IGP Students

IGP Student Scholars Program

Training the next generation of global leaders is a core part of IGP’s mission.

The IGP Student Scholars Program helps prepare Columbia students to understand and find solutions to today's global challenges. Students selected for the program benefit from the mentorship of our Faculty Advisory Board and Distinguished Fellows, priority access to events, and other unique opportunities to gain hands-on experience and insight.

2023-2024 IGP Student Scholars

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Talia Abrahamson BA ’24

Columbia College
Majors: Russian Language and Culture; English

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Fatima Ahmad BA ’25

Columbia College
Major: Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies
Minor: Education

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Michelle Ahn MPA ’24

Columbia SIPA
Concentration: Energy and Environment
Specialization: Leadership, Innovation, and Design 

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Leona Asiema MPA ’25

Columbia SIPA
Concentration: Economic and Political Development
Specialization: Africa (Regional)

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Jemima Baar MIA ’24

Columbia SIPA
Concentration: International Security Policy
Specializations: East Asia (Regional); Russia and the Former Soviet States (Regional)

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Aura Cifuentes MPA-GL ’24

Columbia SIPA
MPA in Global Leadership 

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Anthony Costanzo BA ’24

Columbia School of General Studies
Majors: Political Science; East Asian Studies

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Isabella Crispino MIA ’24

Columbia SIPA / Sciences Po Paris Dual Degree Program 
Concentration: Human Rights and Humanitarian Policy 
Specialization: Technology, Media, and Communications

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Alejandro Daly MPA ’24

Columbia SIPA
Concentration: Energy and Environment
Specialization: Data Analytics and Quantitative Analysis

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Saru Duckworth MPA-DP ’25

Columbia SIPA
MPA in Development Practice

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Patrick Fitz MPH ’23, MIA ’24

Columbia SIPA / Mailman School of Public Health Dual Degree Program
Concentration: Economic and Political Development
Specializations: Data Analytics and Quantitative Analysis; International Organization and UN Studies

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Harrison Gerson BA ’25

Columbia College
Major: Sustainable Development

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Jonathan Gomez Noriega MPA ’25

Columbia SIPA

Executive Master of Public Administration
Concentration: Management and Innovation 

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Yijie Frank Huang MPA ’24

Columbia SIPA
Concentration: Energy and Environment
Specializations: Data Analytics and Quantitative Analysis; Leadership, Innovation, and Design

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Artem Ilyanok BA ’24

Columbia College
Major: History

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Irene Jang BA ’24, MA ’25

Barnard College / Harriman Institute Dual Degree Program
Major: Political Science
Minor: Russian

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Amir Jones JD ’25

Columbia Law School

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Natalia Kanos MPA ’24

Columbia SIPA
Concentration: Economic and Political Development
Specialization: Data Analytics and Quantitative Analysis

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Sharif Kazemi MIA ’24

Columbia SIPA
Concentration: Economic and Political Development
Specialization: Data Analytics and Quantitative Analysis

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Kesso Lake MIA ’24

Columbia SIPA
Concentration: Economic and Political Development 
Specialization: Leadership, Innovation, and Design

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Moya Linsey BA ’25

Barnard College
Major: Political Science
Minors: Economics; Spanish and Latin American Cultures

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Omer Lubaton Granot MPA ’24

Columbia SIPA
Concentration: Economic and Political Development
Specialization: Data Analytics and Quantitative Analysis

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Lavanya Mani MPA ’24

Columbia SIPA
Concentration: International Finance and Economic Policy 
Specialization: Data Analytics and Quantitative Analysis

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Sonia Marton JD ’25

Columbia Law School

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Mohammed Shahrukh MIA ’24

Columbia SIPA
Concentration: Human Rights and Humanitarian Policy
Specialization: International Conflict Resolution

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Emily Muller MIA ’24

Columbia SIPA
Concentration: Human Rights and Humanitarian Policy
Specialization: Technology, Media, and Communications

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Elliot Mur

Elliot Mur MIA ’24

Columbia SIPA
Concentration: Human Rights and Humanitarian Policy
Specializations: International Conflict Resolution; International Organization and UN Studies

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Deris Nagara MPA ’24

Columbia SIPA
Concentrations: Economic and Political Development; Urban and Social Policy
Specializations: International Organization and UN Studies

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Matthew Oey BA ’24

Columbia School of General Studies
Major: History

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Harry Reis JD ’24

Columbia Law School

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Nicole Sims MPA ’24

Columbia SIPA / London School of Economics Dual Degree Program
Concentration: Urban and Social Policy

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Akeyla Stewart BA ’25

Columbia College
Majors: Political Science; Women’s and Gender Studies

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Aaron “Jay” Stout MIA ’24

Columbia SIPA
Concentration: International Security Policy
Specializations: Technology, Media, and Communications; Leadership, Innovation, and Design 

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Andrea Vidal Becker MIA ’24

Columbia SIPA
Concentration: Human Rights and Humanitarian Policy
Specialization: International Conflict Resolution

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Benjamin Vleugel MIA ’24

Columbia SIPA
Concentration: Energy and Environment
Specializations: Latin America (Regional); Data Analytics and Quantitative Analysis

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Avalon Zborovsky-Fenster BA ’24

Barnard College
Major: Political Science; Human Rights
Minor: Science and Public Policy

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