GSC Alumni

Alumni Engagement

Connect with other Pitt Global Studies alumni working worldwide through Linkedin. Join the Linkedin Global Studies Group for discussions about employment, relocating, and other opportunities.

We rely on you to keep us up-to-date with information about your career, accomplishments, and further education. This information constitutes critical feedback for the ongoing development of GSC.  As an alumnus, you can also provide valuable perspectives and help current Global Studies students through mentorship and connecting them to volunteer opportunities, internships and jobs in your network. By providing this information, you will help to ensure the quality and growth of the GSC for years to come. You can take the survey below or fill it out here.

GSC Alums named Emerging Global Leader in Residence!

Jenna Baron '13 is a co-founder and the Executive Director of ARYSE.

She earned a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology, Global Studies, and African Studies in 2013 from the University of Pittsburgh. Jenna is a 2013 Fulbright Scholar, 2015 Humanity in Action John Lewis Fellow, New Leaders Council Pittsburgh Alumna, a board member for the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh and Pittsburgh Urban Magnet Program, and in 2019, was recognized as one of Pittsburgh’s 40 Under 40. Jenna’s work is largely motivated by Paolo Freire’s Pedagogy of the Oppressed and believes that education can be a tool for liberation.


Eric Reidy '12 is a journalist and the Migration Editor-at-large for The New Humanitarian currently based in Goa, India.

He has reported extensively on migration in the Mediterranean as well as on humanitarian aid work and anti-migrant vigilante groups at the US-Mexico border and the effort to document crimes and push for accountability in Syria’s civil war. Eric's work has taken him to Lebanon, Turkey, Egypt, Tunisia, Sudan, Niger, Italy, France and Greece, among other countries.



Global Careers in Pittsburgh and Beyond: A Conversation with Jenna Baron and Eric ReidyWatch Here !