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.

Josefina Senese

Josefina Senese

Sustainable Development, 2021


Josefina holds a BA in international studies from Universidad Torcuato Di Tella in Buenos Aires, where she graduated with the second-highest grade point average in her class. As a student research and teaching assistant, she taught Introduction to Public Policy and Contemporary International Relations. Josefina has volunteered for the nongovernmental organization Asociación Conciencia, where she directed a public policy program for high school students. She also has worked as a consultant to the Trust for the Americas, a nonprofit group affiliated with the Organization of American States. As a student, Josefina was is the recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship, the Alpha Delta Kappas International Teacher Education Scholarship, and a Kellogg Institute Fellowship.