Monday, April 4, 2022

Want to learn more about Westat or international development and policy? Ask a BSOS alumna!

Wednesday, April 6th3 - 3:30pm | Virtual Event | Register

Join the Feller Center for Advising & Career Planning's BSOS Career Chats each semester where we connect industry-specific alumni/employers with BSOS majors over Zoom.

Sarah Ahmed, ANTH '19 | Research Analyst, Westat

Sarah Ahmed is a Research Analyst at Westat and a 2021 Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Graduate fellow. With a strong commitment to public service and advocacy, she has experience working in international development, policy, and social science research. Previously, she worked as a Gender and Markets intern at the United Nations Foundation, as well as several NGOs and think tanks.

As a Rangel fellow, she intends to join the U.S. Foreign Service as a Public Diplomacy officer. Sarah graduated from the University of Maryland in 2019 with a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and a minor in Nonprofit Leadership and Social Innovation. She speaks Urdu and English and plans to attend Georgetown University for her graduate studies.

Our alumni want to hear from you! Students usually ask questions about their background, classes that were helpful, application tips, etc. Check out these sample questions and bring some to the chat! Read more about the BSOS Chat series


Questions? Please contact Crystal Marte at