Sharlina Hussain-Morgan joined the Foreign Service eight years ago—her tours span the Middle East, Europe, Africa, and Asia. Most recently, she covered human rights issues in North Korea, Cambodia, and Thailand in the Bureau for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor. Prior to her DC assignment, Hussain-Morgan served in Ghana, Pakistan, Egypt, and the United Kingdom. While in Karachi, Pakistan, she served as spokesperson and led interagency U.S. government communications for Sindh and Balochistan provinces. In Cairo, she was the Assistant Cultural Affairs Officer spearheading program ideas to engage Egyptian audiences. Hussain-Morgan holds a B.S. in political science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and a M.A. in conflict resolution from Georgetown University. She is a native Bengali speaker, speaks Urdu fluently, and speaks Spanish and Arabic intermediately.