People

Staff


Victoria Livingston

Education Program Manager

Victoria is a recent college graduate who is passionate about educational equity and advocacy. Shortly before joining UNAGB she completed her undergraduate degree at Boston College, majoring in Applied Psychology & Human Development. She is passionate about working with diverse communities and serving youth in educational spaces, largely influenced by her experiences growing up as […]

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Caitlin Moore

Executive Director

A graduate of Bowdoin College and Harvard Graduate School of Education, Caitlin taught middle school social studies in Fitchburg and East Boston and was a Dean of Curriculum and Instruction in Lawrence. As a teacher, she led a Model UN club, and taught Model UN in her classroom. As an administrator, she supported social studies […]

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Emma Belza

Education Director

Emma is a former educator who is passionate about building students’ capacity to think critically about complex global issues.  Before joining the UNAGB team at the Education Director in 2021, Emma taught middle and high school social studies and served as a Dean of Curriculum and Instruction in Lawrence. As a teacher, Emma worked to […]

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Alex Bostian

Director of Development & Community Outreach

Alex is a passionate global citizen who joined UNAGB in 2019 as an Education Program Manager before transitioning to his current role as the Director of Development & Community Outreach in 2021.  His positive experiences participating in Model UN in high school and university led to him study conflict transformation and international law in the […]

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Henna Capone

Operations and Grant Manager

Henna Capone is a nonprofit management professional with work experience spanning across five different countries. A dual citizen of Finland and the United States, Henna holds a Master’s in European Politics and Security from University College London and a Master’s in international Relations from Corvinus University of Budapest. Prior to joining the UNAGB Henna worked […]

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Carrie Boland

Operations, Finance, and HR Coordinator

Carrie is passionate about education and preparing young leaders for the future. Carrie taught 6th grade in Camden, NJ before moving to roles outside of the classroom. Before becoming the In-Class Operations Coordinator for UNAGB, she worked as the Director of Fellowship Admissions at Education Pioneers. Her work focused on developing and executing processes to select […]

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Interns


Rania Shafi

Rania is a sophomore at Smith College studying Government with a concentration in International Politics and human rights. Originally from Farmington, Connecticut, Rania’s passion for justice and the defense of human rights was cultivated at her dining table at home and strengthened in her classes at Miss Porter’s School. Between 2019 and 2020, Rania spent […]

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Matthew Stauss

Matthew Stauss is from Georgetown, Massachusetts and is a senior at St. John’s Preparatory High School.  Matthew is the Secretary General of the 17th annual SJP Model UN Conference and President of the school club.  In 2019, Matthew studied the psychology of mental health and how policy-makers reckon with the challenges of mental health when […]

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Margherita Marras

Margherita is a rising sophomore at Boston University studying International Relations, with a focus on international systems and world order. She is originally from Milan, Italy but moved to New York City when she was seven years old. Margherita has always been raised in international environments which sparked her interest in global governance and diplomacy. […]

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Kaushar Barejiya

Kaushar is a rising sophomore at the University of Massachusetts Boston studying Political Science with Public Policy as her secondary specialization. She is originally from India. Model UN has been an integral part of her school time and during her junior and senior years, she has served in the Model UN club of her high […]

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Kaitlyn Wells

Kaitlyn is a rising sophomore at Tufts University studying International Relations with a focus on global health and environment. She grew up in Hong Kong, and stayed there for her gap year after high school. During this time, she interned for International Care Ministries, a non-profit organization working to end ultra-poverty in the Philippines. Kaitlyn […]

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Isabella Watson

Isabella “Izzy” Watson is a senior at Boston University pursuing a major in Social Studies Education and a minor in Political Science. She is originally from Southbury, Connecticut; a small town where she discovered her passions for equitable access to education and environmental conservation. Isabella started her teaching career as a Democracy Coach at Generation […]

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Isabella Bucco

Isabella Bucco is a recent graduate of the University of Massachusetts Boston. She graduated with a double major in International Relations and Economics, and a minor in Arabic. She interned with U.S Rep Katherine Clark in the spring of 2020. This experience helped her develop skills in community outreach. She has also interned with the […]

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Alex Chen

Alex is a rising senior studying environmental chemistry at Umass Amherst. His extensive background in environmental chemistry led to his current focus around environmental pollution, a theme where science intersects with law, politics, justice, and globalization. His training in environmental law and his moderate approach to lawmaking made him recognize the importance of the UN […]

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Felix Chen

Felix Chen is originally from Austin, Texas and a rising sophomore at Harvard University, where he is planning to major in Government and Computer Science. He has been involved in Model UN since middle school, and is excited to be building and implementing educational materials this summer to engage students on global issues. Felix is […]

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Fatima Ribeiro

Fatima is from Cabo Verde, a small country located in West Africa. Cabo Verde is made up of 10 islands, one of which is not inhabited. Fatima and her family are from the island of Fogo, Cabo Verde. Fatima is currently a senior at Boston Latin School and is interested in pursuing a career in […]

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