In celebration of Women History month, please join us for an exciting and informative panel discussion with two alumni of UMD who are leaders in the policy field.
We will be talking about working in public policy as a woman, how to ask for raises, and how COVID-19 continues to shape the workplace.
Chloe Schwenke – Chloe received her Master of Arts in International Affairs at Georgetown University and her PhD in International Development Ethics from the University of Maryland in 2002. She currently is the President at the Center for Values in International Development while having expertise in public policy, gender equality, and social inclusion. As an openly transgender women, Chloe holds a unique set of experiences relative to women in public policy and is able to speak towards differences in professional settings from being in spaces when she was embodied as a man and now a woman.
Ariana Scurti - Ariana has a BA from the University of Connecticut in International Relations with a focus in Human Rights and a MPP from the University of Maryland in 2019. Ariana is now working as a Program Officer at the Center for Democracy, Human Rights and Governance with USAID. Ariana is also a 2019 Presidential Management Fellow (PMF) and a Robertson Foundation for Government Fellow. Some of her past policy experience includes organizations such as the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, and the Millennium Challenge Corporation.