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Student goes global to explore international security, government
Danielle Murad Waiss’ interest in exploring and better understanding the world stems from her multicultural background. She was born in Mexico and grew up in a family with a Mexican mother and Canadian father. She came to Northeastern eager to expand her knowledge by taking advantage of global experiences.
For the past year, that’s exactly what she’s done—and more.
Murad Waiss, SSH’19, returned to campus this fall invigorated—and a bit exhausted—following a year’s worth of global experiences across Europe and the Middle East, where she studied, worked, and conducted research in the areas of government and security. She even extended her international stay into the early part of the semester so she could attend an event she helped plan: the 17th World Summit on Counter-Terrorism.
“My time abroad has really enriched my academics, as I was able to gain many different perspectives on the world today,” she said.