Syuhada Adnan is a candidate for Master of Advanced Study in Global Affairs at Yale University. She is a Malaysian diplomat and scholar of the Government of Malaysia. At Yale, she is interested to pursue several key issues in international affairs including the science and technology in global affairs, climate change, as well as energy and food security.  
Syuhada has served in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia for more than thirteen years and was involved in the design and implementation of foreign policy. She undertook various portfolios including on maritime affairs, human rights, and CLMV politics.
Originally from Ipoh, Malaysia, Syuhada graduated with a B.A. in International Studies (Global Security) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.