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.

Thanh Binh Le

Thanh Binh Le

Sustainable Development, 2023


Thanh Binh Le came to Notre Dame after working for a USAID-funded forestry project in Vietnam, where she expanded monitoring and evaluation capacity for government agencies in 45 provinces. The project culminated in the establishment of a national guideline and platform for the monitoring and evaluation of payment for forestry environmental services.

Binh’s academic interests focus on policy and intervention assessment, and she has professional experience assisting social enterprises in writing impact reports. A devoted writer, Binh maintains a personal blog (in Vietnamese) about life as a young adult. As a master of global affairs student, she is the recipient of a Liu Institute Fellowship.