We invite you to attend the next TAM Alumni Panel on July 21st, 2023 at noon ET and 6pm CET.
Please RSVP here to get the zoom link.
We will hear from three TAM graduates:
As a TAM student, Mario studied overseas in Ankara and Berlin. He interned with UNDP in Istanbul in 2015 and received DAAD funding during his year of study in Germany. Mario earned the joint METU-HU degree in German-Turkish Studies.
Abigail (Abby) Lantz is currently based in Rome. She graduated from TAM in 2021 with degrees from UNC and Gothenburg University. She is now a Presidential Management Fellow and has worked with the Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations (CSO) at the U.S. Department of State. As a PMF, she started with the Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration, working as an International Trade Specialist. While in the TAM program, she interned with USAID’s Bureau for Conflict Prevention and Stabilization (CPS) and received two FLAS awards for Arabic, as well as the Jean Monnet Center of Excellence EU Summer Research Award. Before TAM, Abby spent four years working at The Pew Charitable Trusts in Washington D.C. As an Associate I for the Financial Security and Mobility team, she conducted policy research on the financial well-being of American workers and families. In this role, Abigail executed a major qualitative research project studying Americans vulnerable to poverty. Abigail also worked as a Program Assistant for Pew’s Government Relations team, communicating and strategizing Pew’s federal policy objectives. Abigail previously interned at the U.S. Embassy in Paris, where she drafted diplomatic cables on French counter-extremism efforts in the aftermath of the 2015 Charlie Hebdo terror attacks. She has also interned at the MacArthur Foundation, the Office of the Mayor of the City of Chicago, and the U.S. Senate. Abigail graduated in 2014 with a B.A. in Public Policy from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and was a scholarship student-athlete.
Philip is a Swedish national who completed his undergraduate degree in the US. When he was a double-degree seeking TAM student, he spent his second TAM year in Gothenburg, Sweden and interned for the US Chamber of Commerce. Since November, he has been the Secretary General of KDU (Christian Democratic Youth Organization) in Sweden. His main responsibilities are administrative and organizational, but he also takes part in shaping the politics of KDU for the EU election next June. Philip notes: “TAM was a great time and prepared me well to start working in politics.”