Mikaela Romero Awarded 2014-2015 Michele Manatt Fellowship

photo: Mikaela Romero
August 01, 2014

Mikaela is an M.A. candidate of International Affairs at the Elliott School of International Affairs. In this capacity, she explores topics of international development and global gender equality. She is also a program officer at the the Elliott School’s Global Gender Program where she supports a university partnership between George Washington University and Lahore College for Women University. This project facilitates intellectual and cultural exchange for the empowerment of women and broader understanding of cultural diversity. As a scholar of international affairs, Mikaela aims to examine the interplay of gender equality efforts and culture, then help to carry related insights into the arena of practice. In her long-term efforts to further interdisciplinary collaboration in policy, she also works as a student liaison and operations manager for Results International (i-ReInspire) Consulting and Research. Mikaela originally hails from California and possesses an underlying passion for learning and the pursuit of social justice.