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.



Noha Elsebaie

Noha Elsebaie

International Peace Studies, 2024

Egypt

Noha Elsebaie holds a master’s degree in gender and development from Cairo University. She has more than seven years of experience managing and evaluating humanitarian aid and peacebuilding projects. Most recently she worked as a senior project officer in the gender, peacebuilding, and partnership department at Catholic Relief Services. In that role, she led the technical implementation of interreligious community action projects with the goal of reducing conflicts and creating a peaceful environment in Upper Egypt while taking gender into account. Noha also worked as field coordinator at the Caritas Egypt Refugees office on a project in partnership with the UN Refugee Agency to improve socioeconomic conditions for Syrian refugee sin Egypt. 

Noha is deeply committed to women’s empowerment and works to inspire more women to actively contribute to peace, conflict resolution, and state-building. As a master of global affairs student, she is the recipient of a Kroc Institute Fellowship.