Name: Saeb Abdullah Ahsan
Recipient Year: 2017
Major: Public Policy
Bio: Saeb Ahsan is interested in exploring the development of urban diplomacy. He is currently an Open Cities Fellow at the Sunlight Foundation working to identify best practices related to open data and city-to-city collaboration. Saeb started his career in local government through an internship and advisory council role for the City of Chicago’s Commission on Human Relations.Saeb graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago with a BSc in Finance. He then studied Turkish entrepreneurship and corporate citizenship at Koç University in Istanbul as a Fulbright Fellow. Saeb is an inaugural Fellow with the new Pearson Institute for the Study and Resolution of Global Conflicts and an MPP Candidate at the University of Chicago’s Harris Public Policy. He is an Executive Editor for the Chicago Policy Review, managing the International, Law and Politics, and Energy and Environment sections.
School Name: University of Chicago
Sponsor: Rahbar Family Scholarship
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