ISS-USA Welcomes Two New Interns
Ema Makas is ISS-USA’s new Fund Development and Communications Intern. Ema comes to us from the University of Baltimore where she is pursuing her Master’s degree in Global Affairs and Human Security. Previously, Ema earned her BA in Political Science and Journalism CERT from the University of Buffalo. Her past experiences include working as a staff writer at the University of Buffalo’s Spectrum Newspaper and collaborating with Lawrence Titzler to publish his personal memoir, A Local Boy Goes to War: Memories of World War II. Following her graduation from University of Baltimore, Ema plans to attend law school focusing in her passion for international law and affairs.
Ema is originally from Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Ema’s parents moved her and her brother to the United States in the early 2000s for education. She is beyond grateful and proud of her achievements thus far. Ema is thrilled to be working for ISS-USA.
Tracey Fann is ISS-USA’s new Case Management Intern. Tracey also studies at the University of Baltimore where she’s working towards a master’s degree in Global Affairs and Human Security as well as a graduate certificate in Nonprofit Management from Johns Hopkins University. Tracey is an active member on the program committee with the Syrian Culture House, a nonprofit based out of Washington, DC and Virginia. In her free time, Tracey works on her art, studies Arabic, and loves to travel. Her favorite regions to travel to are the Mediterranean and the Middle East.