Meet MGA Students

The Keough School’s master of global affairs program, a two-year program, includes 74 students.  Current students and MGA alumni represent more than 50 countries including:

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

The 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.

Hugo Flores Navarro

Hugo Flores Navarro

Global Affairs + Specialization, 2021


Hugo Flores, a physician, is a graduate of the Tec de Monterrey Medical School. He is a co-founder and former executive director of the Mexican branch of Partners In Health, a nonprofit that provides health services in marginalized areas. His interests include the promotion of health as a human right and the education of young professionals in social medicine.

Hugo has collaborated with academic institutions in Mexico and the U.S. and has worked with the Mexican government to implement programs in primary care, mental health, women’s health, chronic diseases, and surgery. His guiding principle—a preferential option for the poor—stems from liberation theology. Hugo is an instructor at Harvard Medical School and an associate physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. He is the recipient of a Paul & Regina Rogalski Global Affairs Fellowship.

Profile: Student-physician promotes health as human right