Jennifer Engl, Programs Intern
Jennifer EnglJennifer Engl is a recent Roanoke College graduate from Germany who majored in international relations with a peace and justice concentration. Her undergraduate studies were focused on children’s human rights and youth participation in international affairs. She is passionate about amplifying women’s and girls’ voices in politics and advocated for girls’ educational rights with She’s the First during undergrad. Currently, she is also working in support of the UN Youth, Peace and Security Agenda with the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom. After her internship with the WFPG, she would love to continue her advocacy journey, bringing more young, female voices into international affairs.
Skye Jannery-Barney, Programs Intern
Skye Jannery-BarneySkye Jannery-Barney is continuing her WFPG Summer Programs Internship through the fall as she completes her final semester in the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University. Skye has concentrated her studies and professional experiences in international development and diplomacy. Alongside her WFPG internship, she is a National Churchill Leadership Center fellow and is researching climate change activism where she will speak on Mobilizing for a Greener Future at COP27 this November in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. Following her graduation this winter, Skye will depart the DC area to serve in the Peace Corps as a Youth Development Promoter in Eswatini.
Eleanor Greenbaum, Programs Intern
Eleanor GreenbaumEleanor Greenbaum is a junior in the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University double majoring in International Affairs and Political Science, with concentrations in Conflict Resolution and International Environmental Studies. She is particularly interested in studying gender-based and environmental-based conflicts, conflict mediation, human rights, and the Middle East and North Africa region. She is currently also an intern at the State Department’s Secretary’s Office for Global Women’s Issues, and has previously worked for a congressional office and with various advocacy groups. She hopes to pursue a career in foreign service or work in international law.
Britney Tran, Programs Intern
Britney TranBritney Tran is a junior from the University of Texas at Austin double-majoring in international relations and government. She is interning at WFPG and the Wilson Center this fall semester as an Archer Fellow from the University of Texas System. Britney is interested in studying the relationship between research, advocacy, and policy making, specifically when it comes to international human rights issues. Before coming to DC, Britney interned for Refugee Services of Texas and conducted research at the Clark Center and Innovations for Peace and Development. In the future, she hopes to complete an undergraduate thesis on contemporary genocides and how the public reacts to them.
Hannah Kubat, Communications Intern
Hannah KubatHannah Kubat is a junior at Georgetown University majoring in Political Economy and minoring in Justice and Peace Studies as well as French. Throughout her academic and professional experiences, Hannah has focused on exploring the relationship between economic development and instability. She is fascinated with how development can both alleviate and instigate conflicts. Hannah has also advocated for gender equality, co-founding a mentorship program for young girls. She is particularly passionate about achieving menstrual equity, both domestically and internationally. In addition to interning at the WFPG, Hannah works as a consultant for DCivitas Consulting. She collaborates with local non-profits in the D.C area to help expand their influence. In the future, Hannah hopes to pursue a career in international development and advocacy.
Serena Pradhan, Communications Intern
Serena PradhanSerena Pradhan is a sophomore in the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. She intends to major in International Politics with a concentration in International Law and hopes to pursue a certificate in African Studies. Serena is interested in the dynamics of displacement and the horizontal inequalities that fuel war and hinder development. Serena is currently a Mortara Undergraduate Research Fellow at the Mortara Center for International Studies, where she researches protracted displacement, refugee integration, and conflict in sub-Saharan Africa.