Current Fellows

Adam Abosedra

American University

Adam is a team lead for Irving Burton Associates, and is pursuing a Master’s degree in Public Administration at American University.

Hanna Abou-El-Seoud

Georgetown University

Hanna is an International Trade and Agricultural Development Representative at Gordley Associates.  She is pursuing a Master’s degree in Public Policy at Georgetown University

Scott Astrada

Georgetown University

Scott is an Economic Policy Advisor for the Democratic Policy Committee and is studying law at Georgetown University.

Zoya Awan

Georgetown University

Zoya is the Federal Government Affairs Project Coordinator at Microsoft Corporation, and is pursuing an MBA from Georgetown University.

Jesse Barba

George Washington University

Jesse is a government affairs associate for Cassidy & Associates.  He is pursuing a Master’s in Legislative Affairs from George Washington University.

Bailee Barfield

George Washington University

Bailee is a senior health policy analyst at MITRE Corporation. She is pursuing a Master’s in Business Administration at The George Washington University.

Jessica Brady

George Washington University

Jessica is an Associate Director of Global Development Policy and Advocacy for Save the Children.  She is working toward a Master’s degree in Public Policy from George Washington University.

Derek Brandt

George Washington University

Derek is currently the Senior Congressional Affairs Representative at the American Academy of Neurology. He is studying law at The George Washington University.

Erika Briceno

George Washington University

Erika serves as the Communications and Digital Manager for the United Nations Foundation.  She is working toward a Master’s degree in Political Management from George Washington University.

David Brinton

Georgetown University

David is a Congressional and Public Affairs Manager at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and is studying law at Georgetown University.

Will Brown

Catholic University of America

Will is Director of Government Affairs at the National Utility Contractors Association. He is pursuing a Master’s in Congressional and Presidential Studies at The Catholic University.

Nicholas DeSarno

George Mason University

Nicholas is the Manager of Grassroots and Communications at the Public Affairs Council.  He is pursuing a Master’s degree in Public Policy from George Mason University.

 

Christian Ficara

Georgetown University

Christian is the Director of Public Affairs for a Chicago City Councilman.  He is pursuing a Master’s degree in Professional Studies from Georgetown University.

Samantha Gilbert

George Washington University

Samantha is a Research Assistant at Anzalone Liszt Grove Research, and is working toward a Master’s degree in Public Administration from George Washington University.

Simone Hall

Georgetown University

Simone serves as a Legislative Assistant for the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation.  She is studying law at Georgetown University.

Alexandria Icenhower

Johns Hopkins University

Alexandria is a Government Relations Specialist at Honeywell. She is pursuing a Master’s in Communications at The Johns Hopkins University.

Victor Machado

Georgetown University

Victor is an International Government Affairs Specialist at DuPont. He attends Georgetown University and is pursuing a Master’s in Business Administration at the McDonough School of Business.

Paul Melmeyer

George Washington University

Paul is the Associate Director of Public Policy at the National Organization for Rare Disorders. He is pursuing a Master’s degree in Public Policy at the George Washington University.

Beth Ann Saracco

Georgetown University

Beth Ann serves as a Policy Advisor to World Vision USA, and is pursuing an MBA from Georgetown University.

Marissa Serafino

George Washington University

Marissa is a Public Affairs Advisor at Holland & Knight LLP, and is studying law at George Washington University.

Megan Taylor

Johns Hopkins University

Megan is the communications director for U.S. Senator Dean Heller. She is pursuing a Master’s in Communications at The Johns Hopkins University.

Jordan Wells

Johns Hopkins University

Jordan is a Legislative Assistant for U.S. Senator Gary Peters. He is pursuing a Master’s degree in Government from Johns Hopkins University.

Meredith White

Georgetown University

Meredith is the Political Affairs Manager in the U.S. Office of Public Policy for UBS Americas Inc.  She is pursuing an Executive MBA at Georgetown University.