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.



Nasiba Hamidy

Nasiba Hamidy

International Peace Studies, 2024

Afghanistan

Nasiba Hamidy holds a BA in law and political science and has served as an assistant secretary to Afghanistan’s former president Ashraf Ghani. She worked on a project focused on women’s inclusion in peacemaking, which was developed and implemented through collaboration of the High Peace Council of Afghanistan and the United Nations Assistance Mission to Afghanistan. 

Since high school, Nasiba has volunteered for social and cultural initiatives across the country. She founded educational programs and organized social activities for girls in her hometown and Kabul and also established a library and literacy program for youth. As a master of global affairs student, Nasiba is the recipient of a Kroc Institute Fellowship.