Alumni on the Move
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GMF is proud to support a network of accomplished alumni. We congratulate several distinguished alumni for their recent accomplishments and appointments to high level positions in government, including Doua Thor as Executive Director of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, Kristian Jensen as Denmark’s Foreign Minister, Søren Pind as Denmark's Minister for Justice, and Ellen Trane Nørby as Denmark's Minister for Children, Education, and Gender Equality.
Doua Thor (MMF ‘08) was recently appointed as Executive Director of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI). Prior to this she served as the Director of Strategic Partnerships and Senior Advisor for WHIAAPI. Ms. Thor also served as a Senior Fellow with the National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development and the Executive Director of the Southeast Asia Resource Action Center for nearly nine years.
Kristian Jensen (MMF ‘99) was recently appointed as Minister for Foreign Affairs of Denmark. Prior to this he served as a Member of the Public Accounts Committee as well as a Member and the Chairman for the Liberal Group in the Danish Parliament. He was also the former Minister of Taxation for the Danish Government.
Søren Pind (MMF ’07) was recently appointed as Minister for Justice of Denmark. Mr. Pind also serves as a Member of the Danish Parliament as The Liberal Party’s foreign policy spokesman. He is also a Member of the Constitutional Committee on Foreign Affairs. Mr. Pind also co-owns FFW, a data-driven digital agency built on technology. In the past, he served as Mayor of Copenhagen as well as Cabinet Minister for Development Aid and Minister for Integration, Refugees, and Emigrants for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark.
Ellen Trane Nørby (MMF ‘13) was recently appointed as Minister for Children, Education, and Gender Equality for Denmark. Ms. Norby also serves as a Member of the Danish Parliament for The Liberal Party in South Jutland. During her parliamentary career, she was previously a spokeswoman on media, social affairs, gender equality, and cultural policy.
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