Meet our Team
Hannah Walden, Program Manager
Hannah Walden holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from the University of Richmond. She studied abroad in Seville, Spain and since graduating in 2012, has continued her love of travel. Hannah has backpacked and volunteered in South America, Europe, and Southeast Asia. She is interested in global politics, policy, and cultural studies.
Mikayla Sherman, Lead Publicity Intern
Mikayla Sherman is from Woodbridge, VA and is currently a Junior at the College of William and Mary majoring in International Relations and double minoring in Arabic and Economics. She has an extensive background in film and media studies and currently serves as the Publicity Intern for the Richmond World Affairs Council.
Sam Bell, Intern
Sam Bell is from Saint Peter, Minnesota and is a Senior at the University of Richmond. He is majoring in Religious Studies with minors in Arabic Studies and Jewish Studies and hopes to work in the State Department in the future.
Shaila Lothe, Intern
Shaila Lothe is a junior in the International Baccalaureate program at Henrico High School. She is interested in fair trade and women’s rights in the developing world. In the future, Shaila hopes to study Political Science.