Alumni Stories

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Yasmine Ansari, 2021

Hometown:  Tehran, Iran
Add'l Degrees:  Women and Gender Studies and Arabic
Int'l Experience: United Kingdom
Extracurriculars: SU Students for Justice in Palestine

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Michael Ninen, 2020

Hometown:  Portland, OR
Add'l Degrees:  Spanish, Latin American Studies 
Int'l Experience:  Mexico, Guatemala
Internship:  One Equal Heart Foundation

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Melissa Cuevas, 2019

Hometown:  Mountain View, CA
Add'l Degrees:  Chinese, Spanish, and Latin American Studies 
Int'l Experience: Mexico, Dominican Republic
Internship: Intern for Senator Patty Murray’s Seattle Office

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Genevieve Jesse, 2018

Hometown:  Omaha, NE
Add'l Degrees:  French 
Int'l Experience:  France 
Internship:  Days for Girls International 

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Lucas Christensen, 2020

Hometown:  St. Louis, MO
Add'l Degrees:  Political Science, Arabic 
Int'l Experience:  Spain

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Ruth Yohannes, 2019

Hometown:  Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Add'l Degrees:  
Political Science
Int'l Experience:  
Tara Expeditions (Paris, France)

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Andrew Orita, 2020

Hometown:  West Windsor, NJ
Add'l Degrees:  Japanese
Int'l Experience:   Japan
Internships:  Intern at Japan Society in New York, NY

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Isabeau Belisle Dempsey, 2019

Hometown:  Chicago, IL
Add'l Degrees: 
Spanish, Latin American Studies 
Int'l Experience:  
México, Guatemala
Global Visionaries

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David Lin, 2018

Hometown:  Spokane, WA
Add'l Degrees:  History 
Int'l Experience:  UK
Internship:  Office of Senator Maria Cantwell – Seattle

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Hope Verenakaiwai Tucker, 2018

Hometown: Honolulu, HI
Languages: Bahasa Indonesia
Int'l Experience: Serbia, Indonesia
Internship: NGO Atina in Belgrade, Serbia

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Ryan Giannini, 2018

Hometown:  Phoenix, Arizona
Add'l Degrees:  Political Science, Asian Studies, Japanese
Int'l Experience:  Japan
Internship:  City of Seattle Legislative Department

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Meaghan Bogart, 2017

Hometown:  Portland, OR
Add'l Degrees:  Latin American Studies 
Int'l Experience:  Mexico, Nicaragua, Cuba, Peru
Internship:  Global Washington

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Iris Ivaniš, 2017

Hometown:  Požega, Croatia
Add'l Degrees:  Strategic Communications
Int'l Experience:  United States, Slovenia
Internship:  Seattle University Athletics

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Olivia Mejia-Martinez, 2017

Hometown:  Los Angeles , CA
Add'l Degrees:  French, Political Science 
Int'l Experience:  France, Senegal, Colombia
Internship:  King County’s Prosecuting Attorney’s Offic

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Cilia Jurdy, 2016

Hometown:  Seattle, WA
Add'l Degrees:  Art History, International Economic Development 
Int'l Experience:  Jordan
Internship:  Frye Art Museum

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Andrew Gorvetzian, 2015

Hometown:  Albuquerque, NM
Add'l Degrees:  Spanish, Latin American studies 
Int'l Experience:  Chile, Guatemala, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Nicaragua
Internship:   Centre for Sustainable Agriculture, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

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Daniel Griffith, 2012

Hometown:  Portland, OR
Add'l Degrees: Spanish 
Int'l Experience:  Argentina, Philippines
Internship:  U.S. Department of State internship at U.S. Embassy, Honduras

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