Travis York, Communications Intern
Travis YorkTravis York is a rising senior studying History at Princeton University with certificates in Gender and Sexuality Studies and Values and Public Life. They have a background in social media management, digital marketing, and historical research. Their academic focus lies in twentieth-century US history surrounding gender and sexuality. They have conducted research under several professors at Princeton University specializing in politics and sexuality. Professionally, they are interested in creating forward-facing digital marketing strategies and uplifting brand identities. Expanding upon previous experiences in technology and project management, Travis works to bridge the gap between research-based strategy and creative approaches to management. Following their internship at the WFPG, Travis aims to complete their undergraduate degree and either pursue academic research or enter the professional field.
Skye Jannery-Barney, Programs Intern
Skye Jannery-BarneySkye Jannery-Barney is a senior in George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs with a concentration in International Development and a minor in Psychology. She has a regional focus in Latin America, where prior to interning at WFPG, her professional experience includes working in the US Embassy to Argentina, advocating against human trafficking in Guatemala and El Salvador, bringing healthcare to communities in Panama, and connecting Latin American migrant children with families in the U.S. In her future, Skye is interested in serving in the Peace Corps, becoming a Foreign Service Officer, obtaining her MBA, and enjoying the opportunities that present themselves.
Ginger Matchett, Programs Intern
Ginger MatchettGinger Matchett is a rising junior at American University majoring in International Studies, with a regional focus of Europe and Eurasia and concentrations in Global and Comparative Governance as well as Peace, Global Security, and Conflict Resolution. Prior to her Program Internship at the WFPG, she was She Saves A Nation's Global Relations and Communications Intern and worked as a Marketing and Social Media Intern at the Czech Embassy DC. She also serves as non-profit Ngoma Kenya's Youth Advisory Committee President. Ginger also recently conducted research titled "The Evolution of Period Poverty in Kenya: From Stigma to Civil Society Organization" that studied discourses surrounding menstruation in Kenya. Following her internship at the WFPG, Ginger will study abroad and intern in Brussels, Belgium with American University's EU In Action Program. Ginger is interested in becoming a Foreign Service Officer or pursuing opportunities with the European Union and other regional or international institutions.
Tiana Ruden, Programs Intern
Tiana RudenTiana Ruden is a rising junior at Princeton University majoring in the School of Public and International Affairs with a policy focus in health and well-being. She is also pursuing certificates in American Studies and History and the Practice of Diplomacy. Drawing on domestic and international perspectives, Tiana is passionate about examining the role of the United States in transnational relationships and exploring the intersection of public policy with fields such as public health, human rights, and social justice. Previously, she has worked as a Casework Intern at the Tennessee Justice Center, a Research Associate at the Ida B. Wells JUST Data Lab, and a State Director for Vote100. Tiana is excited to engage with the team at the WFPG and contribute to the organization's mission of promoting female leadership in international affairs.