Being a woman in this field is not very common in the Middle East, but there’s a dire need for it. Women are sometimes part of vulnerable populations, and they feel more comfortable opening up to somebody who looks like them.
— Christelle Barakat
Peace and Conflict Studies
A MISSION TO SERVE AND A COMMITMENT TO EXCELLENCE
“Christelle Barakat has one goal in life: to make a difference in the world by shattering glass ceilings and giving back.
And this peace and conflict studies graduate student is well on her way. One look at her seven-page curriculum vitae full of accolades, service, and global experience, and you would know that this Spartan is a leader in the making.”