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.

Anna Romandash

Anna Romandash

International Peace Studies, 2022


Anna Romandash is an award-winning journalist from Ukraine. She has collaborated with the Open Government Partnership, Freedom House, and the German media company Deutsche Welle. She works as a reporter and a digital policy expert focusing on sustainable media development, human rights, and information access. She has worked on media-related projects in Eastern Europe at Digital Communication Network, and has been a fellow of the Hansen Summer Institute, the Personal Democracy Forum, CNN, and ICANN, an American nonprofit that supports Internet security and stability. 

Anna’s areas of interest include foreign reporting, conflict resolution, and security developments with a special focus on Eastern Europe. She has spoken and presented her work at global events such as RightsCon, the Global Media Forum, and the Digital Transformation Forum. She was named Media Freedom Ambassador of Ukraine for her human rights and media work, and was among the winners of the European Institute of Mediterranean contest for her reporting. As a master of global affairs student, Anna is the recipient of a Kroc Institute Fellowship.