Mihaela Esanu

Student, Harvard University

Senior Director of Policy for Foreign Governments and Businesses

Mihaela Esanu is a senior living in Dunster and studying Government with a Secondary in Germanic Languages and Literatures. She was born and raised in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova. During her three years at Harvard, she was involved in numerous organizations and clubs that allowed her to explore her different yet intersecting passions. For the past two years she has been writing for the Harvard Political Review’s World Section about foreign affairs issues with a focus on Eastern Europe and is currently also acting as the organization’s staff representative for the Commission on Gender and Sexuality. Additionally, she served as First-Year Representative for international freshmen, within the Woodbridge Society. In the spring of her junior year, she acted as the Social Chair of this organization. In spring and fall 2020, she was involved in the Institute of Politics, namely the Women in Leadership (WIL) program. In terms of her long-term plans and interests, she is passionate about international law and is considering a career in the sphere of human rights.