Jacqueline Rojas

Georgetown University, Walsh School of Foreign Service, Masters in Global Human Development

Jacqueline Rojas will be working towards a Master of Arts in Global Human Development at Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service, where she will develop the quantitative and experiential skills necessary to be a professional in the field of development. Fulfilling her commitment as a 2017 Donald M. Payne International Development Fellow, Jacqueline expects to enter USAID’s Foreign Service as a Program/Project Development Officer upon graduation. In 2016, she received a Fulbright Research Grant to Portugal, through which she completed a qualitative analysis on the impact and effectiveness of Portuguese development cooperation policy, particularly in Portuguese-speaking African countries, like Mozambique. Jacqueline also served as the UNICEF USA’s 2016 Community Engagement Fellow in Miami, FL, where she engaged more than 4,500 constituents in Miami’s community on issues of global concern and UNICEF’s life-saving work for children globally. Her role included local partnership development, program implementation of UNICEF USA initiatives like TeachUNICEF and the End Trafficking Project, and organizing advocacy efforts in the region. She continues to engage with UNICEF USA as a member of UNICEF Next Generation. Jacqueline is a graduate of Florida State University (FSU) with a B.A. in International Affairs and a B.S. in Political Science. While a student, she was also selected as a 2014 Boren Scholar to Mozambique and participated in FSU’s Social Science Scholar program. Jacqueline grew up in Florida, and enjoys traveling, cultural and language exchange, and anything fitness-related