Category: Executive Board

Alexander Gunnerson

Major: International Affairs, Geography Minor: Geographic Information Systems Concentration: International Environmental Studies Alex is a senior from the state of Illinois. While at GW he has been a Resident Advisor on the Vern and a Peer Advisor in the University Honors Program. When he isn’t studying or interning, he can be found...

Dante Schulz

Major: International Affairs, History Minor: Chinese Concentration: Asia Dante was born and raised in New York City. Consequently, being a New Yorker became his only personality trait. He has interned at several think tanks and NGOs in Washington and New York and currently serves as the assistant video editor for The GW...

Kateryna Stepanenko

Major: International Affairs, Russian Minor: Italian Concentration: Europe and Eurasia Kateryna (Kat) was born and raised in Kyiv, Ukraine, and moved to New York in middle school. Fluent in Ukrainian, Russian, and English, she is interested in using her languages to research Russian disinformation warfare, and freedom of the...

Caden Carver

Major: International Affairs Minors: Music, Business Administration Concentration: International Economics Caden is a junior originally from Baton Rouge, Louisiana and before coming to GW he lived in Seoul, South Korea under the State Department’s National Security Language Initiate for Youth. He is currently working as Peer Advisor for the...

Blaise Schaefer

Major: International Affairs Minor: Geographic Information Systems Concentration: Security Policy Blaise is a junior from Phoenix, Arizona who has spent every summer of his life in Montana. He is studying international affairs and absolutely loves any map he can get his hands on. Outside of the classroom, he coaches...

Nupur Savani

Major: International Affairs Minor: Sustainability Concentrations: Africa, International Development Personal Pronouns: She/her/hers Nupur is a senior and an international student from Kenya. In addition to her involvement with SIR as an academic chair and a recruitment chair, she is also a member of the community service sorority, Epsilon Sigma...

Emily Philbrook

Major: International Affairs Concentration: Conflict Resolution, International Environmental Studies Emily Philbrook is a sophomore at George Washington University and part of the Global Bachelor’s Belfast program. When she’s not in class you can find her on the mall practicing with the Womxn’s ultimate frisbee team, in the Hell Well basement...

Jessica Gillette

Major: International Affairs Minor: Geographic Information Systems Concentration: Global Public Health Jess is a senior from Houston, Texas but has lived all over the place in the US, from Florida to Alaska. During her time in DC, she has interned on Capitol Hill, for a geography non-profit, and for...

Avantika Ramanathan

Major: International Affairs Minor: Organizational Sciences Concentration: International Politics Avanti is a sophomore from Georgia. She’s also lived in India and Brazil (and most recently, the Vern). She’s also a part of the Global Bachelor’s Program Belfast cohort and formerly, the Women’s Leadership Program international arts and culture cohort. Currently, Avanti...

Ryan Mackler

Major: International Affairs, Economics Concentration: International Politics Ryan spent the last fall semester in an Arabic language immersion program in Amman, Jordan. His academic areas of interest include the intersection of geopolitics, economics, and energy demand, international and supranational organizations, and energy policy. Outside of the classroom, Ryan enjoys...