Stephanie Arzate is a senior in the School of Foreign Service studying Culture and Politics. She is passionate about women’s leadership and strongly believes empowering women is the key to a country’s development. During undergraduate career, Stephanie has interned at a number of women’s rights organizations, including the International Women’s Democracy Center, the Women in Public Service Project, Women LEAD, and Women Thrive Worldwide.
Adviser: Amb. Melanne Verveer, Executive Director, Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security (GIWPS), and Ms. Mayesha Alam, Assistant Director, GIWPS
Research topic: The Politics of Inclusion: Exploring the Setback to Female Empowerment in Afghanistan Faced by the International community