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.

Nancy Obonyo

Nancy Obonyo

Sustainable Development, 2024


Nancy Obonyo holds a bachelor’s degree in in chemical engineering from Stellenbosch University and an MBA in international business management from Stamford International University. For the past five years, she has worked as an educator in Thailand, leading curriculum development and creating innovative methodologies for early childhood development in STEM. In addition to her work in Thailand, she also runs a scholarship program for girls in her home county of Homa Bay in southwestern Kenya. 

Before transitioning to education, Nancy worked as a market research analyst and consultant for Brainfield Asia, as well as a junior process engineer for South West Systems International. As a master of global affairs student, Nancy is the recipient of a Kellogg Institute Fellowship.