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Recent Member News

  • Curtis S. Chin

    Asian Development Bank (2007 - 2010)
    Ambassador Chin has been named a 2018-2019 Donaldson Fellow by the Yale School of Management for embodying the school's mission to educate leaders for business and society in their personal and professional accomplishments.
  • G. Philip Hughes

    Barbados and Eastern Caribbean (1990 - 1993)
    CAA Senior Vice President Ambassador G. Philip Hughes received the 'Puentes de America' award from the Centro de Estudios Americanos (Center for American Studies) of Argentina at their September 18 annual dinner in Buenos Aires. Ambassador Hughes was recognized for his roughly 15 years of help to the Centro with its publications and delegation visits to Washington. In contrast to the United States' 120+ university or academic centers focused on the study of Latin America, the Centro de Estudios Americanos is unique in Latin America in that it offers concentrated focus on the study of the United States.
  • Jim Nicholson

    Holy See (2001 - 2005)
    In recognition of Secretary Jim Nicholson's sustained support of United States veterans and military families, he was honored with the 2018 President's Award for Lifetime Achievement by Hiring Our Heroes, a program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation.
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Recent Fellow News

  • Ryan McCabe

    Class of 2012
    Ryan is based in Stockholm, Sweden where he works at Spotify as a Senior Data Scientist. Feel free to connect with Ryan at
  • Abigail Sia

    Class of 2014
    Abigail Sia is currently pursuing a JD at Fordham University School of Law in New York City. During the summer of 2019, she worked at the Southern District of New York as a judicial intern. Prior to law school, Abigail worked as a corporate paralegal in the Private Funds group at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP.
  • Benji Schwartz

    Class of 2016
    Benji is currently a Legislative Assistant for Congressman Tom Malinowski -- his portfolio includes Transportation and Infrastructure, Civil Rights, Homeland Security, and Election Security. Congressman Malinowski was the Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor while Benji interned in DRL.
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