Meet MGA Students


Current students and alumni from the master of global affairs program in the Keough School of Global Affairs represent more than 60 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; Guatemala; Haiti; Honduras; Hungary; India; Indonesia; Iran; Japan; Kazakhstan; Kenya; Kyrgyzstan; Lebanon; Mali; Mexico; Moldova; Mongolia; Morocco; Myanmar; Nepal; Nicaragua; Nigeria; Pakistan; Palestine; Peru; the Philippines; Russia; Sierra Leone; Singapore; South Africa; South Korea; Syria; Taiwan; Tajikistan; Trinidad and Tobago; Tunisia; Turkey; Ukraine; Uganda; the United Kingdom; the United States; Uzbekistan; Venezuela; Vietnam; Yemen; 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.



Aleithia Low

Aleithia Low

International Peace Studies, 2024

Singapore

Aleithia Low most recently ran the communications team for Yara International’s digital agriculture team. Prior to that, she managed the philanthropic activity of a family foundation, supporting anti-trafficking, climate resilience, and sustainable livelihood initiatives across Southeast Asia. She also has experience in impact investing, agriculture, environmental, and arts education.

Aleithia graduated from Yale-NUS College’s inaugural class with a BA (honors) in arts and humanities. As a Social Impact Fellow, she conducted research on the legacy of war in Vietnam and its portrayal in photography and literature. After graduation, she co-founded YNPACt, an alumni network that promotes nonprofit and social impact work.

Aleithia’s professional goal is to establish more equitable funding ecosystems and organizational structures, particularly for environmental organizations in Southeast Asia. As a master of global affairs student, Aleithia is the recipient of a Kroc Institute Fellowship.