The Diplomatic Courier and Young Professionals in Foreign Policy named Mary David ’07 as one of the 2013 Top 99 Foreign Policy Leaders Under 33. The international list identifies the most influential foreign policy leaders under 33 years old.
“An ardent defender of human dignity, Mary David fights against human trafficking and ceaselessly works for the rights of women and children worldwide,” said Ana C. Rold, editor-in-chief of the Diplomatic Courier. “Among her many accomplishments, she helped formulate the first anti-human trafficking laws in the state of Maryland.”
David graduated from the University of Mary Washington with a Bachelor of Arts degree double major in international affairs and communication. She also holds a juris doctor from the George Washington University Law School.
“I am truly honored to be recognized among such prestigious and influential leaders from around the world,” said David, who is director of public relations for the Foundation for Post Conflict Development. “To be one of only 99 selected and see what others from the Millennial Generation are doing inspire me to effect greater change.”