Class of 2024 Weintal Scholar
Zahra Wakilzada is a young Afghan refugee, poet, and activist. In the School of Foreign Service, she is studying Science, Technology, and International Affairs while aiming to pursue a certificate at the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy. Zahra’s interest lies at the intersection of public service, gender and diplomacy, particularly focused on how inclusive spaces can lead to sustainable peace across nations. She hopes to pursue a career in the field of diplomacy upon graduating from Georgetown University to contribute to global conflict resolution and peacebuilding.