Current Fellows

PAF 2018-2019 Cohort

Meet the PAFs in the 2018 and 2019 cohorts. 

Class of 2018

Marisa Cordon

Marisa Cordon

Marisa is a second year fellow pursuing a Master of Public Health in Maternal and Child Health. This year she is placed at the School of Medicine in the Department of Clinical Research and Leadership.

Dor Hirsh Bar Gai

Dor Hirsh Bar Gai

Dor is a second year fellow pursuing a Master of Science in Environmental and Energy Management with a professional placement at the Division of Operations.

Grace Mausser

Grace Mausser

Grace is a second year fellow pursuing a Master of Public Policy with a professional placement in the Office of the President.

Zunara Naeem

Zunara Naeem

Zunara is a second year fellow recently completing a Master of Public Administration; she is now pursuing a certificate in Nonprofit Management. This year, her professional placement is with the Dean's Office of Health Sciences in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

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Alex Wang

Alex is a second year fellow pursuing a Master of Arts in Applied Economics with a professional placement in the Office of the Vice President for Research.

Class of 2019

Matthew Basista

Matthew Basista

Matthew is a first year fellow pursuing a Master of Arts in Security Policy Studies at the Elliott School of International Affairs with a professional placement in the Office of the Dean.

Gabriela Madrid

Gabriela Madrid

Gabriela is a first year fellow pursuing her Master of Public Health in Community Oriented Primary Care with a professional placement at The Cisneros Institute.

Helen Christy Powell

Helen Christy Powell

Helen Christy is a first year fellow pursuing a Master of Security Policy at the Elliott School with a professional placement at GW’s Program on Extremism and Center for Cyber & Homeland Security.

Emily Somberg

Emily Somberg

Emily is a first year fellow pursuing her Master of Arts in Sociocultural Anthropology with a concentration in International Development and a focus on Ethnomusicology. This year she is placed with the Multicultural Student Services Center.

Ian Tang

Ian Tang

Ian is a first year fellow pursuing a Masters of Public Policy at the Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration with a professional placement in GW's Marketing & Creative Services office.