Ahmed Shama '09
Foreign Service Officer, U.S. Department of State
B.A. International Relations
  • Sergeant, United States Marine Corps; requested a post in Iraq to serve as an Arabic interpreter to assist in communicating with civilians and to help address the devastation endured by local children and families who were targeted by al-Qaida
  • Recipient of the Charles Rangel Fellowship to study diplomacy at Georgetown University
  • Published editorials on combating Islamophobia and addressing PTSD featured on the Huffington Post and Salon.com