2023 Rising Experts Cohort

Each year, Young Professionals in Foreign Policy (YPFP) welcomes a new class of Rising Experts. Through a highly selective process, Rising Experts are selected for their knowledge and passion for their respective fields, as well as for their ability and desire to hone and share their analysis with a wider community of interest. Supported by an editorial team, they publish regularly at major online media outlets in their Rising Experts Program regional and thematic focus areas.

Alejandro Turino

Latin America Expert

Anjali Bhatt

Economics Expert

Aya Kamil

Middle East Expert

Colleen Devine

Human Rights Expert

Giulia Di Donato

Geostrategy Expert

Jared Stancombe

Cyber Expert

Jasmin Alsaied

National Security Expert

Justin Brightharp

Energy Expert

Justin Kwan

Asia-Pacific Expert

LeAnn Glover

Africa Expert

Marko Mocevic

Eastern Europe Expert

Michael Walker

National Security Expert

Noah DeMichele

Europe Expert

Nsikakabasi George

Global Health Expert

Pauline Melvin

International Development Expert