D.C. Campus Leadership Board

Fall 2018


Chloe Hauenstein — Chloe is a second-year MA student concentrating in International Development. This past summer, Chloe worked as a Summer Associate at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Prior to SAIS, she spent a year in New Delhi, India with a Fulbright Research Grant, researching ways to integrate informal workers into the formal waste management system. After completing her Fulbright Grant, Chloe worked at a market research consulting firm in Los Angeles for two years, helping clients from different industries create business strategies based on consumer insights.

Harrison.jpg Harrison Siegel — Harrison is a second-year MA candidate in International Development & International Economics. This past summer, Harrison worked as an Impact Investing Intern at Quantified Ventures in Washington, DC. Prior to SAIS, Harrison worked for 2.5 years as a life sciences consultant for Huron Consulting Group, offering strategic and compliance solutions to pharmaceutical companies, biotech firms, medical device manufacturers, and universities. Before Huron, Harrison served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Tonga, where he co-founded and directed a youth leadership and empowerment camp. Harrison holds a BA in History and minors in English & Political Science from Washington University in St. Louis.


aimandaAimanda Gulick — Aimanda is a second-year MA student in the International Law and Organizations and International Economics concentrations. This past summer, she interned with the South African Reserve Bank, where she researched and presented on Emerging Market external vulnerability. Prior to SAIS, Aimanda attended Wellesley College, where she majored in International Relations – Political Science and served on College Government Cabinet.

EmilyEmily Jin — Emily is a first-year MA student concentrating in China Studies. Prior to SAIS, Emily interned at Albright Stonebridge Group China, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), and was a Chinese Grand Strategy Fellow with the Hertog Foundation. Emily studied psychology and government at Georgetown University.

Gao-Photo.pngGeorge Gao — George is a second-year MA student concentrating in ERE and focusing on international finance. He is entering his final semester of the 5-semester MA/ HNC program. He spent both of his SAIS summers interning at Deloitte Consulting–the first working on an anti-money laundering project for a large bank in Hong Kong, and the second working on a customer strategy project for an electric utility in Florida. Prior to SAIS, George worked at the Pew Research Center for three years, and also briefly as a United Nations journalist. He studied creative writing and environmental studies at Vassar College.

jilJesusisLord Nwadiuko — JesusisLord is a second-year HNC – SAIS MA student concentrating in China Studies with a focus in International Finance. Prior to SAIS DC, he studied at the Hopkins-Nanjing Center (HNC) in China, where he founded the center’s first consulting club. During the summer in between, he interned at 7M-pact, a not-for-profit consultancy based in Kansas City. His major tasks dealt with growth and market strategy. JesusisLord came to SAIS from the University of Notre Dame, where he earned a BA in Chinese and Pre-Medicine.

Ridwan Sorunke — Ridwan is a second-year MA student concentrating in Africa Studies and International Development. Prior to SAIS, he worked with Procter & Gamble (Communications), Corporate Council on Africa, the Albright Stonebridge Group and ACIOE Associates LLC. He consulted for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation on development projects in Africa. Ridwan leads a youth empowerment project in Nigeria, PEERCONNECT.

robRob Ticzon — Rob is a second year MA student in General International Relations. This past summer, he interned at Deloitte Consulting, working in their Government Public Services practice. Outside of SAIS, Rob enjoys photography and graphic design. As an undergrad, he majored in International Studies and East Asian Studies at Johns Hopkins University.

SarahSarah Sassoon — Sarah is a first-year International Development student from New York City. Before coming to SAIS, she worked on the business development team at The Dodo, a digital media company focused on making animal welfare a mainstream cause, particularly among Millennials. Sarah completed her undergraduate degree in Middle East Studies and International Relations at Cornell University, during which time she studied Arabic and spent her semester abroad in Jerusalem, Israel.