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IWP students often go on to become leaders in the national security, intelligence, and international affairs communities. This section highlights and celebrates their achievements and shares other relevant news.

IWP Student Christopher (Reed) Eckhold: Aspiring National Security Policy Expert

It’s a Washington, D.C. tradition: every summer, some of America’s brightest young students and graduates flock to the nation’s capital to intern in Congressional offices, nonprofits, and think tanks. Some of them have no ambitions beyond expanding their resumes and sampling the District’s nightlife; the wiser members of this cohort, however, seek niches for themselves…

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IWP Student Irene Karedis: Graphic designer with a future in international affairs

Dr. John Lenczowski didn’t necessarily have entrepreneurship in mind when he founded The Institute of World Politics, but apparently he succeeded in the case of one IWP student. Irene Karedis, after attending Dr. Waller’s Public Diplomacy and Political Warfare class, was so inspired by the discussion about communicating to people through images, that, in April 2008, she founded her…

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