Zach joins the USGLC after holding several internship positions at nonprofits in DC, including at the World Affairs Council – Washington, DC. Zach recently graduated from Occidental College, where he received his bachelor’s degree in diplomacy & world affairs, and history. While at Occidental, Zach studied abroad in Freiburg, Germany, and additionally conducted research on U.S. engagement in international organizations. Zach is originally from Tucson, Arizona, and is excited to be living in DC once again.
The outbreak in the DRC has escalated into the second most deadly Ebola outbreak in history despite a new vaccine because conflict and violence are preventing an effective response. And last week, several Ebola cases and deaths were confirmed in Uganda – the first sign that the virus could spread and become a global health emergency.