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MIW Life

Daily life in MIW is busy; students work at internships during the day, attend classes in the evenings, and explore Washington and the surrounding areas on weekends.


Throughout the semester, students in MIW can hear from well-respected speakers. Some of the past speakers are included below!

  • The Hon. James F. Jeffrey, Ambassador, and former U.S. Special
    Representative for Syria Engagement (2018-2020), Special Presidential Envoy for
    the Global Coalition to Counter ISIS (2019-2020), U.S. Ambassador to Iraq
    (2010-2012), U.S. Ambassador to Turkey (2008-2010), Deputy National Security
    Adviser (2007-2008), and U.S. Ambassador to Albania (2002-2004)
  • Nancy Youssef, National Security Correspondent, The Wall Street Journal
  • Douglas Feith, Undersecretary of Defense for Policy (2001-2005)
  • Katharina Obser, Women’s Refugee Commission’s Migrant Rights and Justice Program Director
  • Ken Goldstein, ABC News Decision Desk team for election results analyst and Association of American  Universities Senior Vice President for Survey Research and Institutional Policy
  • The Hon. Dan Glickman, former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, former U.S. Representative from Kansas, current Bipartisan Policy Center Fellow
  • Emily Gold, NBC News Meet the Press producer
  • Jeff Burroughs, WHTWRKS co-founder, Def Jam Recordings Senior Vice President

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