Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA). Master of International Affairs. Recipient of $16,000 fellowship.
Course work in micro and macro economics and statistics. 8/98.

Women’s International Leadership residential program, International House, NY, NY. 97-98.

Rotary International Scholar, Karl-Franzens University, Graz, Austria. 9/93-5/94.

George Washington University, B.A. Journalism/Political Science. Board of Trustees Scholarship (based on need and merit). 12/91.

Semester at Sea, University of Pittsburgh. Academic program of travel around the world on a passenger ship. Took classes on board and performed field studies in 13 countries. 1-5/91.


Bloomberg News, Frankfurt. Wrote news articles, translated stories
and interviewed sources. 12/97.

The Dallas Morning News, Washington Bureau. Researched stories and assisted reporters. 9-12/91.

White House Press Office Intern, Bush Sr. Administration. Gathered articles for daily news summary and Friday Follies. 6-8/90.


Fluent German. Basic Spanish.


North and South America, Northern and Sub-Saharan Africa, Europe, Turkey, Israel, India, Malaysia, China
and Japan.


American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA)