Student, Harvard University
President of the Harvard Undergraduate Foreign Policy Initiative
Sama Kubba is an Iraqi-American junior at Harvard studying Government and Modern Middle Eastern Studies for her Bachelor’s and Concurrent Master’s Degrees, focusing on China’s influence in the Middle East. She is the President of the Harvard Undergraduate Foreign Policy Initiative where she created the structure of, leads, and manages the organization’s five branches, and executive committee. She comes into this role in her third year with the organization after establishing and running policy projects for a year; curating and coordinating the first high school foreign policy conference; building partnerships with government entities such as U.S. Cyber Command; and creating and supervising teams for initiatives such as foreign summits and the U.S.-China Initiative. Sama is a U.S. Foreign Service Intern at the U.S. Department of State.