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.

Mohammad Farrae

Mohammad Farrae

Sustainable Development, 2022


Mohammad Farrae earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering in Pakistan. He has worked in engineering management for a soda ash manufacturing facility and in business development and product management for a Japanese paint company, developing coating solutions and introducing environmentally beneficial products. 

Before coming to Notre Dame, Mohammad led a project funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation that trained secondary school students through hands-on projects related to bee and bird rehabilitation in Pakistan. He also provided consulting services to a firm that is training 500 peace leaders in Pakistan through wilderness education. Mohammad aims to learn how to bridge the gap between sustainable policy development in government and business. As a master of global affairs student, Mohammad is the recipient of a Riberas Orjales Family Fellowship.