December 21, 2023

Center for Global Affairs Alumni Spotlight: Lukas Mejia

M.S. in Global Affairs ‘20

Concentration in International Relations

Currently, Lukas is a Threat Context Lead at Microsoft’s Threat Analysis Center

What makes you proud to be an alum?
Our cohort bonded in and outside of class, forging unforgettable experiences that will last a lifetime. We also weathered the first challenges brought by the COVID-19 pandemic and its aftermath. I’m proud and happy to see how everyone has grown despite such adversity.

What are your main areas of responsibility in your current role?
Lead MTAC’s Latin America team to help detect, assess and disrupt digital threats to Microsoft, its customers and democracies worldwide

How did your time at the CGA help prepare you for this role?
CGA’s mixture of core and emerging courses (such as Danny Rogers’ Disinformation and Narrative Warfare) along with CGA’s diverse practical opportunities provided me with unique advantages in the emergent and evolving field I find myself in.

Any favorite memories at the CGA?
Every moment where I got to hang out and socialize with classmates inside and beyond the classroom.

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