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Johns Hopkins SAIS alumni

Tunisia Alumni and Student Dinner, 2019

Connect with Johns Hopkins SAIS' point of contact in Ethiopia, Dauda Foday Suma '02, and participate in an alumni gathering.

Connect with this growing group in the Ivory Coast by first getting in touch with the alumni point of contact, Laura Sennett '14.

Past Events

Abidjan: Back-to-School Gathering
Thursday, September 13, 2018
Alumni gathered for a back-to-school gathering at the SEEN Hotel, Rue Colomb. Laura Sennett ’14 was there to welcome guests.

This alumni community, led by Marcus Watson B'11, '12 and Nick Haslam B'06, '07, welcomes the opportunity to meet new alumni in Nairobi and other parts of Kenya. Please get in touch with Marcus if you live in or are travelling to the area!

Past Events

Nairobi: Cocktails and Conversation
Wednesday, March 14, 2019
Alumni gathered for an evening of cocktails and conversation at Urban Eatery. Charlie Smith ’15, Kevin Kahara ’08, and Nikki Duncan ’08 had a wonderful time and look forward to seeing others at another alumni gathering soon!

Connect with this group in Lesotho by first getting in touch with the alumni point of contact, Majakathata Mokoena '86.

Get in touch with this enthusiastic group in Morocco by connecting with Hayat Essakkati '11.

Get to know the alumni living in Nigeria and suggest a date and time to get together with the group through your alumni point of contact Duza Baba '09

Past Events

Abuja: Dinner and Dialogue
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Alumni gathered for dinner and dialogue with Johns Hopkins SAIS Admissions Director Karen Ohen. A good time was had by all! 

Abuja: Dinner and Dialogue
Tuesday, March 13, 2019
Alumni gathered for dinner and dialogue at Bunna Café by Musa Yar'adua Center. Duza Baba JHU’07, ’09 was there to greet fellow alumni. 

Alumni in this group meet on occasion for evening cocktails or weekend brunch. Join them by getting in touch with Victor Abiola '01 (Johannesburg) or Oliver Drews '92


Past Events

Johannesburg: Alumni Lunch
Saturday, April 7, 2019 
Alumni gathered for lunch at Jamie’s Italian Melrose Arch in Johannesburg. Victor Abiola B’00, ’01 was there to welcome guests.

Cape Town: Dinner with Professor Francis J. Gavin on “The United States, Peace, and World Order”
Thursday, June 22, 2019
Fellow alumni and Francis J. Gavin, Giovanni Agnelli Distinguished Professor and the inaugural director of the Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs, led an informal discussion on “The United States, Peace, and World Order” over dinner. 

Edith Laszlo '97 has formed a new Tunisia alumni club and looks forward to hearing from fellow alumni. If you are living in Tunisia or traveling in the area, please feel free to contact Edith.

Past Events 

Tunis: Alumni-SAIS Europe Student Trip Dinner 
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Alumni and admitted students were invited to join current SAIS Europe students who were visiting Tunis for dinner. The group also joined in on the global celebration of Johns Hopkins SAIS and its 75th Anniversary this year. 

Tunis: Dinner Gathering
Friday, October 13, 2018
Johns Hopkins SAIS and JHU alumni living in Tunisia gathered for dinner at Nippon Bistro in La Marsa. Edith Laszlo ’97 was there to greet the group.