Ms. Jones, Under Secretary of the United States Air Force, was one of seven of BU’s most influential alumni to receive the prestigious award. These awards recognize alumni who are working to change the world in their fields.
In his new role, Tsafos will be responsible for liaising with the United States as Greece seeks to reduce its dependence on Russian natural gas and elevate its role as a regional energy hub.
As two individuals who have also been displaced by this war, Kent and fellow producer Romana Isabella speak to individuals not as foreigners trying to extract a quotable story, but as fellow displaced people who understand and empathize with their trauma.
David John Young (STH ’87, Pardee ’88), a career member of the Senior Foreign Service will serve as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Malawi.
In both a feature interview and event appearance, Danielle De La Fuente (CGS ’04, Pardee ’06) discusses the impactful work done by her nonprofit – Amal Alliance – and the immense opportunities and challenges posed by migration.
When the highly respected Kyiv Post was shuttered in late 2021, members of the editorial staff – including Pardee alumna Elina Kent – launched their own news site.
As the most senior civil servant in Scotland and head of the civil service supporting the Scottish Government, the Permanent Secretary is the principal policy adviser to the First Minister and Secretary to the Scottish Cabinet.
Pardee School Alumni emphasized the importance of networking, establishing relationships with Pardee School professors, making meaningful connections with peers, and taking advantage of the study abroad programs at BU.
Yasmin Morais (Pardee BA IR ’19) is among three Boston University alumni who have been listed in BostInno’s annual “25 Under 25” for her work on RefEd Initiative, which works with partners to address the educational needs of refugee children.
This video series tells the stories of our illustrious alumni and how their experience at the Pardee School shaped them personally and professionally.
Shoshana Chatfield (Pardee ’88), Rear Admiral in the U.S. Navy and president of the U.S. Naval War College, was presented with the most prestigious award that the BU Alumni Association bestows.
David John Young (STH ’87, Pardee ’88), a career member of the Senior Foreign Service currently Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. at the U.S. Embassy in Lusaka, Zambia, will serve as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Malawi.
Gina Ortiz Jones (Pardee ’03), who was commissioned through the Air Force ROTC program at Boston University, will serve as the Air Force’s number two civilian official.
The acting NSC Senior Director for Cyber Defense discussed his career trajectory and the ever-evolving realm of U.S. cyber policy and cyber threats with Pardee School students.
Albert Jimenez (Pardee ’18, Wheelock ’21), Yasmin Morais (Pardee ’18), and Abhishek Valivarthi’s (SGT ’21) RefEd won first prize in the Boston University New Venture Competition’s (NVC) Social Impact Track.
“Pardee has played an important role in my professional trajectory. The coursework, research opportunities, and faculty all provided me with the tools and support I needed to launch into the workforce.”
“The courses I took at Pardee as well as some of the alumni and professional networking opportunities have helped to expand my knowledge of how the private sector can affect change as it relates to international relations and policy.”
Buchanan (MAIA ’20) discusses her professional experience, how the Pardee School helped her reach her career goals, and what advice she has for current students.
Asad (MAIA ’19) discusses his professional experience, how the Pardee School helped him reach his career goals, and what advice he has for current students.
The Pardee School caught up with Joel Kitay to discuss his Emmy win, career path, and how Boston University remains a big part of his life.