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Halyna Padalko

Halyna Padalko

Halyna Padalko (She/Her): worked in media communications in Ukraine for 9 years as the TV host of a socio-political talk show “The opposite view LIVE”, press officer of the Ukrainian Digital Transformation Institute, and Chief Communications Officer for the Ukrainian “Vivat” publishing house. In 2020 Halyna was elected a deputy of the Lutsk City Council.  …

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Saad Hammadi

Saad Hammadi

Saad Hammadi is a Global Governance Fellow and a student of the Master of Arts in Global Governance at the Balsillie School of International Affairs, University of Waterloo. He holds a Master of Development Studies degree from the BRAC University and a Bachelor of Social Science in Media Studies and Journalism from the University of …

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Mayyu (Rahmat) Ali

Mayyu (Rahmat) Ali

Mayyu is a Rohingya poet, author, humanitarian worker and human rights activist. His Op-eds have been published in the New York Times, Washington Post, TIME, the Guardians, Finanical Times, The Independent, Al-Jazeera, etc. He used to work for ACF, an International humanitarian organization in Rakhine State, Myanmar. In the refugee camps, Cox’s Bazar, he used …

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Frederick Okello

Fred Okello

Frederick Okello is a private development consultant on Sub-Saharan Africa. He advises development agencies operating in Africa on research, development and political issues. Frederick holds a BA Hons in international development, political science and philosophy from Saint Mary’s University in Nova Scotia. His research interests are in liberal internationalism, transnational justice systems, forced migration and …

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Alyssa Haskell

Alyssa Haskell

Alyssa Haskell is a graduate candidate in the Master of Arts in Global Governance program at the Balsillie School of International Affairs. In 2022, she graduated from the University of Windsor with an  Honours Bachelor of Arts in International Relations & Development Studies with Thesis and Great Distinction. In addition to her major, Alyssa completed …

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Cassandra Ascenzi

Cassandra Ascenzi

Cassandra Ascenzi graduated from York University in June 2022 with a combined Honours Bachelor of Arts Political Science degree and Professional Certificate in Public Administration and Law. Prior to pursuing this program, she graduated from York University in June 2020 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a Specialization in Honours Music degree. During her …

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Mallory Haggith

Mallory Haggith

Mallory Haggith is a graduate student in the Master of Arts in Global Governance program at the Balsillie School of International Affairs. She holds a Bachelor of Global and International Studies degree from Carleton University, where she specialized in Global Law and Social Justice. Her research interests include security, strategic studies, conflict, post-conflict, and peacebuilding. …

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Karson Simpson

Karson Simpson

Karson Simpson (she/her) is a Master of Arts candidate in Global Governance at the Balsillie School of International Affairs, affiliated with the University of Waterloo. A recent graduate from the University of Toronto, Karson earned an Honours Bachelor of Arts and Science degree, graduating with distinction with a double major in Criminology and Socio-Legal Studies …

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Anjali Patel

Anjali Karishma Patel

Anjali Karishma Patel is a recent graduate from the University of Warwick in the UK. She possesses both an MA in International Relations and a BA (Hons) in English Literature from the university. As an undergraduate student, Anjali was able to forge links between the state of international affairs with World Literature which encouraged her …

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Paige Martin

Paige Martin

Paige Martin is a student at the Balsillie School of International Affairs in the Masters of Arts in Global Governance Program. She recently graduated from the University of Calgary with Distinction in Political Science and a minor in Security Studies. Throughout her undergraduate degree, Paige had the opportunity to study in a variety of disciplines …

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