November 27, 2023

Center for Global Affairs Alumni Spotlight: Gabrielle Udell

M.S. in Global Affairs ‘21

Concentration in Transnational Security

Currently, Gabrielle is a Project Coordinator for the League of Women Voters.

What makes you proud to be an alum?
I am proud to call myself an NYU alum and to be part of a dynamic community that strives to make a positive impact in the world. I've enjoyed following everyone on their journeys and appreciate their encouragement and support along mine!

What are your main areas of responsibility in your current role?
My role at the League of Women Voters includes managing and executing various projects surrounding the League’s mission of promoting civic engagement, voter education, and advocacy.

How did your time at the CGA help prepare you for this role?
CGA has prepared me in many ways for this role. NYU has equipped me with a profound understanding of the intersection of foreign and public policy, the ability to write comprehensive policy briefs, and the capacity to develop collaborative and innovative solutions to confront a variety of challenges. Additionally, my courses in Peacebuilding and Global Gender Studies have taught me the significance of women's meaningful participation in peace and political processes.

Any favorite memories at the CGA?
My most cherished memories at CGA include gaining insights from my professors and peers. Their diverse perspectives on foreign and public policy concerns have contributed to my development of critical and intersectional thinking when it comes to addressing a variety of challenges.

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