Major: Political Science & International Relations; Honors College
Internship : Al Fusaic
Sabrina Pecorelli is an Honors College senior at Florida International University, double majoring in International Relations and Political Science with a certificate in Middle Eastern Studies. She is currently the President of UN Women at F.I.U. where she has hosted numerous virtual panels, discussions, and events focused on women’s issues and gender equality, including a series about influential women in male-dominated fields. To continue her fight for women’s rights, she completed the Millennium Fellowship where she focused on educating and empowering women to increase female political participation at local and national levels. During the spring of 2020, Sabrina interned for the district office of Congresswoman Donna Shalala helping caseworkers with constituent services. She then interned virtually with the Department of State where she was the Team Leader for Latin America, researching violence against environmental defenders in Guatemala.
Sabrina published an op-ed in the Young Professionals in Foreign Policy’s Charged Affairs, and she is currently working with +Perspectives to edit a second piece. As a Hamilton Scholar, she obtained a virtual internship with Al Fusaic where she writes and publishes content related to the Middle East. In the future, Sabrina hopes to complete the Critical Language Scholarship to perfect her Arabic and then she hopes to be accepted into the Rangel Fellowship Program to get her Master’s in Global Affairs at Georgetown University. Her ultimate goal is to become a Foreign Service Officer focusing on Middle Eastern relations, counterterrorism, human rights, and peaceful transitions.