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Mathilda Silbiger

Brent Scowcroft Award Fellow


Mathilda joins the Aspen Strategy Group as a recent graduate of Brown University, where she concentrated in International and Public Affairs on the Policy and Governance track. Throughout her undergraduate education, she specialized in humanitarian studies, international development, and U.S. national security. For her capstone paper, she evaluated the effectiveness of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda as a tool for reconciliation following the 1994 Rwandan genocide. As an Undergraduate Teaching and Research Award grantee, she studied the nexus of development, climate, and humanitarian finance as part of a joint research team between Brown University’s Watson Institute and InterAction. Mathilda was editor-in-chief of the Brown Political Review and president of the Brown Model United Nations program. At Brown, she served as student liaison to Senior Fellows Tom Perez and Malika Saada Saar, Watson Student Advisory Board member, and first-year orientation leader. She is originally from Berlin, Germany.

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