I’m Khalil Sheehan-Miles and I’m the newest summer intern, and the youngest intern in EPIC history! I am a rising senior at Walter Johnson High School, and hope to attend college and major in engineering. I’ve lived a fairly normal life of a high schooler so far: I haven’t had… Read more
Hello, I am David, and I am EPIC’s newest summer intern in strategic communications. I am a senior at UC Davis majoring in International Relations with a focus on Peace and Security and minoring in Middle Eastern Studies. My interest in the Middle East began when I joined the US… Read more
My name is Mil Dranoff and I’m the newest summer intern at EPIC! I’m a rising senior at Washington University in St. Louis, and I am very interested in the intricacies of geo-political and religious conflict. I am excited to use EPIC both as a platform to learn more about… Read more
My name is Kristen Noble, and I EPIC’s newest summer intern! I am a second year graduate student pursuing my masters in International Peace and Conflict Resolution, and I am specializing in Middle Eastern Studies in the School of International Service at American University. My love for international politics was… Read more
On January 7, I walked through the doors of EPIC, openly admitting to all of you that I knew very little about Iraq, as I come from a background in European affairs rather than Middle Eastern. On February 19, Farah walked through those same doors, knowing more about Iraq than… Read more
My name is Lesley Harkins and I’m the new EPIC Management intern! As a rising senior at Boston University, I’m very excited to explore my interests in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region this summer with the EPIC team.
After growing up in the DC area after 9/11,… Read more
Being of Turkish heritage I have studied and visited Turkey extensively since I was young. This developed my interest in Middle East affairs, as Turkey is a unique country that straddles East and West, and serves as an effective broker between the two. During my visits to Turkey, my relatives… Read more
I’m Laura Lundahl and I’m brand new to the Washington DC area. Just last week I drove my very full Ford Focus from Minnesota to intern with EPIC. I wanted to find an internship that worked with International Development, and I cannot wait to begin!
Ever since I was… Read more
Enabling Peace in Iraq Center is an independent 501(c)3 organization dedicated to supporting Iraqi efforts to improve governance and human rights, build peace, and address climate change.