Class of 2025
Josie Krieger is from State College, Pennsylvania and graduated from Pennsylvania State University in 2022 with degrees in history and economics. During her time at Penn State, Josie co-founded and co-directed Students Teaching Students, a student-led organization that equips and empowers undergraduates to teach credit-bearing courses. Josie began her work with recent migrants in the United States as an AmeriCorps Refugee Case Management VISTA in Kansas City, Kansas in 2021. Josie continued taking development courses as she interned with Management Systems International on their Third Party Monitoring in Central Africa project in the spring of 2022. Josie won Penn State’s inaugural Rhea S. Schwartz Fellowship for post-graduation service work and worked at the Utah Refugee Center as a AmeriCorps Community Program Management VISTA during her service year.
Josie enjoys language learning and has studied Turkish with the Critical Language Scholarship in Baku, Azerbaijan (2019) and Ankara, Turkey (2022). Josie is a volunteer tutor for youth at the Decker Lake Detention Center and a 2023 Critical Language Scholarship Alumni Ambassador. Josie currently interns Management Systems International as she studies at Georgetown as a 2023 Donald F. McHenry Global Public Service Fellow. In her free time, Josie enjoys reading, rock climbing, and exploring the outdoors.