Charlotte Volpe is a Master of Public Administration and Master of Arts in International Relations student at Syracuse University's Maxwell School. Currently, Charlotte is honing her knowledge on international security as a Counterproliferation Intern at CRDF Global. She also studied intensive Hindi in Jaipur, India as a Boren Fellow from 2019-2020. In the summer of 2019, Charlotte interned at the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM) as a Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) & Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) Fellow, utilizing her expertise in gender program analysis, research and writing skills, and international policy background to help institutionalize the Women, Peace, and Security program at USINDOPACOM, and inform policymakers about the importance of applying a gender lens to all DoD operations.
Charlotte is a New Yorker and studied History and Ancient Studies at Barnard College. Before Maxwell, Charlotte worked at a nonprofit in New York City that organizes international cultural exchange programs for young adults, taught in Spain, and interned in the Public Affairs section at U.S. Embassy Rome.
Following her graduation, Charlotte's goal is to contribute to increasing international cooperation, safety and security, and understanding through a career in U.S. foreign policy or humanitarian assistance.