Shaezmina Khan is a junior from Princeton, New Jersey studying Global Affairs with a certificate in Human Rights from Yale Law School. She is deeply passionate about U.S. foreign policy, international diplomacy and security, and human rights in the MENA and South Asia region. She hopes that her studies in Grand Strategy will help her transform the socio-political landscape in these regions, with a particular focus on failed states and areas of conflict. On campus, Shaezmina is the Executive Director of Yale International Relations Association, Yale’s largest undergraduate student organization with a $600,000 annual budget and 300+ members. She also serves as President of the Muslim Students Association and is a Research Assistant at Yale Law School. Shaezmina has served as a legislative intern for Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, where she worked closely with the D.C. foreign policy team to conduct policy research. She has also worked as a Project Assistant at the UN Democracy Fund, Policy Fellow at the Muslim Public Affairs Council, and an Intern at Worldpay Inc. focusing on financial markets and quantitative research. In her free time, Shaezmina loves listening to music, drinking iced chai lattes, and taking pictures!