Current Fellows

The 36th class of Robert Bosch Foundation Fellows, their experience, and fellowship focus in Germany.

Aaron Allen

Washington, D.C.

Education

J.D. in Business Administration, Management & Operations, University of Arizona
  • M.A. Security Policy Studies, Georgetown University
  • B.A. Political Science, University of California Berkeley
J.D. in Business Administration, Management & Operations, University of Arizona                              M.B.A. in Finance, University of Arizona
B.S. in Finance and Accounting, University of Arizona
J.D. in Business Administration, Management & Operations, University of Arizona                              M.B.A. in Finance, University of Arizona
B.S. in Finance and Accounting, University of Arizona

Experience

  • Senior Legislative Assistant, Representative Juan Vargas
  • Democratic Professional Staff Member, Committee on House Administration

Fellowship Focus

International Security

Natalie Betts

Austin, TX

Education

  • Master in Public Administration, Indiana University
  • B.A. in Political Science, Emory University

Experience

  • Circular Economy Program Manager, City of Austin – Austin Resource Recovery
  • Global Business Recruitment and Expansion Coordinator, City of Austin – Economic Development Department

Fellowship Focus

Sustainable Economic Development

Michael Brown

Rockville, MD

Education

  • M.S. in Urban Planning, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • B.A. in Architecture, Hampton University

Experience

  • Planner Supervisor, Montgomery County Planning Department
  • Chapter President, American Planning Association – National Capital Area

Fellowship Focus

Urban Planning and Policy

Anna Bruen

Fairfield, Iowa

Education

  • Master of City and Regional Planning and M.S. in Sustainable Agriculture, Iowa State University
  • B.S. in Environmental Science/Studies, Maharishi University of Management

Experience

  • Executive Director, Pathfinders RC&D
  • Environmental Planner, Pathfinders RC&D

Fellowship Focus

Urban Planning and Policy

Allister Chang

Washington, DC

Education

  • Master in Public Policy, Harvard University
  • B.A. in Arts History, Tufts University

Experience

  • Fellow, Voqal
  • Executive Director, Libraries Without Borders

Fellowship Focus

Disinformation

Sylvia Chen

Washington, DC

Education

  • Masters of Laws International Law, University of Turin
  • J.D., Suffolk University School
  • B.A. in Economics, Connecticut College

Experience

  • Staff Attorney, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholar LLP
  • International Trade & Regulatory Specialist, Sandler Trade LLC

Fellowship Focus

Law

Seemi Choudry

Chicago, IL

Education

  • B.A. in Political Science and Spanish, Loyola University

Experience

  • Office of New Americans Director, Office of the Mayor of Chicago
  • Cultural Exchange Programs Trainer, Northern Illinois University

Fellowship Focus

Migration and Integration Policy

William Ellis

Farmingdale, ME

Education

  • Master in Public Policy, Hertie School of Governance
  • B.A. in French and Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University

Experience

  • Legislative Aide, U.S. Senator Angus S. King, Jr.
  • Business Development Associate, FiscalNote

Fellowship Focus

Disinformation

Cristina Hernandez

Las Vegas, NV

Education

  • Certificate in General Management, Harvard Business School
  • Master in Public Administration, Harvard Kennedy School
  • B.A. Political Science, University of Nevada Las Vegas

Experience

  • White House Fellow, The White House/U.S. Office of Personnel Management
  • Senior Science and Technology Policy Advisor, Leidos

Fellowship Focus

Business; Sustainable Investing

Benjamin Lawless

Baltimore, MD

Education

  • M.S. Environmental Science/Studies, Central European University
  • J.D., University of Michigan Law School
  • B.A. International Studies, University of Michigan

Experience

  • Associate Attorney, Latham & Watkins
  • International Patent Paralegal, Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck

Fellowship Focus

Law

Jessica Loudis

Brooklyn, NY

Education

  • B.A. Literature, Bard College

Experience

  • Editor-in-Chief, World Policy Institute
  • Features Editor, Al Jazeera America

Fellowship Focus

Journalism; Print

Kimberly Olson

Salem, Oregon

Education

  • M.A. European Studies, Georgetown University
  • B.A. International Studies, University of Oregon

Experience

  • Policy Director, Oregon State Treasury
  • Foreign Service Officer/ Political Officer, U.S. Department of State

Fellowship Focus

Behavioral Science

Raquel Pichardo

Washington, DC

Education

  • M.S. Journalism, Boston University
  • B.A. Communications, Florida Atlantic University

Experience

  • Content Manager – Communications, Wespath Benefits and Investments
  • Investment Writer, Canada Life Investments; Freelance Journalist

Fellowship Focus

Strategic Communications

Rachel Rizzo

Washington, DC

Education

  • M.A. in Security Policy Studies, The George Washington University
  • B.A. Finance, University of Utah

Experience

  • Bacevich Fellow, Center for a New American Security
  • Research Associate, Center for a New American Security

Fellowship Focus

International Security

Elizabeth Zerofsky

Brooklyn, NY

Education

  • M.A. in French Studies, Brown University
  • B.A. in Comparative Literature, Brown University

Experience

  • Contributing Writer, The New Yorker
  • Fact-Checker, The New Yorker
  • Freelance Journalist

Fellowship Focus

Journalism

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