Meet MGA Students


Current students and alumni from the master of global affairs program in the Keough School of Global Affairs represent more than 50 countries including:

Afghanistan; Argentina; Bangladesh; Belarus; Belize; Botswana; Burkina Faso; Canada; Chile; China; Colombia; Costa Rica; Democratic Republic of Congo; Ecuador; Egypt; El Salvador; Ethiopia; Finland; The Gambia; Ghana; Haiti; Honduras; Hungary; India; Indonesia; Iran; Japan; Kazakhstan; Kenya; Kyrgyzstan; Lebanon; Mali; Mexico; Moldova; Mongolia; Morocco; Nepal; Nicaragua; Nigeria; Pakistan; Palestine; Peru; the Philippines; Russia; Sierra Leone; South Africa; South Korea; Taiwan; Tajikistan; Trinidad and Tobago; Turkey; Ukraine; Uganda; the United Kingdom; the United States; Uzbekistan; Vietnam; and Zimbabwe.

Our students bring a wealth of professional experience in international development, education, peacebuilding, environmental conservation, human rights, humanitarian assistance, journalism, and other fields. All students in the class have received fellowships thanks to a number of generous families, as well as foundation support and funding from institutes and the University more widely.



Abigail Ginzburg

Abigail Ginzburg

Global Affairs + Specialization, 2022

United States

Abigail Ginzburg recently returned from serving as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Kosovo, where she taught English and organized workshops and camps focused on critical thinking skills and women’s empowerment. Prior to her Peace Corps service, she volunteered with Utah’s Refugee Education and Training Center through AmeriCorps, facilitating community-led grants and STEM programming for people of all ages. She graduated with a BA in Russian and Eastern European studies from the University of Chicago and is fluent in Russian and Serbian. Abigail is the recipient of a Coca-Cola Global Affairs Fellowship.