Development

Research Interest

Daniel Zoughbie

Associate Project Scientist
Institute of International Studies

Daniel E. Zoughbie is an Associate Project Scientist at the Institute of International Studies and PI of MENA-3D (Middle East and North Africa Defense, Diplomacy, and Development Initiative). His research focuses on US foreign policy, social networks, and international health.

Shawn Ewbank

Graduate Student
Goldman School of Public Policy

Shawn Ewbank is an MPA Candidate at the University of California, Berkeley's Richard and Rhoda Goldman School of Public Policy. He is focused on societal transformation towards peace, specifically in the context of climate change, technology, democracy and economy.

Shaloo Jeswani

Graduate Student
Goldman School of Public Policy

I'm an MPA Student at Berkeley. I have more than 16 years of experience in technology and program management.

Laura Lyons

Graduate Student
Goldman School of Public Policy

Laura Lyons is a Master of Public Affairs candidate at the University of California, Berkeley, Goldman School of Public Policy. She studies corporate sustainability, climate change, and human rights.

Sarayut Rueangsuwan

Graduate Student
Goldman School of Public Policy

Sarayut holds Ph.D. in Accountancy in the University of Exeter, UK. His interests include the implications of information technology for public finance, economic policy, financial regulations, renewable energy, and political architecture. He also focuses on how to develop optimal public policies to respond to such implications.

Karely Ordaz

Graduate Student
Goldman School of Public Policy

Karely Ordaz is a public sector leader with close to a decade working for the public good in both local government and community-based organizations. She holds a B.A. from UC Berkeley in American Studies with a concentration in Environment, Policy and Public Health. She was born in Mexico and immigrated to the U.S. at age 4.

In her role as Chief of Staff at a community development corporation (CDC), she leads the organization’s policy and advocacy priorities focused on achieving social equity. Prior to that she worked for an anchor institution in San Francisco...

Kathryn White

Graduate Student
Goldman School of Public Policy

For the past 18 months, I have been representing Accenture as a Fellow at the World Economic Forum's Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, co-leading a consortia focused on blockchain & digital currency. I have worked for Accenture for 10 years across many emerging technology projects, including a rotation with an international development client. Currently, I work for Accenture's Blockchain and Multiparty Systems practice, focused on defining the future of money. I am passionate about ensuring that diverse voices are included in the next evolution of money and that the...

Aarij Bashir

Graduate Student
Goldman School of Public Policy

Aarij has a decade of experience in the areas of international trade and investment attraction with a focus on the agri-food and ag-tech sector. Aarij also volunteers internationally on capacity building projects aimed at helping small and medium scale companies become export ready. Aarij's work has taken her to several countries that are off the beaten path such as Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Algeria, Tunisia, and Myanmar, among others.

Ritika Goel

Graduate Student
Political Science

Ritika Goel is a PHD candidate in Political Science at University of California, Berkeley. She studies comparative political economy, focusing on democratic accountability, inequality and, upward redistribution and populism.

Emily Fjaellen Thompson

Graduate Student
Anthropology

Emily Fjaellen Thompson is a PhD student in socio-cultural anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley. She earned her bachelor's degree in Latin American and Latino/a Studies from Vassar College, where she was awarded the Burnam Fellowship for work on the U.S.-Mexico border with unaccompanied minors seeking asylum and the Cornelisen Fellowship for extended fieldwork in the Peruvian Andes. She received her master's degree from the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at New York University, where she was granted FLAS awards to study Quechua in New York City and...