At the Keough School, I gained essential insights on ways to frame and position a policy change for different audiences.
Hugo manages the Clinton Health Access Initiative Malaria Program in Guatemala. His team advises the national government in health policy strategies.
A physician from Mexico, Flores Navarro says the Keough School helped prepare him for this new role, where he routinely interacts with national and regional representatives from multilateral bodies such as the Inter-American Development Bank and the Pan American Health Organization.
“Understanding how organizational, political, and economic factors interact with health policy and why it is hard to make policy changes has been crucial,” he says. At the Keough School, Flores Navarro gained essential insights on ways to frame and position a policy change for different audiences.
He says the Keough School’s Master of Global Affairs is “an excellent opportunity to learn from wonderful professors across many disciplines—and from a genuinely diverse cohort made up of students from all over the world and all types of backgrounds.”
The opportunities and resources that were available to me at the Keough School were extraordinary.
Rachel is a Presidential Management Fellow at the US Department of State in Washington, DC. In her work as a program analyst for the US State Department’s Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs, Rachel coordinates foreign assistance to Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
“The opportunities and resources that were available to me at the Keough School were extraordinary,” Rachel says. “I was able to take classes that focused on my specific interests including international human rights law, modern Europe, and US public policy, and I was able to hold two research positions.”
As a student, Rachel worked as a research associate with the Notre Dame Reparations Design and Compliance Lab, housed at the Keough School’s Kellogg Institute for International Studies. In this role, she worked with Keough School faculty Diane Desierto and Aníbal Perez-Liñan to create a database that tracks recommendations made by the World Bank.
Students from 30+ countries form a close-knit community of unparalleled diversity
Skills and methods classes focus on practical skills needed for success in the global workforce
All students receive funding to work with global organizations addressing real problems