Class XIX (2021-2022)



1. Emily Andre


Emily grew up in Antioch, Illinois before completing her BA in International Studies a Global Scholar at American University in Washington, DC. She then served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Senegal where she worked with counterparts on designing and developing projects focused on the nexus of food security and gender equity. As an international development professional, Emily has managed and participated in a number of different USAID projects centered around leadership development and good governance particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. 

Her professional experience has encompassed research and learning, community development, knowledge management, policy analysis, and facilitation. Emily has interests in both domestic and international peacebuilding  and is eager to explore forms of mediation, negotiation, and human-centered design during her time as a Rotary Peace Fellow.