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.

Angela Seidu

Angela Seidu

International Peace Studies, 2024


Angela worked at Catholic Relief Services (CRS) in Ghana for more than five years, providing technical support for the implementation of livelihood, youth empowerment, migration, gender, and peacebuilding interventions. She has represented CRS on regional platforms, facilitating discussion on issues of gender, youth integration, and peacebuilding in Africa. Angela has more than seven years of experience in community mobilization, group facilitation, academic and community research, youth engagement, and community development interventions. She also has vast experience in the implementation and management of migration and youth-led employment programs in West Africa.

In 2017, Angela completed her bachelor’s degree in family and consumer sciences at the University for Development Studies. She is passionate about rural community development, gender equity, peacebuilding, and livelihood opportunities for vulnerable youth. As a master of global affairs student, Angela is the recipient of a Kroc Institute Fellowship.