenny Wang MIA '14

Barbara Wennerholm MIA '14

Andrew Wilson MPA-DP '14

James Profestas MPA '14

Laura Ramirez MIA '14

Other Class Years    

Ken Blacklow MPA '93

Emmania Blum MPA '13

Sebastian Borchmeyer MIA '12

Leonardo Bullaro MPA '08

Sarah Calderone MIA '18

Maria Paula Carvajal MPA '10

Colin Chan MPA '17

Bikram Chandra MIA '16

Anisa Costa MIA '98

Len Costa MIA '98

Dustin Craven MIA '93

Alessandra M. Da Silva MIA '89

Edward De Lia MIA '87

Melissa Donohue MIA '93

Habib Enayetullah MPA '91

Na Feng MPA-EPM '08

Thom Flohr IF '78

Edward Forman MPA '93

Bill Frelick GSAS '78

Chrissy Garton MPA '18

Joshua Gatmaitan MPA '05

Jennifer Gennaro MPA '18

Susan Gitelson MIA '66

Robin Goldberg MIA '87

Xin Guo MPA '16

Michael Hillmeyer MIA '96

Amy Huang MIA '16

Mounir Ibrahim MIA '08

Kirsten Imohiosen MPA '03

Karine Jean-Pierre MPA '03

David Johnson MIA '76

Vikram Kapur MIA '93

Elena Makovskaia MPA '08

SiuSue Mark MIA '02

Eugenia McGill MIA '00

Tanya Melich MPA '61

Gregory Miles MIA '78

Walter Miller MIA '01

Ekaterina Munina MPA '15

Stephanie Nieto MPA '13

Andres Ochoa Toasa MIA '17

Abbey Omokhodion MIA '00

Nick Parker MPA '18

Chimie Pemba MIA '96

Jason Press MIA '97

Amelia Prounis MIA '87

Ana Ravina Eirin MPA-DP '18

Laura Robinson MPA '10

Kathleen Roh MIA '15

Daniel Safran-Hon MIA '10

Faria Sami MPA '18

Charles Santangelo MPA '83

Clayton Shedd MPA '15

Elissa Slotkin MIA '03

Boris Sporer MIA '93

Kristen Stamboulian MPA '15

Felix Tan MPA '17

Maro Titus MPA '93

Eric Tucker MIA '84

Mila Tuttle MIA '05

Lindsay Wang MIA '17

Tracy Wilson MIA '86

Haven Yang MIA '18

Cleo Zhang MIA '16

Avigail Ziv MPA '05

SPEAKERS

ALUMNI DAY SPEAKERS

Last Update: Tuesday, April 2.

Alumni Day Keynote Speaker

Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin MIA '03

Elissa Slotkin was elected in November 2018 to represent Michigan’s 8th district in the U.S. House of Representatives. Previously, as the Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs in the Obama Administration, she was the principal advisor to the Under Secretary of Defense and Secretary of Defense on security strategy and policy issues related to the nations and international organizations of Europe (including the North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Russia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Western Hemisphere.

Elie Chachoua MPA ‘09
Sustainable Finance Strategist

Dr. Elie Chachoua worked for the EU High-Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance and was part of the core team behind the launch of the World Benchmarking Alliance - an international institution designed to produce free and publicly available benchmarks ranking companies on their contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals. Prior to that, Chachoua was a senior advisor on sustainable finance for the Climate Action Network and a managing editor for an award-winning series of The Economist Group.

Peter Clement
Visiting Senior Research Scholar and Adjunct Professor, Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies, Columbia SIPA

Peter Clement teaches Contemporary Russian Security Policy and Intelligence and US Foreign Policy. Clement comes to SIPA from the CIA, where he served as Deputy Assistant Director of CIA for Europe and Eurasia. From 2005-2013, he was Deputy Director for Intelligence for Analytic Programs. Clement is a longtime member of the Council on Foreign Relations the Association for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies. Clement holds a PhD in Russian history and an MA in Modern European history from Michigan State University.

Yasmine Ergas
Lecturer in International and Public Affairs and Director of the Specialization in Gender and Public Policy, Columbia SIPA

Yasmine Ergas, a lawyer and sociologist, has worked on gender and women’s rights as a policy analyst and advisor, scholar and advocate. She has served as a consultant to international and domestic policy organizations, including the OECD, UNESCO, the Millennium Villages Project, the New York City Commission on Human Rights, and CENSIS. Ergas has been awarded fellowships and grants from the American Council of Learned Societies, the Ford Foundation and the Italian Consiglio Nazionale della Ricerca. Ergas holds a JD from Columbia Law School.

Bill Frelick GSAS ‘78
Director, Refugee Policy Program, Human Rights Watch

Bill Frelick has served as the Refugee Rights Director at Human Rights Watch since 2005 through which he monitors, investigates, and documents human rights abuses against refugees, asylum seekers, and internally displaced persons, and advocates for the rights of forcibly displaced persons worldwide. From 2002-2005, Frelick was the director of Amnesty International USA’s Refugee Program. He was also previously the director of the US Committee for Refugees.

Alexandra Gonçalves-Peña
Supervising Attorney, Immigration Program, Catholic Migration Services

Alexandra Gonçalves-Peña specializes in removal and asylum law. She has worked in immigration law since 2006. She has represented hundreds of individuals before the Executive Office for Immigration Review and the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service and worked on numerous appeals before the Board of Immigration Appeals and US Courts of Appeals. She has worked at Central American Legal Assistance, HIAS, and as a supervising attorney at the American Friends Services Committee. Gonçalves-Peña holds a BA from Shimer College and a MSEL and JD from Vermont Law School.

Amy Grace MIA ‘09
Head of North America Research, Bloomberg New Energy Finance

Amy Grace leads a team responsible for producing and communicating analysis on the economics and strategic dynamics of the North American power, gas and environmental markets. Grace was previously head of Wind Insight at BNEF, where she led research on the global wind sector. Grace has spoken at numerous international conferences and been quoted extensively in the media.

Xin Guo MPA ‘16
Associate Migration Officer, International Organization for Migration

Xin Guo is a policy officer on migration and development covering thematic work on migrant protection and assistance at the United Nations Headquarters. Prior to joining IOM in 2017, she held various responsibilities such as serving the World Humanitarian Summit Secretariat in Istanbul and coordinating civil society engagement at the UN Summit for Refugee and Migrants.

Jason Healey
Senior Research Scholar and Adjunct Professor, Columbia SIPA

Jason Healey is a Senior Research Scholar at SIPA specializing in cyber conflict, competition and cooperation. He was one of the pioneers of cyber threat intelligence and has unique experience working in cyber conflict and security spanning fifteen years across the public and private sectors, including the White House and Goldman Sachs. Healey recently published a report on The Future of Financial Stability and Cyber Risk. Healey has degrees from the United States Air Force Academy (Political Science), Johns Hopkins University (Liberal Arts) and James Madison University (Information Security).

Suzanne Hollmann
Director of the Capstone Program, SIPA
Part-time Lecturer in International and Public Affairs

Suzanne Hollmann is responsible for the development of Capstone consulting projects at SIPA designed to solve public policy challenges across the public, private and non-profit sectors. Prior to SIPA, Hollmann was a lecturer in Ghana, West Africa for teacher training and development. She has a Master of Arts in international education development, with a focus on education in post conflict countries, from Teachers College, Columbia University and a BA in sociology and comparative literature from Bard College.

Robert D. Hormats
Vice Chairman, Kissinger Associates

Robert D. Hormats joined Kissinger Associates in 2013, prior to which he served as Under Secretary of State for Economic, Energy and Environmental Affairs. His areas of expertise and experience include international trade and investment, changes in the global economic order, intellectual property, foreign investment in the US, protection of trade secrets and global energy issues. He was also a member of Goldman Sachs for 25 years. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the New York Economics Club, and a member of the Advisory Board at SIPA.

Mounir Ibrahim MIA '08
Vice President Strategic Initiatives, Truepic

Mounir Ibrahim is Vice President of Strategic Initiatives for Truepic, a technology company that specializes in image authenticity. Previously, Ibrahim was a Foreign Service Officer with the US Department of State. He served in Damascus, Washington, Istanbul, Bogota, and New York at the US Mission to the United Nations. In 2013, he was recognized as one of Diplomatic Courier’s “Top 99 Under 33 Foreign Policy Leaders." Ibrahim received his masters in international affairs from Columbia University in 2008 and is a term member with the Council on Foreign Relations.   

Merit E. Janow
Dean, Professor of Professional Practice in International Economic Law and International Affairs, Columbia SIPA

Merit E. Janow is an internationally recognized expert in international trade and investment, with extensive experience in academia, government, international organizations and business. Since 1995, Janow has taught graduate courses at SIPA and Columbia Law School on international trade/WTO law, comparative antitrust law, China in the global economy, international trade and investment policy, among others. She has written several books and articles and frequently speaks before business, policy, and academic audiences. Janow has a JD from Columbia Law School and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Trilateral Commission.

Karine Jean-Pierre MPA '03
Lecturer in International and Public Affairs, SIPA; Chief Public Affairs Officer, MoveOn; Political Analyst, NBC & MSNBC

Karine Jean-Pierre's experience has ranged widely from presidential campaigns to grassroots activism, to local politics, to working in the White House. In 2014, She served as the Campaign Manager for ACLU's Reproductive Freedom Project. In 2011, Jean-Pierre served as Deputy Battleground States Director for President Obama's 2012 re-election campaign. Jean-Pierre also served as the Regional Political Director for the White House Office of Political Affairs. She received her MPA from Columbia University's SIPA in 2003.

Debra Jones MIA ‘99
Global Advocacy and Campaigning Director, Lumos

Debra Jones is a senior advocate with expertise influencing policy changes for women, children, and adolescents in poor and fragile states. Jones is a frequent speaker at the United Nations (UN) and events hosted by UN agencies, member states and civil society. She serves on advisory committees for partner organizations to influence strategy and campaign focus. She also specializes in developing and leading effective internal teams.

Christopher Kaminker MIA ‘09
Head of Sustainable Finance Research, SEB

Dr. Christopher Kaminker produces and oversees cross-asset research and strategy on sustainable finance and advises investors, corporates and sovereigns on ESG investment opportunities and risk management. Prior to joining SEB, Kaminker was the lead economist and policy analyst for sustainable finance at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). He represents SEB on the Executive Committee of the Green and Social Bond Principles and is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.

Rachana Kumar MPA ‘14
Engineering Director, Etsy

Rachana Kumar is a globally minded industry leader with a passion for using innovative technology to help others. As Engineering Director at Etsy, she leads product engineering teams, directing engineering initiatives that impact over 2 million creative entrepreneurs and 36 million active buyers. She is passionate about using technology for good. In 2018 Kumar received Digital Diversity Network’s Innovation and Inclusion Code Breakers Award, as well as an Innovators & Disrupters Award from New York on Tech.

Barbara Magnoni MIA ‘94
President, EA Consultants Adjunct Associate Professor of International and Public Affairs, SIPA

Barbara Magnoni is an international development advisor with over 23 years of international finance and development experience. She founded two private firms and currently leads EA Consultants, after working on Wall Street as an emerging market strategist. As a consultant, she has advised financial institutions, insurers, and international donors on improving access to inclusive financial services and health financing. Magnoni oversees the methodology, analysis, and deliverables on EA's consultancies, and manages the firm's strategic direction.

Eugenia McGill MPA ‘00
Senior Lecturer in the Discipline of International and Public Affairs, Interim Director of the Economic and Political Development Concentration, SIPA

Eugenia McGill directs the Workshop in Development Practice and teaches courses at SIPA. Her teaching and research interests include the social impacts of globalization, development interventions and development finance, particularly gender-related impacts. Previously, she was a senior officer at Asian Development Bank and practiced law with Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen and Hamilton in New York and Hong Kong. McGill has a JD from the University of Pennsylvania, MIA from SIPA, MAT from Northwestern University and BA from Williams College.

Walter Miller MIA ‘01
Adjunct Associate Professor of International and Public Affairs, SIPA

Walter Miller has been a Foreign Service Officer with the US Department of State since 2003. He was most recently the Deputy Political Counselor at the US Mission to the United Nations (USUN), where he worked on UN Security Council issues and led a team of negotiators focusing on the Middle East, Asia and Latin America. Previously, Miller worked with start-up companies focusing on international development and education. Miller has a MIA from Columbia University and a BA in literature and religious studies from the University of Michigan.

Tamar Mitts
Assistant Professor of International and Public Affairs, SIPA Faculty Member, Data Science Institute, Columbia University

Tamar Mitts is a political scientist who uses data science and machine learning to examine the dynamics of conflict and political violence. Her current research examines the behavior of Islamic State supporters on social media. Mitts has recently published pieces for the American Political Science Review and International Organization. Her other projects examine the social and political legacies of violence and terrorism and the role of rapidly-evolving media technologies on political processes around the world. She holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from Columbia University.

Daniel Naujoks
Adjunct Associate Professor, Columbia SIPA

Daniel Naujoks is a social and political scientist focused on international migration and development, refugees and displacement, transnational studies, gender, and the economic impact of migration. He has worked on development, migration, and population affairs with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), EC-UN Joint Migration and Development Initiative (JMDI), the UN Population Division, UNICEF and the International Labour Organization (ILO). Naujoks holds a PhD in political science and political economy from the University of Münster and a JD from Humboldt University in Berlin.

Adam Quinton
Adjunct Professor of International Affairs, Columbia SIPA; Founder & CEO, Lucas Point Ventures

Adam Quinton is a SIPA faculty member in the Management and Gender and Public Policy programs. Quinton founded Lucas Point Ventures which advises early stage companies and groups supporting startups with diverse founding teams. Previously, he was a Managing Director at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Quinton is a North American Jury member for the Cartier Women's Initiative Awards and a mentor for the 92Y Women in Power program. Quinton holds a BA and MA in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University and an MBA from Cass Business School, London.

Celine Ruben-Salama MPA ‘08
Principal, For the Long-Term, LLC
Lecturer, MS Sustainability Management Program, Columbia University

Celine Ruben-Salama is a business strategist focused on long-term value creation through innovation, risk reduction, efficiency, and long-term oriented sustainability planning. As American Express’ first Director of Sustainability/CSR, Reuben-Salama was responsible for environmental affairs including strategy setting, implementation, and communications for the enterprise globally. Today, Reuben-Salama advises large organizations on strategy and communications for environmental, social and governance issues. Her clients include Fortune 100 companies, public sector institutions and NGOs. To date, over 80 of her articles have appeared in various publications.

Alexandra Salomon MIA ‘99
Editor, WBEZ

Alexandra Salomon is an editor at WBEZ, Chicago’s NPR news station where she helps reporters and multimedia producers shape their stories. She was a senior producer for WBEZ’s global affairs program Worldview for eight years and before that, spent a decade reporting overseas. Salomon was awarded a Knight International Press Fellowship in 2006, a Peabody for team news coverage of September 11th and an Emmy Award at ABC News for investigative news coverage in 2001.

Avigail Ziv MPA ‘05
Executive Director, New York & New Jersey Resettlement Offices, IRC

Avigail Ziv joined the International Rescue Committee in 2008 and since has held a variety of positions including: Program Officer for the Asia, Caucasus and Middle East region; Deputy Country Director in Ethiopia; and, Senior Business Development Officer. In addition to her time at IRC, Ziv worked as Fund Manager for the South Asia Earthquake Relief Fund, and as a consultant and program manager for several NGOs and non-profits including FH360 and the UN Global Compact.

DONORS

2019 Class Reunion Donors as of Friday, April, 5.

2014

  • Tamar Sarah Abraham, MIA (USA)
  • Pavina Adunratanasee, MPA (SINGAPORE)
  • Edward Nigel James Brockhoff, MPA (USA)
  • Jesse Corradi, MIA (USA)
  • Bolormaa Enkhbat, MPA (MONGOLIA)
  • Bin Huang, MPA (USA)
  • Michael Sarkis Manavdjian, MIA (USA)
  • Christia Ziv Panizales, MIA (USA)
  • Carlos Antonio Petersen, MPA (USA)
  • Curtis Probst, MPA (USA)
  • James Profestas, MPA (USA)
  • Peter Sang, MPA (USA)
  • Aliya Shalabekova, MPA (KAZAKHSTAN)
  • Laura Elina Sundblad, MPA (NETHERLANDS)
  • Brian Einar Torgersen, MPA (USA)
  • Gabriela Koloffon Valdez, MIA (USA)
  • Phillip Weed, MPA (USA)
  • Nicholas Alexandar Zagaria, MPA (USA)

2009

  • Omar Fadhil Al-Nidawi, MIA (USA)
  • Daniel Alvarez MPA (USA)
  • Na Cheung, MIA (CHINA)
  • Ashely Cooper Cotton, MPA (USA)
  • Jackie Frankel, MPA (USA)
  • Carrie Lyn Gallagher, MPA (USA)
  • Helen Harris, MIA (USA)
  • Difei Vivian Hu, MPA (CHINA)
  • Scott Mitchell Karr, MPA (USA)
  • Valerie Leon, MPA (USA)
  • Robert T. Leonard, MIA (USA)
  • Kevin John McCaffrey, MIA (USA)
  • Sawa Nakagawa, MIA (SOUTH AFRICA)
  • Rafael Rodriguez-Leal T. MPA (USA)
  • Yoichiro Sato MIA (TOKYO)
  • Sarah Magdeleine Simoneau, MIA (BELGIUM)

2004

  • Bridget Anderson, MPA (USA)
  • Roshma A. Azeem, MPA (USA)
  • Matthew R. Baker, Ph.D. (USA)
  • Puja Chugani, MIA (USA)
  • Jennifer Bee Dudley, MPA (USA)
  • Rebecca Hales Goldsmith, MIA (USA)
  • Laura Elizabeth Hawkinson, MPA (USA)
  • Amy Elizabeth Heuer, MIA (United Kingdom)
  • Christoph Wilhelm Heuer, MIA (United Kingdom)
  • Kaori Takama Hotta, MIA (JAPAN)
  • Mary Tyler Johnson, MPA (USA)
  • Andrew T. Jhun, MPA (USA)
  • Anthi Kamarioti, MIA (GREECE)
  • Natasha Suzanne Kindergan, MIA (USA)
  • Leila Kulbayeva, MIA (Canada)
  • James Lewellis, MIA (USA)
  • Arthur Dominique Liacre, MIA (BRAZIL)
  • Dening Lohez, MIA (USA)
  • Manuel Nepomuceno Mejia, MPA (USA)
  • Alexandra Merle-Huet, MIA (USA)
  • Wesley Pulisic, MIA (USA)
  • Rebecca Hales Tunstall, MIA (USA)
  • Hongyuan Wang, MPA (CHINA)

1999

  • Orli Almog, MIA (USA)
  • Gabriella D. Barschdorff, MIA (USA)
  • Amy Chao, MIA (USA)
  • Laura A. De Dominicis MIA (USA)
  • Richard Albert Dikeman, MPA (USA)
  • Marisa Beth Goldstein, MIA (USA)
  • The Honorable Herman N. Johnson, Jr., MIA (USA)
  • Do-Hyung Kim, MIA (CANADA)
  • Ann E. March, MIA (USA)
  • Samuel Austin Merrill, MIA (USA)
  • Carolyn P. Miles, MIA (USA)
  • Eliza Prendzova, MIA (USA)
  • Valerie Ramirez, MPA (USA)
  • Alexandra Lisa Salomon, MIA (USA)
  • Will Tiao, MIA (USA)

1994

  • Laurie D. Barrueta, MIA (USA)
  • Michael James Brandmeyer, MIA (USA)
  • Andrian Roman Dacy MIA (UK)
  • Gregory R. Dalton, MIA (USA)
  • Elizabeth Rose Daly, MPA (USA)
  • Robert Laurence Direnzo, MPA (UNITED KINGDOM)
  • Tammy S. Fine, MPA (USA)
  • Cheryl Anne Frankiewicz, MIA (USA)
  • Charles Lewis Green, MIA (USA)
  • Yancy Ruben Garrido, Esq., MIA (USA)
  • Judith Hellerstein, MPA (USA)
  • Nicole Janine Holzapfel, MIA (USA)
  • Jeffrey Scott Huffman, MIA (USA)
  • Steve S. Kim, MIA (USA)
  • Karen Young Knapp, MPA (USA)
  • Kristin D. Lang, MIA (USA)
  • Marietta Angela Ries Lavicka, MIA (USA)
  • Rachel Eve Lindell, MIA (USA)
  • Erica Granetz Lowitz, MPA (USA)
  • Mark Matteson, MPA (USA)
  • Dinshaw J. Mistry, MIA (USA)
  • The Honorable Brian Leon Owsley, MIA (USA)
  • Beth Shair, MIA (USA)
  • Karuna Evelyne Shinsho, MIA (USA)
  • Hui Si, MIA (USA)
  • Deborah Elizabeth Ward, MPA (USA)
  • Azmat Jalil Zuberi MIA (USA)

1989

  • William Andrew Bodenlos, MIA (USA)
  • Carolyn B. Boldiston, MPA (USA)
  • Pamela Hawkins Casaudoumecq, MIA (USA)
  • Natalie Greenan Coburn, MIA (USA)
  • Maya Crone, Esq. MPA (USA)
  • Gary Di Gesu, MIA (USA)
  • Richard K. Golb, MIA (USA)
  • Jill M. Grillo, MIA (USA)
  • Andrea Johnson, MIA (USA)
  • Ellen Hope Polansky, MPA (USA)
  • Deborah Hannon Rosenblum, MIA (USA)
  • John Christopher Traylor (USA)
  • Frederic Vagnini, MIA (USA)
  • Efrot Weiss, MIA (USA)
  • Julio Zamora, MIA (USA)

1984

  • Roger Baumann, MIA (USA) 
  • Brent Feigenbaum, MIA (USA)
  • Michael William Galligan, Esq., MIA (USA)
  • Misty Mary Hathaway, MIA (USA) 
  • Noelle King, IF (USA)
  • Jirawat Liwprasert, MIA (THAILAND)
  • Roy Malmrose, MIA (USA)
  • Michael G. Merin MIA (USA)
  • Hyuk Moon, MIA (SOUTH KOREA)
  • Yukihiro Nishimura, MIA (JAPAN)
  • Deepa Mary Ollapally, MIA (USA)
  • Cynthia J. Rich, MIA (USA)
  • Michele M. Shafroth, IF (USA)
  • Melinda Macdonald Twomey, MIA (USA)
  • Fredrick Stephen Tuemmier, MIA (USA)
  • Gerald William Wicklin, Jr., MIA (USA)

1979

  • Elizabeth A. Bassan, MIA (USA)
  • William Ciaccio, MPA (USA)
  • Anthony R. Corea, MIA (USA)
  • David J. Farrell, Jr., MPA (USA)
  • Rhonda L. Ferguson- Augustus, Esq., MIA (USA)
  • Diane P. Fink, MIA (USA)
  • Mary S. Ginsberg, MIA (USA)
  • Anne W. Hamilton, MIA (USA)
  • Elisa A. Kapell, MIA (USA)
  • Joseph Osenni, Jr., MPA (USA)
  • Richard J. Pera, MIA (USA)
  • Betsey M. Rhoads, MIA (USA)
  • Carole J. Rosen, Certificate (USA)
  • Mehrdad Shooshani, MIA (USA)
  • Mozelle W. Thompson, IF (USA)
  • Claire S. Wellington, MIA (USA)
  • Susan Hammond Wolford, MIA (USA)

1974

  • Susie Gharib, MIA (USA)
  • Rex S. Heinke, IF (USA)
  • David W. Heleniak, IF (USA)
  • Edith R. Lim, Certificate (USA)
  • Peter J. Podbielski, MIA (USA)
  • Clyde E. Rankin III, IF (USA)
  • Drew M. Young II, MIA (USA)

1969

  • Olavi Arens, Certificate (USA)
  • John F. Khanlian, MIA (USA)
  • George M. Lazarus, IF (USA)
  • Therese Ruth Revesz, MIA (USA)
  • Susan B. Rifkin, MIA (USA)
  • Edward J. Vernoff, MIA (USA)
  • Chang-Chuan Wu, CERT (USA)

1964

  • John J. Costonis, IF (USA)
  • R. Anthony Elson, MIA (USA)
  • Kenneth Erickson, IF (USA)
  • John G. Garrard, Certificate (USA)
  • Edward Van K. Jaycox, MIA (USA)
  • Charles F. MacCormack, MIA (USA)
  • Ida May H. Mantel, MIA (USA)
  • John M. Reid, MIA (USA)
  • Raymond D. White, IF (USA)

1959

  • Aurelius Fernandez, MIA (USA)

1954

  • Henry Krisch, Certificate (USA)

1949

  • Egon E. Weck, MIA (USA)